Making a difference around the world
Armacell is the inventor of flexible elastomeric foams for equipment insulation. We develop innovative and safe thermal, acoustic and mechanical solutions that create sustainable value for our customers. Day in, day out, our products make a significant difference around the world.
As a multi-material and multi-product company, we operate two main businesses: Advanced Insulation and Engineered Foams.
Our product focus is on insulation materials enhancing the energy efficiency of technical equipment, high-performance foams for technical and lightweight applications, 100% recycled PET products and next-generation aerogel technology.
Creating value for our everyone everywhere
Energy efficiency, urbanisation, acoustic comfort and vibration control, globalisation of the food supply chain, lightweighting, and sustainability: six megatrends that are shaping everyday life around the world. Our high-performance products and solutions are delivering the value-enhancing answers markets are demanding. Answers we develop in close collaboration with our customers globally.
Ensuring the highest quality standards 30,000 quality tests per year
Armacell’s market leadership in insulation materials and high-performance foams is a commitment to consistently deliver high quality across its products and solutions. Certified quality management systems are key in ensuring compliance with Armacell’s ultra-strict standards. A global quality conformity team oversees quality control and testing. 30 000 tests in four categories are conducted annually at the main testing centre in Münster, Germany. Complementary state-of-the-art product testing centres are located at other Armacell facilities around the world. Customers expect the highest quality standards from the market leader, and Armacell engineers are dedicated to ensure their expectations are met.
Armacell drives innovation strategically. Over the past three years, the company invested approximately €30 million into R & D to maintain the highest production standards and accelerate innovation. Some 100 researchers and technicians at Armacell facilities in Belgium, Canada, China, Germany and the USA are driving innovation in quality-oriented production, product performance, new materials and pioneering technologies. Innovations they develop – often in close collaboration with partnering universities – are subjected to the strictest quality tests prior to commercialisation.
Armacell works closely with universities and research institutes around the world. The company cooperates with the University of Sheffield, UK to develop new acoustic solutions and fundamental understanding of acoustic phenomena for various materials and systems.