A Global Leader in Cellular Materials Technology

Zotefoams plc is a pioneer in cellular materials with a legacy of innovation that stretches back to 1921. Zotefoams is the world's largest manufacturer of lightweight cross-linked polyolefin block foams (AZOTE®) and additionally sells and licenses high-performance products (ZOTEK® and T-FIT®) and cellular materials technology (MUCELL®). Our strategy is to create sustained profit growth by expanding sales internationally and by broadening our potential market by developing new, unique products. This strategy is supported by our commitment to quality, innovation and customer service through investment in the training and development of our employees. Quoted on the London Stock Exchange and with headquarters close to London, UK; we have an annual turnover in excess of £50m and a global workforce of over 300 employees. Our products are used extensively across a range of markets worldwide including speciality packaging, automotive, aviation, sports & leisure, healthcare, construction and marine.


We operate two foam manufacturing sites: Croydon, UK, and Kentucky, USA, and license technology from a base in Massachusetts, USA. In China we are the majority shareholder in a venture to manufacture and sell T-FIT technical insulation system and in Hong Kong we operate a sales joint venture for AZOTE foams in Asian markets. Zotefoams products and technologies are based around unique, environmentally friendly processes. Our products include the AZOTE and technically advanced ZOTEK ranges of closed-cell foams which are superior in strength, consistency, quality and purity to foams produced by any other method. MUCELL is a patented microcellular foaming technology for extrusion that delivers both cost and environmental benefits by reducing the plastic content of common products by around 15%. MuCell Extrusion LLC, 100% owned by Zotefoams, licenses this technology and has installed equipment at customers in over 30 countries.

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