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Safeguarding players from injury is the most important attribute of protective supporting goods equipment. Providing comfort to players while using protective gear helps them perform while on the field. UFP Technologies equips custom solutions for the sports & leisure market that offer support, comfort and protection.

Sports & Leisure Applications

UFP Technologies has designed and manufactured a variety of sports and leisure solutions including:

  • Custom Helmet Linings
  • Athletic Braces
  • Shoe Insoles


Closed-Cell Foams, such as cross-linked polyethylene, are ideal padding materials for sports equipment. They are lightweight, yet durable, and are resistant to chemicals and moisture, helping eliminate the threat of mold growth.  

Fabrics are combined with our foams to create custom helmet linings and protective gear. 

Closed-Cell Cross-Linked Polyethylene Foam by UFP Technologies


To manufacture these solutions, we utilize a combination of techniques: