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Foam polymers prove their prowess

By Admin, 12/05/2014

PRW Features: Foam polymers prove their prowess The polymer foam market has seen an upsurge in activity in the past year. New applications are finding homes in sectors ranging from automotive and construction to packaging and aerospace. This is due largely to investment in research and development which is seeing product launches from foam polymer manufacturers that tackle concerns about the effect of plastic foam on the environment. Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical, has launched into Europe its first Styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam product containing a new...

Foam for the National Maritime Museum

By Admin, 03/05/2014

Kewell’s were recently commissioned to help design and manufacture a bespoke and colourful set of unique foam stools for a brand new installation at the National Maritime Museum exhibition. We also supply museums and gallery’s across the UK simple sheet foam, block foam and strip foam too, as well as made to order~fabricated foam inserts, foam trays made here in the UK (Kent) from British manufactured foam materials (AZOTE FOAM – PLASTAZOTE FOAM – ZOTEFOAMS PLC). Kewell Converters are a preferred and approved foam supplier for many museums, theatres, Film/TV producti...

A new study has rated KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD as “STRONG”

By Admin, 01/05/2014

RE: A new study has rated KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD as “STRONG” Congratulations, your company has been rated as “STRONG” in a new analysis of the UK’s 170 largest Foam Conversion companies. This is the highest accolade we award and reflects your excellent performance over the last 12 months. What is more impressive is that you have achieved this in a difficult marketplace where 43 of your competitors are in financial danger and a record number are making a loss. The Plimsoll Analysis – Foam Conversion companies, individually assesses the 170 companies using the proven and easy to read Plimsoll...

Puma is using a lightweight TPE foam – Zotek Peba from Zotefoams

By Admin, 10/04/2014

Puma is using a lightweight TPE foam, Zotek Peba, from Zotefoams for the padding in its evoPower football boots. The closed-cell foam, which is used for the padding the embossed area of the boots, is claimed to be three times lighter than ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) foams with similar cushioning properties. Puma, which has been testing the boot around the around the world, said the feedback has been “incredibly positive”. Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who has recently been signed by Puma, said: “I’m new to the Puma family, and the football boots they produce were one of the reasons for ...

Foam for Museums

By Admin, 17/03/2014

Foam Knee Pads

By Admin, 06/03/2014

Ergonomically Designed Surface Wipe Only Flexible & Lightweight Ideal for Tradesmen Plumbers or Tilers Protects Knee Joint Further Information 100% ethylene-vinyl-acetate or polyethylene foam. Surface wipe only. One size fits all. Weight 0.09kg approx. We design and already manufacture such items in house-in our UK factory for the UK market at economical costs.

HPRC Cases (High Performance Resin Cases)

By Admin, 03/03/2014

Indestructible, watertight cases sold under the HPRC (High Performance Resin Cases) brand are used all around the world to protect every kind of equipment. The trademark Made in Italy quality and our attention to detail, together with a constant desire to grow and innovate, have contributed to strengthening the HPRC brand in over 76 countries, achieving recognition, praise and increasing attention. Our desire to grow and move forward, our spirit of innovation and the success we’ve enjoyed over the years have contributed to strengthening the HPRC brand and keeping it competitive. A ble...

Coloured Foam for Costumes, Props and Carnivals

By Admin, 19/02/2014

Plastazote or similar materials (sheet foams both PE foams and EVA Foams) can be split to thickness in a variety of colours and are often supplied for carnivals/festivals workshops for children to make their costumes and decorations out of in addition to professionals set designers in Theatre, Stage, TV, Film props and scenery end uses.

A Touch of Gold with microZOTE®

By Admin, 12/02/2014

A Touch of Gold with microZOTE® The term “Luxury” has no clear definition but it refers to products and packaging of a very high quality and appearance with the perception of luxury being a very personal and sometimes emotional response. At first glance it is the power of the brand and the consumers’ preference to design, colour or an unknown sub-conscious decision that will lead them to a particular product. Beyond this you can tap into additional senses such as touch and smell. The perfect combination of creativity, differentiation and functionality is being developed by Zotefoams convert...

Bespoke HPRC Cases and Foam Interiors

By Admin, 03/02/2014

Choose the model that best suits your needs by visiting the “Luggage & Accessories” on our partners site and OEM www.plaber.com in Italy Their specialised and dedicated department analyzes your requirements and provides solutions, quotes and samples together with KCL. • The customization can be done on different levels: • The color of the suitcase; • logos; • adhesives; • internal sponges (milled, waterjet cutting, cutting blade), thermoformed can be designed and made by Kewell Converters Ltd in UK • organizer for the cover; • work to the shell (eg. Holes for USB ports, Fir...