Our Quality Credo

Committed to Quality. Everybody. Every Day.

At UFP Technologies, our commitment to quality is part of our culture. That’s why we created a Quality Credo to serve as a succinct and powerful reminder of its importance. This credo aligns with our company’s core values and beliefs that quality is not a one-time goal but an ongoing dedication to continuous improvement.

A Culture of Quality

Quality in Every Detail

Our team recognizes the significance of everything we do each and every day; from developing creative and failsafe designs for our clients, forming strong partnerships with our suppliers, and the overall commitment to producing the safest, highest quality medical devices and packaging possible. Everybody who is engaged in the process, from design through manufacturing, is a critical link in the chain. As a result, UFP Technologies continually invests in our Quality Environment to support our valued partners. This all-encompassing company commitment to quality can make a difference in potentially saving lives

Quality Framework

Commitment to Excellence

  • Teammate Engagement

    Teammate Engagement

    We raise awareness for potential errors, develop strong controls, and identify where improvements can have the biggest impact on quality.
  • Client Focus

    Client Focus

    We listen to our clients., implement validated processes to ensure compliance to regulations, decrease variation, eliminate defects, and ensure traceability.
  • Supplier Partnerships

    Supplier Partnerships

    We collaborate to improve the design, reliability, and manufacturability of components and products. We support business-continuity management planning initiatives, proactively identify and mitigate global operational risks.
  • Organizational Commitment

    Organizational Commitment

    We set metrics for individual sites and functions, identify root causes, and evaluate improvement year-on-year.
  • End Users

    End Users

    We are conscious of the user experience (UX) when developing solutions to ensure failsafe operation, ease of use, and safe and efficient storage, handling, and disposal of devices and packaging.


Commitment to Standards

To ensure we consistently meet and exceed industry requirements, we invest significantly in our quality management systems. Our dedication to maintaining the highest standards is reflected in the following certifications:

Aerospace Material Specifications

Through our broad supply base, UFP Technologies has direct access to a variety of foams suitable for the aerospace industry. Our access to BMS specified materials include:

  • BMS 8-39: Flexible urethane foam
  • BMS 1-68: Partially closed-cell silicone foam rubber, fire retardant, low compression set, phosphate ester resistant
  • BMS 1-51: Closed-cell synthetic cellular rubber, ozone and BMS-11 resistant
  • BMS 8-283: Flexible foam sound dampening and sealing tape
  • BMS 8-371: Flexible, closed-cell PVDF foam
  • BMS 8-409: Flexible, closed-cell, fire retardant, low density polyethylene foam
  • Mil-DTL 83054 C, Type IV & V
  • Mil-PRF- 87260 B
  • USAF Grade I & II

Digital Product Definition (DPD)

UFP Technologies is a DPD approved supplier.


UFP Technologies is registered with the US State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), as a manufacturer of defense articles as defined on the United States Munitions List (part 121 of the ITAR).

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Environmental Policy

Recognizing that the world’s natural resources are limited and fragile, UFP Technologies considers environmental protection to be consistent with its overall goals, values and operating principles. At UFP Technologies we strive to minimize our impact on the environment in the manufacturing of all our products. The management team at UFP Technologies and its employees are committed to:

  • Compliance with relevant legal environmental legislation, regulations and other requirements.
  • Promoting the prevention of pollution.
  • Continual improvement of the environmental management system.

Quality Policy

It is the policy of UFP Technologies to provide our customers with the highest possible quality and value in our products and services.

We are committed to meeting all customer requirements as well as all statutory and regulatory requirements, and to continually improve the effectiveness and suitability of our quality system processes.

To achieve this, we have created a documented Quality System to control our processes, establish and review objectives, and provide a forum for improvement. Our goal is to provide innovative ideas, technologies, and services that exceed the requirements and expectations of our customers.

Every UFP employee is responsible for ensuring that his or her daily activities focus on providing this level of excellence.

This statement represents our commitment and objectives regarding quality

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