Founded in 1964, Foresa is a producer of Formaldehyde and Resins and currently operates five production sites in Spain, Portugal, France and Mexico. Foresa's commitment to innovation and our experience make us an excellent strategic partner for our customers.

Foresa has an R+D+I Department at the Headquarters in Caldas de Reis (Spain) with a highly skilled technical team of 12 people (Ph. D and MSc´s) working full time to provide technical and environmental solutions. This team is mainly focused in the following areas:

  • Development of new and innovative products and solutions and improvement of existing ones
  • Development and innovation in production processes and technology
  • Technical assistance to our customers

For this purpose, Foresa has the adequate facilities which basically consist of two resin synthesis laboratories, one pilot plant for both the scaling up of resin synthesis production and for the wood-based composites manufacture and characterization (MDF, particleboard, plywood, glulams, etc), and one instrumental laboratory which mainly covers chromatography, spectroscopy and thermal analysis.

Special interest is being paid to manufacture resins under pressure or the development of formaldehyde-free and bio-based resins.

Foresa has participated in several international and national research projects which allowed the company to gain experience in application of its know how.