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Foam Inserts

Custom foam inserts designed & manufactured to your exact requirements, offer protection & presentation

Custom foam inserts – for cases, boxes or totes – can be used in a number of ways. All of which could have direct positive impact on the operation and profitability of your business.


Perhaps you are experiencing high volumes of damage to your products, equipment or components during transit. Or maybe expensive tools keep going missing on site. Do you need a more professional way of presenting your samples in sales presentation to boost orders? Or are you looking to gain brand differentiation in saturated, luxury retail markets?


Regardless of your application, industry or budget, custom foam inserts can help you achieve all of the above.

Foam inserts

How your business can benefit from custom foam inserts:

  • Precisely calculated cushion protection for high value items, reducing the cost of transit damage
  • High quality finishes to boost the awareness and sales of luxury consumer goods
  • “Shadow board” tool control foam to prevent tools or equipment being lost or left on site
  • Foam dividers to improve the efficiency of in-plant handling and line-side deliveries
  • Specialist materials such as flame resistant, and conductive foam to protect from static
  • Free impartial advice, plus no obligation quotes and sampling service

Choose the right foam insert for your requirements

Please use the links below for further information on the types of foam insert that could directly aid the operation of your business.


Need help or advice on the best solution for your specific application? Then please do not hesitate to contact an expert advisor for completely free advice and recommendations.

Foam case inserts

Ultimate product protection


Are experiencing a high or unacceptable level of damages to your items during transit? If your answer is yes, then your business should take advantage of custom designed foam case inserts. Utilising the latest software and performance calculations, custom case inserts can offer a precise level of protection.

Tool control foam

Easy identification of tools / equipment


Specialist tools and equipment are expensive. Losing them is very expensive! Tool control foam helps to prevent this. Also known as shadow boards, these foam inserts for cases, trays or even drawers highlight if a tool is missing. They can also help your field staff identify the tool they need, increasing productivity.

Free Guide: 15 crucial considerations for protection
Foam dividers / dunnage

Effective materials handling solution


When manufacturing high value goods, the devil is in the detail. Quite often, a small surface scratch can result in a product be rejected or returned. As a result, more and more manufacturers are turning to foam inserts, dunnage and dividers to protect components during the manufacturing process.

Presentation Foam

Retail and sales applications


From differentiating your luxury retail goods through high quality foam inserts and packaging, to sample cases that provide a striking, professional image in sales presentations, regardless of your goals, you can boost sales and improve your business reputation through custom designed foams.

Foam laser etching

Enhanced branding and appearance


Foam laser etching, also known as laser marking and laser engraving, is frequently used on foam inserts, either for branding purposes (e.g. logos) or for helping with identification, traceability, inspection purposes or even to provide instructions to the end user. Please click below for further information.

Why use GWP Protective for your foam inserts?

From foam inserts for toolboxes that quickly help to identify missing kit, to tough plastic cases with foam that provide exact levels of cushioning from mishandling.


Whatever your application, GWP Protective can help your business minimise the cost of expensive or specialist items becoming lost or damaged.


At the other end of the scale, the precise nature and high quality finishes achieved during the advanced manufacturing techniques utilised, make foam inserts an innovative and distinct way to differentiate your brand.


Critically, this can enhance sales in sectors where added value packaging is all important.

Foam insert manufacture

Inserts for cases that offer calculated cushion protection

Plastazote, the foam material of choice for GWP Protective, provides both superb cushioning and presentation.


It is well known for being lightweight, tough, flexible, moisture resistant, chemically inert and resistant to oils, solvents, dilute acids and UV light. It is also available in a large range of colours, offering further customisation options.


Specialist foams, such as conductive, static dissipative and high density are all available in the range.

Free Guide: 15 crucial considerations for protection

Using this material, your engineered foam inserts are designed to reduce the effect of shock and vibration on delicate, highly calibrated and often extremely valuable items during both transportation and storage.


By reducing any shocks generated by mishandling of the exterior case to a specific level of performance, it will allow damage to the packaged article to be greatly reduced.


By using the latest software and performance models, we can accurately engineer the precise level of cushioning required for a specific product or item.


Your foam inserts can be designed to suit any exterior case or packaging, providing protection from vibration, water and dust as well as providing precise levels of cushioning.


Please click here to see the range of protective cases, all of which can be supplied with Plastazote foam inserts.

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Get your precisely engineered, fully tailored foam inserts

Your business can take advantage of an expert design team, free impartial advice at all stages of your project, competitive pricing to suit practically any budget and volume, and the latest technology and equipment.


Your complete satisfaction – regardless of your brief, the challenge you are looking to overcome or the market you operate in – is paramount to everything GWP Protective do.

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Free, no obligation advice… 


Click below to discuss your upcoming requirements, difficulties you are facing or to simply get advice from one our experts.

Can you see how foam inserts can reduce damage, lower your costs & boost sales?