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Middleton, UK, July 5, 2021 – The Vita Group (or “Vita”), Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of Technical Foam Services (TFS), a UK foam conversion business based in Corby.

TFS will bring enhanced technical foam conversion capacity and capability to The Vita Group, as well as bringing an even greater level of service and access to product and conversion expertise for customers.

Stuart Roby (left), MD at The Vita Group, and Duncan Geddes, MD at Technical Foam Services

With over 50 people employed at its site in Corby, Northants, TFS has been providing a range of bespoke, high-quality foams to several market sectors, including the automotive, medical, audio and retail industries, for more than 20 years. Duncan Geddes, owner and Managing Director of TFS, will continue to lead the business following the acquisition.

Duncan commented: “The integration of Technical Foam Services into The Vita Group is an exciting development and will allow us to continue providing our customers with the highest levels of service and be uniquely placed to offer customers additional value-added solutions.”

TFS is the first UK foam converter to achieve all three International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) standards for prioritising the health and wellness of staff, delivery of high-quality products and for its approach to environmental consciousness.

Speaking on behalf of The Vita Group, Group CEO Ian Robb said: “We believe this transaction allows Vita to provide a broader range of services and products, as well as the potential for opening up new routes to market. Duncan is a highly respected leader in the industry and with his experienced workforce has built an impressive entrepreneurial company in TFS.  We look forward to working together in the future to support our customers.”

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Stuart Roby – Managing Director Technical Division
stuart.roby@thevitagroup.com

About Technical Foam Services (TFS)

Based in Corby, Northants, UK, TFS combine cutting-edge engineering and foam conversion processes with a dedication to quality and complete customer satisfaction, TFS are the first UK foam converter to achieve all three International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) standards. They have been awarded the standards for prioritising the health and wellness of staff, delivery of high-quality products and for their approach to environmental consciousness.

About The Vita Group

The Vita Group is Europe’s leading flexible foam solutions provider. Built on 70 years of heritage, Vita develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of value-added and differentiated flexible polyurethane foam and Talalay latex and flooring products.

Vita’s three divisions – Comfort, Technical and Flooring – cater for customers across a broad set of industries including Bed-in-the-Box mattresses and bedding, furniture, hygiene and medical, mobility, construction, and flooring. The company’s pan-European operating base is well-positioned to serve local, regional, and multi-national customers across Europe and provide innovative and value-added products and applications across the world.

Vita has responded to the urgent need for products and materials to support healthcare, care homes, medical and hygiene applications during the COVID-19 emergency.  The Company is currently delivering products for medical mattresses, filters for ventilators, PPE mask inserts, and many other healthcare relate products. For more information, please visit www.thevitagroup.com

Posted 5th July 2021

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