Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Recticel is a manufacturer and supplier of polyurethane foams for bedding, insulation and automotive use throughout Europe, the United States and Japan. It manufactures a variety of technical foams used for filtration, airtight and watertight seals, acoustic insulation, packaging materials, sponges, and lamination of other materials, such as textiles and leather. The company s products, including seat pads, backs, armrests and mattress are supplied directly to the furniture and mattress industries. It manufactures mattresses and slat bases that are marketed under brands, such as Beka, Bultex, Epeda, Lattoflex, Merinos, Schlaraffia, Sembella, Superba and Swissflex. It also manufactures polyurethane and phenol rigid foams for thermal insulation for the construction industry. It also manufactures comfort products, such as moulded seat cushions and window encapsulation for the automotive industry. It also makes wooden and plastic slat bases. The company has an office in Tuscaloosa, Ala.