Our History

Cumbrian Marketing was founded in 1980 as a specialist supplier to the automotive aftermarket and is based in Brampton, Cumbria serving customers all over the world as the UK operating subsidiary of Horn & Bauer GmbH, leading international manufacturers of polythene products.

This provides the company with access not only to state of the art manufacturing in two factories, but also R&D facilities, complemented by our experienced and knowledgeable teams in the UK and Germany. Horn & Bauer place great emphasis on total quality and products are deliberately positioned at the top end of their respective sector with a combination of quality and value for money.

Cumbrian Marketing operates in accordance with accredited quality systems, and Horn & Bauer have a number of quality assurance accreditations.

Our Values

Environmental considerations are a significant part of the Horn & Bauer Group philosophy. Many products are manufactured wholly or partly from recycled and reclaimed materials.

Product innovation has been the hallmark of Cumbrian Marketing’s reputation. Products are carefully researched, designed and marketed to meet the ever changing needs of the automotive aftermarket. These include:

  • The Compact Roll System & Rollset, patented in the UK and Overseas
  • The Kling-On – a completely new concept in seat protection.
  • Wondermask an exceptional breakthrough in vehicle masking technology, since much imitated and now the recognised masking standard.
  • Wondermask Lite a further development for use with vehicles that are subject to damp conditions, along with the new Wondermask Aquafit launched in 2007 and specially developed for use with new water borne technology.


Cumbrian Marketing Ltd, as part of the Horn & Bauer Group, place great emphasis on total quality.

Products are deliberately positioned at the top end of their respective sector, providing a combination of quality and value for money.

It is the company’s policy to maintain the highest standards of customer satisfaction and Quality Management Systems play a central role in this policy.

You can view our accreditations HERE

Certificates & Sustainability

Continuous quality – an obligation towards our customer

All our German sites are certified according to the international quality standard DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and environment norm DIN EN ISO 14001:2009. The site at Dinkelsbühl additionally is certified according to BRC/IoP global standard. This certification qualifies that site to produce packaging for primary food packaging.

The norms OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management system as well as DIN EN 50001 energy management system are also norms we implement in our company.

You can view our certificates HERE