A mind that sleeps right thinks right, and a high-quality mattress not only facilitates better sleep, but it also promotes improved mental health and stability, and foam manufacturers play a crucial role in providing the materials needed to create such mattresses. These versatile foam materials can be used for various purposes, including cushioning and insulation.
As a significant contributor to the global economy, the foam manufacturing industry has seen the rise of many specialized companies. One such company is U-Foam, founded in 1959 by the Late M Sarangapani, known as the Father of Polyurethane foams in India. U-Foam has been at the forefront of using Polyurethane foams in diverse areas in India and has been actively involved in innovating and developing various forms of Polyurethane.
As a major player in the flexible foam sector, the firm is dedicated to providing top-quality products that meet the needs of its customers across various industries. “We at U-Foam offer a wide range of products, including comfort items such as mattresses, pillows, and cushions, as well as specialty foams for industrial supplies and packaging.
We produce both rigid and flexible foam products, reticulated foams as well as insulation materials, pipe sections, and specialty foams for aircraft and defense industries”, speaks Jagannath Sarangapani, Managing Director, U-Foam.
The firm also manufactures molded flexible foams for automotive, pillows, and special packaging. Additionally, their insulated panels are used for various products such as environmental chambers, cold and cool rooms, and prefabricated homes.
The firm prides itself on having a complete range of machinery to cater to the diverse needs of its customers. With its 40,000 square feet production facility located on the Hyderabad- Nagpur National Highway. “Our facility houses continuous flexible slabstock foaming machines, high-pressure and low-pressure machines for moldings, state-of-the-art CNC controlled cutting machinery for flexible and rigid foams, as well as molds and mattress finishing equipment“, says Jagannath. U-Foam possesses a complete set of insulated panel manufacturing machinery, including de-coiling, hydraulic shears, and bending machinery, multiple daylight panel presses, corner presses, and a complete fabrication unit.
U-Foam has a rich history dating back to 1959, with over 60 years of excellence in the foam manufacturing industry. As a leader in the field, U-Foam has a Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) accredited testing facility in-house for the testing and marking of Flexible foams. The firm takes environmental responsibility seriously and has phased out the usage of harmful CFCs in its manufacturing process.
As a result, all their products, including foam cushions, mattresses, pillows, and other foam-based products, are now environmentally friendly. U-Foam's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and promoting sustainability has earned them a reputation as a socially responsible company. The firm’s dedication to excellence and sustainability has led to several awards and recognitions. In 2004, the company was awarded Best Performance in SSI Sector by the All- India Manufacturers Association.
U-Foam's commitment to sustainability & dedication to excellence sets them apart as a leader in the foam manufacturing industry
They were also recognized in 2013 by Power-Gen International for their Best Solar Project award for their work in solar electrification in Andhra Pradesh. U-Foam has collaborated with PGCIL and ABB on the prototyping of AC Kiosks for substation automation. The firm also played a significant role in the 3G deployment by BSNL and all other significant TELECOM Operators. U-Foam created R5 canteen enclosures for GHMC's Annapurna program and played a vital role in constructing school restrooms for the Swatch Bharat Abhiyan which showcases their dedication to making a positive impact in India.