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Since 2002, Alanto has specialised in the conversion of Foam and Rubber into products such as coils, pads, tapes, seals, gaskets, rolls and more. We supply our full range of products both to direct customers and converters, for use anywhere, from packaging to automotive, from marine to construction, there’s not a sector we don’t supply.

Jacobs and Thompson – UK Trading Update

Further to our announcement of 4th September 2023 we are delighted to provide a business update Both businesses valued customers and suppliers were contacted explaining the acquisition, congratulations and positive comments were received by both businesses. The...

Jacobs and Thompson Acquires RamFoam Ltd.

JandT is very pleased to announce that its subsidiary Alanto Ltd., has acquired 100% of the assets of RamFoam Ltd. RamFoam is the market leader in the fabrication and distribution of Polyethylene materials in the United Kingdom. RamFoam has 3 manufacturing facilities...

What is Foam conversion?

With 20 years of experience and expertise, Alanto is the UK’s leading independent Rubber and Foam converter. But what does that actually mean? What is Foam conversion, and what products can be made with the resulting converted Foam? Foam conversion is the processing...

What is Basotect® and How Can It Help You? | Alanto

Made from melamine resin, Basotect® has unique characteristics making it a versatile, resilient and reliable product for a wide range of insulation and soundproofing projects. The lightweight nature of Basotect® means that it can be successfully used in various...

What is the composition and production of EPDM Rubber

EPDM is a synthetic Rubber available in open-cell and close-cell form. The use of ethylene Propylene diene monomer (EPDM) Rubber spans multiple industries and offers a host of applications from roofing membrane to door and gasket seals. Alanto offers a wide range of...

Polyethylene Advantages and Disadvantages

Potable water is a vital resource and water companies are consistently under pressure to provide wholesome, safe, clean drinking water. As with any Foam solution, there are advantages and disadvantages of Polyethylene Foam. We have listed some of the most common ones...

Neoprene Gasket for potable water

Potable water is a vital resource and water companies are consistently under pressure to provide wholesome, safe, clean drinking water. The World Health Organisation’s water standards state that potable (drinking) water should be free of chemicals, microorganisms,...

What is EPDM Rubber used for?

In the early 1960s, companies set out to produce unique synthetic Rubber. Having used natural Rubber until this point, it eventually could not keep up with the complex needs of the manufacturers. Natural Rubber offers value in its high strength but degrades after...

What is Foam tape? Double-sided Foam tape, EPDM tape and more

Foam tapes are available in a selection of high-strength, resilient materials that offer a range of uses in many daily or bespoke applications. In this article, we'll look at Foam Tape in more depth, the industries that use it and common applications. As well as...

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