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Our Vision

To become leader in expanded polyurethane processing by providing innovative sleep system solutions and other foam application areas.

Our Mission

To create differentiation/positioning opportunities for our customers by providing high added-value solutions that are research-, consultation-, technology- and service-driven.

Our Strategy

Research and development of made-to-measure expanded polyurethane padding solutions that let customers stand out and grow on a highly competitive market.

About us

Every day, we strive to give our customers unrivalled value and opportunities.

For more than 30 years Expan has been one of Italy’s leading converters of expanded polyurethane for use in products that provide personal comfort and well-being.

Expan specialises in the processing of expanded polyurethane, using it to make a broad product range that includes mattresses, pillows and seat paddings for indoor, outdoor, automobile, nautical and hospital uses.

Expan draws on its extensive experience to provide a vast assortment of mattress cores. Made with materials of the highest quality and meticulously finished, our mattresses are ideal for those seeking perfect rest, relaxation and well-being.

Constant research, development and innovation make Expan a solid, reliable partner capable of meeting the customer’s every need, from initial design to the creation of made-to-measure products that offer outstanding technology, comfort and performance.

Timeline

Our history

Every day we strive to improve, embracing new technology to enhance our customers’ success.

1984

Expan is founded and soon makes its mark as one of Italy’s most innovative expanded polyurethane converters.

1997

Expan is the first company in Italy to install an automatic vertical shaping machine.

1998

Despite a serious fire that severely damages the main production line, Expan doesn’t lose a single manufacturing day.

2001

Expan is the first Italian manufacturer to establish a fully automated line for cutting, shaping and packaging the finished product.

2005

Expan becomes the first Italian company – and only the fourth in the world – to install the innovative turntable splitting machine by Fecken-Kirfel®, which chooses to emblazon it with the Expan logo at the Interzum Fair in Cologne.

2006

Expan produces its first mattress core in viscoelastic and polyurethane foam.

2009

Expan is the first converter business invited to exhibit at the Interzum Fair in Cologne.

2011

Expan reinvents the spring, using the material it knows best: polyurethane foam. Once again, its range arouses considerable interest at the Interzum Fair in Cologne.

2012

The purchase of a new roller type gluing machine that uses water-based adhesive helps boost product quality while lowering costs and raising output capacity.

2012

Expan exhibits at the Russian MEBEL fair in Moscow for the first time: it’s a major success.

2015

Expan displays a broad array of new products at Interzum.

2016

Expan acquires a mattress rolling machine, resulting in less bulk, lower shipping costs and more advantages for customers.

2016

Expan introduces a new machine for grooving slab surfaces to speed up production and improve service.

2017

Expan takes part in Interzum for the fifth consecutive time, again showcasing new ideas, now with a bigger stand that reflects the results of the firm’s progress

2017

Expan leaves its original site in Resana to move to a larger, more efficient plant in Santa Maria di Sala.

2017

A new, advanced fume extraction hood is installed at the plant to safeguard worker health and the environment.

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