Synnovia (formerly Plastics Capital) is a niche manufacturer of specialist plastic products. Applications for these products vary widely and examples include: Packaging for the food manufacturing and distribution - films, sacks and pouches. Steering columns and instrument control knobs in the automotive industry - plastic ball bearings. Various types of plastic mandrel. Cardboard box manufacture - plastic creasing matrices. It operates through two divisions, Films and Industrial, and has the majority of its production in five UK based factories, with a further three factories in Asia. Approximately 50% of its £75 million sales are made outside the UK to more than 80 countries.