Special Services

Development Partners

Metzeler Schaum GmbH are a qualified development partner for their clients. Our foam know-how, manufacturing knowledge and development competences are available for you in this respect.

No matter if you are looking for materials development, concept design, construction support or a complete component to be developed – Metzeler will certainly be the right partner for you.

 “Foaming ideas”

Prototyping & Technical Services

Metzeler Schaum GmbH are ready for any needs our clients may have and able to serve any stage of the product development process. We always offer the right solution for small batches, concept, prototype or pilot-production stages. For this, Metzeler Schaum GmbH make use of the latest CAD software for support.

Prototyping scope of service:


  • Cutting model parts according to CAD data (soft foam, hard foam, …)
  • Develop layered foam models
  • Develop manufacture models
  • Develop templates

Technical scope of service


  • Development of foam formulations in the area of block and formed foams
  • Displaying different materials versions in one tool
  • Test foamings in the client tool
  • Test concealment
  • Downstream production steps can be simulated (embossing, concealing, impregnating, etc.)

You still have some questions? Our specialists will gladly answer them.

System Supplier

Metzeler Schaum GmbH in Memmingen continue to expand their position as system supplier for the automotive industry. We focus on development, production and sales of industry components made of polyurethane foam.Our clients include some important manufacturers from the global utility vehicle area. We also focus on components for the car interior. Metzeler Schaum GmbH is a Vita Group member achieving a turnover of 1.4 Bn Euros with more than 6,000 employees in the business year of 2008.According to our clients’ requirements, all branches of the “Cellular Foams” group of companies are certified according to the respective directives.

Test Technology in QM

Metzeler Schaum put great store by quality. Therefore, we are using a large selection of test facilities.

  • Alpha-cabin and impedance tube for acoustic measurements
  • Thermal desorption analysis for determining fogging behaviour
  • Tensile strength measurement
  • Compression hardness measurement
  • Climate chamber
  • Different fire tests
  • Load-change tests
  • Resistance to light tests
  • Chemical tests

Furthermore, we have strong partners working in close cooperating with us.