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Contact: Patrick Barberet
Phone: (401) 256-7031
Ultralon Foam Opening Production and Distribution Facility in North Kingstown, RI
North Kingstown, RI (May 31, 2017) — Ultralon Foam International Ltd., a leading producer of foam products, is opening a new production and distribution facility in North Kingstown, RI, the
company announced today.
The company will move from its current location in East Greenwich to the new facility at 376 Dry Bridge Road, which will become the North American headquarters for Ultralon Foam USA. Ultralon, based in New Zealand, produces foam products for a variety of markets, including the medical, sports and marine industries. Its foam is used in numerous consumer products, including heat moldable foam liners for ski boots and shoes, boat and dock fenders, playground safety surfaces, sports helmets and packaging for electronic equipment.
“The facility will continue the rapid and successful growth that Ultralon has seen in North America over the last few years,” explains Matthew Bodoff, Ultralon Foam USA’s Vice President of Sales. “It will allow us to provide superior local service to the New England and Mid-Atlantic markets and continue our tradition of quick turnaround of orders to all of our North American customers.”
Production activities will focus on Ultralon’s strong lineup of closed-cell foam products for the marine, hot tub, swim spa and tub/shower industries, under the U-DEK brand name. The facility will have full digitizing, design and production capability to produce closed-cell foam marine deck treads. In addition, Ultralon will be relocating its North American warehouse to Rhode Island from Chicago, IL to improve service and lead times to its marine, sporting good, medical and industrial customers.
About Ultralon Foam International Ltd.
Ultralon started in the 1970s as a manufacturer of high quality EVA foams in a variety of densities and colors, primarily for the footwear and orthotics industries. The business has expanded to include a large spectrum of foams for a variety of industries, including the sporting, industrial and marine markets. Originally based in Christchurch, New Zealand, the company has manufacturing capability in New Zealand and Asia as well as a growing global network of sales outlets and distributors in Australia the USA, Asia, and Europe. Ultralon is a world leader in high performance foam products and developed unique foam formulations including impact absorbing foam (Ultrastop), high-action performing foam (Flexalon) plus Performance and Thermoforming PE and EVA foams as well as a new range of U-Dek marine decking.
For more information, visit www.ultralonfoam.com.