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Successful Mission for US Foam Company, NCFI Polyurethanes, and NASA with Orion Spacecraft Test Flight

MOUNT AIRY, NC—NCFI Polyurethane’s 30-year partnership with NASA was re-launched Dec. 5, 2014 with the space agency’s first successful post-Space Shuttle launch of the Orion spacecraft. NCFI’s spray polyurethane foam insulation (SPF) is used on the second stage liquid fuel tanks of all NASA spacecraft. “NASA and the United Launch Alliance (ULA—the Boeing and Lockheed […]

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VA Company Uses NCFI’s TerraThane Geo-Tech Foam System to Save Parking Lot, Time, and Money for NC Municipality

MOUNT AIRY, NC—Concrete Jack, Inc. of Williamsburg, VA, a company specializing in concrete leveling and foundation repair along the Eastern Seaboard and the South, used TerraThane Geotechnical Foam system to help save the parking lot of a Wake Forest, NC auto repair business. “Parking lots are notorious for sinking from failed storm water structures,” says […]

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US Foam Company, NCFI Polyurethanes® Turns Fifty. Founders Included Chemist from Manhattan Project, Pioneer of Urethanes, and Charlotte-Based Cotton Company

MOUNT AIRY, NC—NCFI Polyurethanes, an international manufacturer of rigid and flexible polyurethane foams turns 50 this year. The Mount Airy-based company got its start in 1964 as North Carolina Foam Industries through a partnership between Dr. Harris W. “Ace” Bradley, who had worked on the Manhattan Project during WWII and with Dupont in discovering and […]

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Safe at Home: Birmingham’s Regions Bank Ballpark Uses TerraThane Geotechnical Foam on Renovation That Threatened Start of Season

MOUNT AIRY, NC—Regions Field, home to the Birmingham Barons, an AA affiliate minor league team of the Chicago White Sox, needed a quick fix for a fast-track renovation project. The ballpark opened in 2013 and prior to the start of the 2014 season they found they needed to run utilities for the dressing rooms in […]

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NCFI Polyurethanes’ GoldStar Applicator Receives Boston Angie’s List Top Five Percent “Super Service Award” for Second Year

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MOUNT AIRY, NC Closed Cell Structures, a Danvers, MA insulation contractor, was recently awarded the “Super Service Award” for second year running by Angie’s List, the well-known US-based website that provides customer-generated reviews of local contractors. The award recognizes the top five percent of contractors in a given category within a defined market. The awards […]

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