Our Mission

To be your partner for every specialist material you'll ever need, designed, manufactured and delivered anywhere in the world.

Championing innovation since 1946

Goodfellow has been supplying the needs of science and industry worldwide for over 75 years. We’ve made it our mission to always be one step ahead, offering one of the most comprehensive ranges on the market, while playing our part in creating the breakthroughs of tomorrow. This has seen us involved in many exciting projects, which have included the development of everything from cochlear implants to nuclear fusion. To ensure we stay at the forefront of material science, we’re always expanding and improving our ranges and services. A great example of this is the launch of our Green Production Initiative designed to fuel innovation while fostering sustainability. 

Every product for every need

Over 170,000 products

We’ve one of the largest collections of advanced materials in the world, including metals, alloys, ceramics, polymers and compounds.  

Product sourcing

Our technical team can identify the right product for your project. And in the highly unlikely event we don’t stock it, we’ll find it.

Product modification

We can adapt products using our in-house manufacturing skills such as rolling, electroplating, sputtering, heat treatments, disk punching/turning and guillotining/sawing.

Custom solutions

Following your technical specifications, we’ll produce custom parts that fit your requirements. 

At the forefront of micromanufacturing

Goodfellow acquired Potomac Photonics in June 2024, enhancing the services in advanced scientific materials provided since 1946 with state-of-the-art micromanufacturing capabilities.

With expertise across a range of microfabrication services, from small hole drilling to laser micro-welding and on to microfluidic fabrication on almost all materials including polymers, we are able to scale from single prototypes to millions of parts for production.


Always putting you first

We’re proud to offer a level of service that goes above and beyond the norm.  

48 hour despatch

99% of our products are available for dispatch within 48 hours. 

Free global delivery

No delivery costs with an average delivery time of 3-5 working days.  

No minimum order

Purchase the amount you need with no delivery thresholds to meet.  

Fixed pricing

Purchasing in large quantities or re-order throughout the year with pre-agreed fixed pricing to make budgeting easier. 

Always great value

Buying in bulk and working with our approved partners, allows us to pass on savings for the best prices possible.  

Volume discount

Purchase five or more of the same item and save money with our volume discounts. Just ask our Sales Team. 


Years of facilitating scientific innovation


Huge range of advanced materials


Countries served globally


Quality assured products

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About Goodfellow

For over 75 years, we've been your trusted partner in scientific advancement, supporting researchers and businesses globally with high-quality advanced materials.

Our comprehensive catalog features over 170,000 speciality materials, forms and components, which are available from small research quantities to larger production requirements. We offer you fast dispatch and complimentary global delivery, ensuring an exceptional customer experience.