Polyurethane Foam Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of polyurethane foam, which is a flexible substance created from combining petroleum derivatives known as polyol and diisocyanate. Polyurethane foam has a wide array of applications, including use as cushioning in furniture and automobile seating, padding for shipped goods, in addition to insulation for building and residential structures. It is also commonly used in the production of sponges for the medical field. This report focuses primarily on polyurethane foam that is used as insulation or padding for shipped goods and excludes all other foams and insulators, such as polystyrene and fiberglass. Spray polyurethane foam is covered to a limited extent in this report.