Shakespeare’s material science experts formulate and build solutions essential to a variety of industries. As a team committed to problem-solving company-wide, Shakespeare promises its customers the most dependable partnerships for success. 

Founded in 1897, Shakespeare® has become a recognized leader across its industries. As experts in how things work, Shakespeare's teams create the most dependable solutions essential to the most reliable products. From extruding monofilaments for the fishing industry in the 1940s to producing proprietary nylons for internal use in technical monofilaments in the 1960s, Shakespeare's expansion into engineered nylons, performance monofilaments, and conductive fibers over the decades opened more doors to more possibilities. Fast forward to today and the brand is now an established expert in manufacturing, too. Through multiple investments in technology, production assets, and an expanded R&D department, Shakespeare has successfully positioned itself as a leading material science expert while also delivering best-in-class service to customers worldwide.

Polymers & Filaments

Shakespeare tailors engineered nylons, performance monofilaments, and conductive fibers for demanding and highly customized applications.

Marine and Military Electronics

Shakespeare builds the most reliable, high-performance antennas and communication solutions, promising its customers connectivity they can always depend on.

Lawn & Garden

Shakespeare builds outdoor power equipment accessories to exceed customer expectations. Applying more than a hundred years of material science expertise to its universal fit trimmer heads and line, Shakespeare solves the needs of every lawn care enthusiast.