John Cotton Nonwovens Division manufacture both natural and synthetic products for the upholstery market, supplying companies such as Westbridge. We manufacture foam alternatives and use our state of the art cutting equipment to convert products into specific shapes and thicknesses as well as supply bloc waddings to convertors themselves. Examples of products available include:

  • PlatinumEco
  • Natural waddings for cushioning in the arms of sofas and chairs
  • Insulator pads for the spring units in seating
  • Shaped chair backs
  • Vertically laid structures as foam replacements
  • Patented convoluted structures
  • Up to 200mm thicknesses


The Nonwovens Division provides an array of manufacturing and operational processes and materials.

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Covid-19 Update

During these unprecedented times, John Cotton continues to manufacture and supply insulated pouches that provide an essential component for the transportation of chilled food and pharmaceutical items via distribution networks.

In line with the Prime Minister’s advice and government guidelines, this enables our customers such as Morrisons, HelloFresh, Mindful Chef, All Plants, Pharmacy2U and many more to deliver fresh food and pharmaceutical prescriptions to your doors, minimising people’s risk of exposure.

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John Cotton is directly involved in providing essential components which makes the distribution of food using parcel delivery networks possible. Mindful chef is a customer whose business is at the front end of fresh food distribution and home delivery meal kit solutions which is a critical front-line business.

Tim Lee - CEO at Mindful Chef