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New Look Same Quality, Value and Service

At Monmouth Rubber & Plastics our customers are always our top priority, said John Bonforte Jr. President and COO.

So we are excited to announce our new website, please visit it. The site is a resource that will add value to your business operation

Here are some items you will find on the site.

Our Products

We have several top-of-the-line brands, including Durafoam™, Airaflex™, Duraflex™, and Bondaflex™, Our Buns, Sheets, Rolls, and Foam Tape  have stood the test of time for 50 plus years and are used around the world.

Our Support

Not only are we an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer with industry leading support – we also have free tech support with John Sr., available at, All decisions that affect your business are made 100% in-house. We’re a big business with that small business feel.

Our Winning Smile

Since 1964, we have been here for you, with family values that make us more than just a manufacturing company – we apply our family values to our relations with our employees, suppliers and most importantly with you our customer.

So check out our new website, view our current products and services, and let’s continue to be your partner in the rubber and plastics industry. You helped us build this business, and we built this business for you. Have any questions or needs? Ready to order? Want to let us know what you think? Contact us today.




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Monmouth Rubber & Plastics earns ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

LONG BRANCH, NJ – Recycled rubber provider Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. has been re-certified to ISO 9001:2008 standards.

“This is particularly gratifying because the certification is provided by SGS, one of the premier ISO houses worldwide,” company President and COO John M. Bonforte Jr. said. “There are no shortcuts in ISO. It provides a universal language of quality and dependability. Customers know that a company dedicated to ISO adheres to procedures, processes and attention to detail that are highly repeatable.

Major expansion at Monmouth

The re- Certification is equally exciting, Bonforte said, because it serves as a prelude to a major expansion at Monmouth, which manufactures and distributes a wide range of closed cell sponge rubber and plastic foam, in addition to its Bondaflex recycled rubber products.

A complete announcement of the expansion is expected this fall, Bonforte said.

Sought a different benefit

Company founder John M. Bonforte Sr. said his original decision to seek ISO certification diverged from the motivation often cited by other manufacturers. While many companies pursue ISO as a path to gain business from auto makers, Monmouth sought a different benefit.

ISO provides an independent opinion

“In a small company, where you feel like one big family, it’s sometimes hard for the owner to instill, inflict, enforce the necessary discipline,” Bonforte Sr. explained. “But ISO provides an independent opinion as to what a company’s internal discipline should be”.

When you adhere to ISO standards, everybody works from the same sheet of music, supplied by a third party that speaks with authority and without bias,” he said.

ISO certification has changed the whole character of our business

ISO certification has changed the whole character of our business,” Bonforte Jr. said. In fact, Monmouth has become so committed to the international standards that it invites an independent ISO auditor, Rick Casswell, to visit the company each month and provide feedback on Monmouth’s success at adhering to the standards.


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Equivalent Replacements For American National Rubber (ANR) Stock Numbers

Monmouth Rubber & Plastics offers Closed Cell Sponge Rubber & Plastic Foam Stocks that are Equivalent Replacements For American National Rubber Stock Numbers

Durafoam™ closed cell sponge rubber and plastic foam has been supplied to gasket cutters, fabricators and resellers without interruption for over 40 years for use in such applications as foam tape, automotive gaskets, expansion joints, filler strips in concrete, shoe inner sole padding, and athletic and medical specialties.

Durafoam™ is manufactured in the form of buns, sheets, rolls, tape, and specialty laminations. All Durafoam™ products are 100% recyclable AND DO NOT CONTAIN ANY CFCs.

Click here for a chart of our equivalent replacements for ANR sponge rubber and plastic foam stock numbers.

The Monmouth Rubber & Plastics stock numbers, we believe, are comparable to the ANR (American National Rubber) stock numbers based on their published physical properties charts, as of December 1, 2008. When considering a competitive comparable material, please keep in mind that some materials have unique physicals that are not part of the recognized industry specifications and standards.

Free Rubber Samples Equivalent Replacements For American National Rubber Stock Numbers

Customer sample evaluation and approval of any substitution is suggested. MRPC will supply free of charge samples and testing of its materials to assist customers in their evaluation. For a Monmouth Rubber equivalent to an ANR stock you are using, please contact:


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Neoprene Sponge & Foam Manufacturer Stays True to Green Commitment, Does More With Less

LONG BRANCH, NJ – Long-time closed cell sponge rubber & plastic foam manufacturer & recycling proponent Monmouth Rubber & Plastics Corp. has taken the next step in its conservation efforts with the completion of a major expansion and upgrade at its Long Branch plant and headquarters.

The maker of Neoprene sponge & foam and other closed cell rubber and plastic materials also expects the efficiency improvements to benefit its customers through increased product quality and lower production costs.

The expansion included a new equipment line, consisting of state-of-the-art mixers and presses, along with data monitoring of all processes.

New electrical lighting throughout the facility will lower the company’s electric bills while improving visibility throughout the plant, which the company expects will increase worker morale and, subsequently, efficiency and quality.

“Monmouth is going state-of-the-art, with efficiency on a global scale,” company founder and General Manager John M. Bonforte Sr. said.

The Long Branch-based company undertook the project with assistance from the New Jersey Clean Energy Program, which offers financial incentives for commercial, industrial, and government customers to integrate energy efficient and renewable technologies into new construction and upgrades.

The upgrade is a continuation of long-standing policies and practices at Monmouth Rubber & Plastics, Bonforte said, noting the company achieves 98% recycling of all waste materials produced at the Long Branch facility.

Emergency Demand Response Program

To further its role as a good steward of natural resources, the neoprene foam manufacturer also enrolled in an emergency demand response program, in which Monmouth Rubber & Plastics agrees to reduce its electric power consumption on demand during critical periods to help avoid local and regional power outages.

“Our participation in this program contributes to the overall protection of the power grid and helps avoid additional utility costs and lost revenues for all consumers & businesses in our community,” Bonforte said.

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Monmouth Rubber & Plastics is a leading manufacturer and distributor of closed cell sponge rubber and plastic foam products. Visit the company’s website to learn more about its green manufacturing practices as well as its recycled rubber products.

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