Applications

Making our lives more comfortable. Safeguarding the products we all depend on. The work of UFP Technologies touches just about everyone. We produce innovative custom-engineered components and specialty packaging solutions for more than 3,000 customers. And every year, those solutions grow lighter, stronger, more efficient, and more cost-effective.

At UFP Technologies we specialize in designing and fabricating custom applications for a variety of industries. We have access to hundreds of specialty materials and multiple manufacturing facilities across the country with numerous capabilities including routing, die-cutting, thermoforming, and more.

With decades of experience, access to an array of advanced materials, design expertise and fabrication capabilities we have the ability to provide your company with an end solutions that best fits your needs.

For our customers, innovation takes many shapes. But each solution is shaped by a level of design, materials and process expertise that is unique to UFP Technologies.

Working as an extension of your company's R&D and engineering teams we collaborate closely to develop and design unique solutions. We specialize in the following segments:

Medical Packaging

UFP Technologies designs and manufactures custom medical packaging solutions for medical devices, medical instruments, and orthopedic implants for use within clean rooms.  Utilizing medical-grade foams, plastics, films, and other specialty materials, we will work with you to create a unique specialty packaging solution for your medical product.

Molded Fiber Packaging

Molded fiber packaging is an environmental friendly specialty packaging solution as it made from 100% recycled newspaper and water, and is 100% recyclable.  UFP Technologies is the largest designer and manufacturer of molded fiber packaging in North America for electronics, consumer goods, industrial components, and more.

Protective Cases & Inserts

UFP Technologies will work with you to create a protective case solution with a custom foam insert to meet your exact packaging and protection needs. We will assist you in selecting the proper case, recommend the correct packaging foam material, manufacture the foam insert, and deliver an assembled specialty packaging case solution to you. We can also provide a turn-key solution by placing your product within its case before it is shipped out of our facilities.

Tool Control

UFP Technologies is a leading designer and manufacturer of foam tool control inserts for tool management.  Used for FOD (Foreign Object Damage) prevention and 5S programs, foam tool control systems are used by aerospace manufacturers and OEMs to promote tool accountability and asset management.

Thermoformed Packaging

Utilizing rigid plastics, closed-cell foams, and specialty materials, UFP Technologies has the ability to design and manufacture custom thermoformed packaging solutions such as trays, blisters, clamshells and more.

Cushion Packaging

UFP Technologies has been designing and fabricating foam packaging solutions since our inception in 1963. With five decades of experience, we are experts in creating custom cushion and protective packaging solutions for nearly any application using foams, plastics, molded fiber and specialty materials.

Returnable Packaging

As an innovative designer and manufacturer of custom packaging systems, UFP Technologies has the expertise to develop returnable and reusable packaging systems used for material handling.

Support, Comfort & Protection

UFP Technologies offers a wide range of materials that we design and fabricate to offer support, comfort and protection for the end user. Our custom solutions range from backpacks and duty belts used by the military, to helmet linings and shoe insoles for sports and leisure goods to positioning devices and knee braces for use after a medical procedure.

Acoustical & Thermal Insulation

UFP Technologies has extensive experience designing and manufacturing sound control and thermal insulation components. Acoustical applications include microphone windscreens, acoustical enclosures for home speakers and more. Our thermal insulation solutions are designed to manage temperature and liquids in a wide variety of applications for medical procedures, automotive manufacturing, building and construction and chemical processing.

Filtraton & Fluid Management

UFP Technologies has designed and fabricated countless filter and fluid management components used for removing dust and contaminating particles air, gases and liquids. Other applications include holding or reservoiring of liquids, transporting or carrying liquids, releasing of liquids and the picking up of residue.

Seals & Gaskets

UFP Technologies designs and manufactures custom foam seals and gaskets for automotive manufacturing, medical devices, chemical processing, building and construction and more.

Products

We also produce our own standard products ranging from cold chain shipping solutions, to process line insulation systems in biopharmaceutical facilities to beauty products found in salons and more.