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About Us

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.  

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 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."

Find Us

Visitor Reception

Visitor reception is located on the left side of our building and there is plenty of visitor parking available. Please ring the bell indicated and a member of the team will greet you and advise the host of your meeting that you have arrived. Please register using the touch screen in reception, this will ask for your vehicle registration and take you through our Health and Safety information before printing your visitor badge.

Collections Counter

The Trade / Collections Counter is in the middle of our building. Please ring the bell on the counter for a member of the Warehouse Team will assist you. Please have your Silmid Order Reference Number with you. The collections counter closes at 4.30pm.

Sat Nav User Note

Please be careful when selecting our address on a Sat Nav. We have had feedback from visitors that some devices take you to the incorrect address. Coleshill is on the eastern side of the M42 from Birmingham International Airport. If you find you are heading into Birmingham city centre then your Sat Nav may be taking you to the wrong place.

GracoRoberts Acquires Silmid

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.