Slabstock polyurethane foam is the heart and soul of comfort in many consumer products. Over the years, innovation in this segment brought to world the soft and unique feel of memory foam in mattresses and pillows, the convenience of bed-in-a-box products, support and improved ergonomics in furniture, and well-being in many other applications, such as medical equipment, transportation, sporting goods or carpet underlay.

As a long-standing partner to the slabstock foam industry in North America, BASF understands the expectations and challenges of this market. Therefore, we offer solutions that not only help foam manufacturers innovate and create differentiated products for their customers, but also allow plant operations to improve productivity, optimize raw material use, and achieve their objectives in terms of reliability and sustainability. Specifically, our products and services for the slabstock foam industry include:

  • Comprehensive range of standard polyurethane raw materials (TDI, MDI and polyether polyols) supplied from our North American plants.
  • Differentiated isocyanate blends and polyols grades, including graft polyols.
  • Outstanding technical support with capabilities covering formulation assistance, selection and handling of raw materials and production optimization.
  • Support to innovation with a dedicated technical team and pilot slabstock foam facilities.

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