Our Offering

Foam Products, part of DS Smith Packaging offer a full service solution from full concept design, prototyping and CNC routing straight from Pro E or Catia CAD. All of this plus dedicated customer support throughout the life of your product.

Primary goals

  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Meeting Customer Needs
  • Simple Cost Effective Foam Solutions
  • The Power of Less

Industry experience

Packaging (Temperature Control) - 30 years
Packaging (Appliances) - 25 years
Automotive Components - 15 years
HVAC - 10 years

Where We Excel

Our knowledgeable design team located at the Northampton technical centre – provide invaluable knowledge and experience to support our customers.

Our proven design, engineering and technical problem solving expertise is recognised worldwide within the high tech, consumer electronics, major appliance and automotive markets.

Award winning

For Quality Excellence and Environment Performance

Dedicated support

Dedicated project engineer and customer service support


Responsive and adaptable to meet your time critical business demands

“Can Do” attitude

Going the extra mile to ensure we meet your expectations

Design & Testing

Skilled in-house design with sample making and testing facilities

Recycling & Sustainability

Resource efficient manufacturing using only water and steam

Learn more

Foam Products is a premier supplier of custom designed packaging products, materials handling systems and speciality components, serving the needs of many of the world’s largest manufacturing companies.

With four strategically placed manufacturing sites in the UK, Foam Products offers exceptional geographical coverage to meet our customers’ requirements.

Our commitment to invest in the most up–to-date design and manufacturing technology ensures the highest standard of product quality and efficient production capability within the industry.

Our materials

With our state-of-the-art processing equipment, we are able to process a variety of foam materials as well as all known co-polymers. We manufacture packaging, material handling, automotive, HVAC (heating ventilation and air conditioning) and other components using a variety of expanded foam materials including:

  • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
  • Expanded Polypropylene (EPP)
  • Expanded Polyethylene (EPE)
  • Heat Resistant Co-Polymers
  • Arcel
  • SupraCell™

Key services

  • Full design from concept
  • Pro E and Catia v5 CAD design
  • Prototyping
  • CNC Routing
  • In-house testing
  • Multi impact testing
  • Testometric compression tester
  • Transport simulator
  • Incline plane

A few of our customers


Customer feedback

  • “The day to day service is good; they support the automotive industry production demands with Kanban, EDI and excellent customer service. Overall they have good logistic systems that deliver good quality products on time to the customers.”

    Good Service
    2013 Customer Survey
  • “They are still an exceptional company who understand the material that they are working with and the people are excited about what they do and therefore they work well together.”

    2013 Customer Survey
  • “DS Smith Foam Products are an ‘A’ Rated supplier for reliable, flexible and accommodating service. The logistic support the company give us is excellent coupled with excellent communications.”

    ‘A’ Rated Supplier
    2013 Customer Srvey
  • “They were simple and easy to deal with which was refreshing; some other companies are more complex. The people were good and they were resourceful, we did feel confident with them and we had a very strong relationship with them.”

    Strong Relationship
    2013 Customer Survey
  • “Competitive pricing and very good service levels combined with good communications from all departments.”

    Competitive Pricing
    2013 Customer Survey
  • “Foam Products production is very good, when we change our schedule they accommodate us. We have very good communications between our production team and theirs so the relationship works well. We are happy with them.”

    They Accommodate Us
    2013 Customer Survey