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Rigifoam Rigifoam


Resichem, a sister company within the Rigifoam group, was founded by the shareholders of Rigifoam in 2001.

With more than 90 man years of PU foam formulating and application experience in the group, over the past 10 years Resichem has captured the major market share of the Southern African PU foam systems market excluding domestic refrigerators. Our Rigid and Flexible Polyurethane systems are all developed in house with the back up of experienced technical personell and a fully serviced analytical & physical testing laboratory. We have remained the market leader by continuously interfacing with global leaders in polyurethane systems & application technologies.

Resichem were the first to commercially introduce systems in sub-Saharan Africa that did not contain HCFC's and are presently the only company to have successfully implemented MF technology under the banner of EcomateĀ® into the market without failures.

With a polyol blending capacity of 50 MT per day we supply & service the South African market from self managed distribution centres in Gauteng (head office), KwaZulu Natal, Easten Cape and Western Cape. All of our systems are produced under the ISO 9001 quality systems audited by German based DQS.

Industries & applications supplied include -:

  • Construction
  • Domestic fridges & commercial refrigeration units
  • Hot water boilers/solar panels
  • Agriculture - poultry & piggery structures, seed warehousing
  • Discontinuous panels - cold rooms and SIPS housing
  • Furniture - Wood imitation
  • Bouyancy applications in marine & leisure boating
  • Spray foam insulation
  • Protective packaging
  • Laminating adhesives
  • High resilience & memory foam comfort applications
  • Commercal vehicle, office & auditorium seating
  • Childrens seating & training aids