Essentra Components


ESSENTRA COMPONENTS, formerly Alliance Plastics, is a global provider of core parts and solutions. In 1987, Alliance Plastics was acquired by Bunzl, a UK multinational and was rebranded in 2013, to emphasize the company’s expanded product variety and client base.


The company grew considerably during the next 27 years, through mergers and the expansion of ESSENTRA COMPONENTS distributors worldwide. In addition, the industrial supply of ESSENTRA grew to become a market leader in injection and dip molded plastics for the auto parts, heavy machinery, and oil & gas industries. 


Today, three notable electronic manufacturing companies namely: Alliance, Richco, and Micro Plastics Inc., joined forces further to strengthen ESSENTRA’s reputation as an electronic component brand. 



ESSENTRA COMPONENTS catalog offers a wide range of products such as caps, plugs, other protection, finishing goods, and more.

Below you can find the list of product categories available from ESSENTRA COMPONENTS distributors:


  • Caps.
  • Plugs.
  • Fiber Management.
  • Gasketing.
  • Handles, Grips & Levers.
  • Rivets & Panel Fastening.
  • Feet & Glides.
  • Security Seals & Labels.


An 80,000-square-foot facility on Station Road houses the principal  ESSENTRA plastics production. Injection molding, die-cutting, tool repair, storage, and administrative business offices are all part of the operations. ESSENTRA also has a warehouse facility on McClelland Avenue that houses shipping, receiving divisions, and dip molding operations.


Why Customers Choose Essentra Components

Essentra Components provides value to customers through a foundation of technical knowledge based on 50 years of specialized manufacturing skills, unique design experience, and worldwide network capabilities. Thanks to advanced product development and production expertise combined with a logistics infrastructure, customers can choose from thousands of off-the-shelf goods or custom solutions.


ESSENTRA industrial supply switched to all-electric machinery in 2017. As a result, the environmental footprint will be minimized with the new machinery, while employee safety and ergonomics will increase.


Continuous improvements of ESSENTRA COMPONENTS are driven by significant investments in information technology, machinery, tooling, facilities, and a more robust dedication to health and safety.


Essentra Components Distributors

The different products are marketed by ESSENTRA COMPONENTS distributors in the United States, Canada, and Europe. BD Electronics LTD., located in Europe, is the renowned distributor of Essentra components.



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