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Latest News & Updates 

Discover the latest product news and industry updates from Worldwide Foam.

Sept 2021 Product Spotlight: GP-100

GP-100 is a privately branded, acrylic-based pressure-sensitive adhesive from Worldwide Foam. This general-purpose product consists of a 0.5mil mylar carrier, coated on both sides with 1.5mil of acrylic adhesive. GP-100 uses a 74# densified kraft release liner, which...

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August 2021 Newsletter- PSA update

August 2021 Newsletter- PSA update

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Update Worldwide Foam is expanding our Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) program to include additional service locations, improved pricing, and a wider selection of products! Worldwide Foam can now laminate adhesives to our materials in our...

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July 2021 Newsletter- XP-70R

July 2021 Newsletter- XP-70R

XP-70R Single-stage XLPE is one of our longest-tenured product lines, and exclusive to Worldwide Foam. The great cost-to-performance ratio and toughness of this material make it a popular option for industrial racking and heavy-duty packaging applications. In 2021, we...

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Pallet Return Program

Pallet Return Program

With the ever-increasing production costs, we are constantly seeking ways to help our customers cut down costs. We are rolling out pallet return service at our Elkhart Indiana, Atlanta Georgia, and Ontario California plants. You will receive a $12.50 credit per usable...

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Matt Gray- Assistant Plant Manager

Matt has been with Worldwide Foam since September 2020, starting as a plant worker at our Elkhart plant and recently been promoted to Assistant Plant Manager. Matt's favorite part of working at Worldwide Foam is being with his coworkers. When not at work, he enjoys...

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June 2021 Product Spotlight: Sulfur Free EPDMs

June 2021 Product Spotlight: Sulfur Free EPDMs

For many years, EPDM has been widely used in gasketing applications where it's exposed to harsh outdoor elements for an extended period of time. EPDM is selected for these applications due to its physical properties to resist heat and UV exposure. However, most EPDMs...

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June 2021 Newsletter- Spooling

June 2021 Newsletter- Spooling

Custom Spooling  Are your customers constantly asking you for fewer changeovers on their automated production lines? Our Wurtland, Kentucky facility operates a state-of-the-art level winding production line, which transforms our master rolls of materials into...

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Gregg Gleason- Plant Manager Wurtland, KY

Gregg has worked at Worldwide Foam for 2 1/2 years and has been with Jacobs & Thompson for 5 1/2 years. Gregg was initially hired by Riley Brand in Jan. 2016 to serve as the Plant Manager for the first US location of Jacobs & Thompson. Gregg continues to serve...

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