| Foams Are Our Business
Armacell is the successor company to the former insulation products division of Armstrong World Industries and was founded in June 2000 as a management buyout. As an independent company with financially strong investors Armacell has expanding into new markets. Apart from strengthening its world leading position in the market for flexible insulation materials in year 2005 the company set up a new division: ArmaFORM PET foam cores. With these environmentally friendly structural PET foam cores Armacell offers a powerful and innovative solution to the Composite Industry in target markets such as wind energy, building & construction, rail & road transportation, marine and further selected application areas.
As a pioneer in the field of PET technology, Armacell was the first manufacturer to succeed in foaming high quality, bottle-grade PET on an industrial scale and qualifying PET foams for the composite industry. Providing the ideal combination of strength, stiffness, toughness and at the same time flexibility, ArmaFORM PET foam cores perfectly fulfil the demanding requirements of today’s composite industry: increasing the performance of composite parts while optimizing weight. Since its breakthrough in the composite market, Armacell has been driving the market for PET foam cores and is continuously investigating improved products and innovative new products especially dedicated to “green” applications.
With 19 production plants and 4 R&D centres as well as the support of engineering, sales and service subsidiaries in 13 countries on 4 continents Armacell is excellently positioned to serve a truly global customer base.
The ability to deliver the expected and requested high quantities at the right cost and time, with strict quality controls and traceability has already made Armacell a reliable partner in the wind blade industry. The market for composites is highly demanding and is developing rapidly, offering innovative and reliable players great opportunities. Armacell has been driving the market for PET foams and intends to drive it further, together with its customers, as a partner.