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Woodbridge Group markets Italian polyurethane technology

Plastics technology provider The Woodbridge Group has entered into a technical agreement with Italian polyurethane (PU) foam maker Toscana Gomma that will allow Woodbridge to have access to PU technology for skin solutions.


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November 29, 2010 by Canadian Plastics

Plastics technology provider The Woodbridge Group has entered into a technical agreement with Italian polyurethane (PU) foam maker Toscana Gomma that will allow Woodbridge to have access to PU technology for skin solutions.

According to a press release, Mississauga, Ont.-based Woodbridge will market the technology under the tradename “Woodbridge DecoSkin”. The company claims the product will provide a non-porous PU outer layer with a low density PU core, and is intended for applications like automotive head restraints, armrests and steering wheels, as well as product for other markets.  

A supplier to original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1 auto system suppliers, Toscana Gomma is a subsidiary of the Italian Olmo Group, and has been manufacturing slab and molded flexible PU foams for over 40 years.