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Headquartered in Coleshill near Birmingham, UK, Silmid is a specialist distributor of chemical consumables used throughout aerospace and aviation, supplying customers in over 100 countries for 40 years. Founded in 1980 as a GE Silicones distributor, Silmid supports customers in the aerospace OEM, MRO, airline, helicopter, general aviation, and defence segments.  

With over 40 years of experience Silmid is a long-time partner of key suppliers including PPG Aerospace, Shell Aviation, and 3M Aerospace, and can source from over 400 vendors to supply customer requirements.   

Our customers come first, and it is our ambition to create long-standing customer relationships by delivering a professional and high value service. Our focus on customer service, outstanding quality and accuracy has made us the first choice for customers working in Aerospace and Aviation globally.

"Silmid’s key value proposition is the on-demand supply of small volume orders primarily via its full service B2B ecommerce website, combined with a range of value-added services including inventory management, product repackaging and the packing and shipping of hazardous materials."

GracoRoberts Acquires Silmid


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In March 2021 GracoRoberts acquired Sil-Mid Limited to forge the largest aerospace-focused and specification-driven specialty chemicals distributor around the globe.

Headquartered in Arlington, TX, GracoRoberts is the single largest and most technically focused specialty chemicals distributor to serve the North American aerospace market. GracoRoberts are a full-service supplier of complex engineered materials for aerospace OEM and MRO segments, composites, electronics, and other advanced manufacturing industries.