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Kewell Converters adapts factory production to provide essential PPE component

Kewell Converters adapts factory production to provide essential PPE component

By Admin, 11/08/2020

Kewell Converters Ltd (KCL), a family-owned British manufacturer of speciality foam products, has today released insights into how its business responded to the COVID-19 pandemic to produce over 3 million foam visor pads for essential personal protective equipment (PPE). Within a week of the UK’s lockdown in March, the company was receiving a large volume of enquiries from companies needing components for the production of reusable clear plastic face visors. As a specialist in closed-cell foam manufacture, KCL was uniquely positioned to advise and produce one key aspect: the foam par...

Job Vacancy - Production Supervisor

Job Vacancy - Production Supervisor

By Admin, 06/08/2020

Production Supervisor Experienced in manufacturing, with great leadership skills, capable to motivating and driving the production environment? Then you could be the Production Supervisor we are looking for!   If you think you’ve got the ability and looking for your next step in the manufacturing world apply now! Permanent, Full time position. Salary: Subject to experience and skills Purpose: Support the General Manager, to ensure production requirements of the company are met by supervision of the production team: organizing, planning and monitoring workflow, production ef...

Make UK Membership

Make UK Membership

By Admin, 16/07/2020

We have recently become members of MAKE UK who champions and celebrates British manufacturing and builds a platform for the evolution of UK manufacturing.Did you know?....Britain is one of the world's biggest manufacturing nations. Almost 3 million people work in this sector and deliver almost half of all UK exports. We are proud to be members of MAKE UK who stimulate success for manufacturing business. Our Certificate For more information on Make UK please click here  

Job Vacancy - QA Manager

Job Vacancy - QA Manager

By Admin, 15/07/2020

Job title: QA Manager Purpose: Support the business in the delivery of effective safety, environmental and quality programs which ensure customer satisfaction. Providing support and advice to the management team and staff on occupational safety, health safety, environmental and quality matters. The Company: Kewell Converters Ltd are a UK leading foam converter based in Edenbridge, Kent. We operate 3 CNC routers, 3 CNC waterjets and a CNC contour cutter as well as various other industry leading machinery including presses and laminators. The Candidate · Experience working i...

Zotefoams Partnership

Zotefoams Partnership

By Admin, 10/07/2020

Kewell Converters are a proud to be an approved independent distributor and certified fabricator of Zotefoams Plc : Azote ® ( Plastazote ®, Evazote ®, Supazote ®, Propozote ® ) and Zotek ® block foams and have been for many years. We can supply numerous grades and types of foam at any size and thickness. We can convert foam materials to the size and shape you need. Over £250k of foam raw materials are held onsite within our warehouse to serve our vast customer base and array of industries as required and to their needs. For more information on our products ple...

Space Hippie - the future footwear?

Space Hippie - the future footwear?

By Admin, 02/07/2020

SPACE HIPPIE Nike Has launched possibly it's most unusual footwear collection to date, constructed from "space junk". The Space Hippie range transforms post - customer and factory waste, literally the scrapmaterial from factory floors, into radical designs.     There Is No Resupply Mission on Mars (or Earth) Space Hippie is an exploratory footwear collection inspired by life on Mars —where materials are scarce and there is no resupply mission. Created from scraps, or “space junk,” Space Hippie is the result of sustainable practices meeting radical des...

Job Vacancy - Production Operator

Job Vacancy - Production Operator

By Admin, 18/06/2020

The Role Kewell Converters Ltd are a UK leading foam converter based in Edenbridge, Kent.We operate 3 CNC routers, 3 CNC waterjets, 2 automatic press machines, and a CNC contour cutter as well as various other machinery including presses and laminators. We are looking for a machine operator to cover the following tasks: Set & operate speciality machinery to fabricate, manufacture, or assemble. Maintain and monitor machine to make sure it functions properly Understanding of how operated machine works. Conduct quality checks & take responsibility for manufacture of quality pro...

Job Vacancy - Shift Supervisor

Job Vacancy - Shift Supervisor

By Admin, 18/06/2020

The Role Kewell Converters Ltd are a UK leading foam converter based in Edenbridge, Kent.We operate 3 CNC routers, 3 CNC waterjets, 2 automatic press machines, and a CNC contour cutter as well as various other machinery including presses and laminators. We are looking for a Shift Supervisor to cover the following tasks: Supervise either the 6am - 2pm or 2pm - 10pm shift (rotation potentially available). Set & operate specialty machinery to fabricate, manufacture, or assemble. Maintain and monitor machine to make sure it functions properly. Understanding of how operated m...

ECOPURE: PLANT-BASED POLYETHYLENE FOAM

ECOPURE: PLANT-BASED POLYETHYLENE FOAM

By Admin, 05/06/2020

Exciting new product in the world of foam! courtesy of SealedAir   EcoPure foam is derived from renewable plant-based resin making it a sustainable packaging choice for applications where damage reduction and presentation matter. Produced using renewable sugarcane, 100% EcoPure foam has the potential to yield a negative carbon footprint value while delivering cushioning and protection for a variety of applications. EcoPure foam can also be offered in a hybrid, recycled-content version with the potential to significantly reduce carbon emissions ...

Manufacturing vital parts for Hospital Staff PPE

Manufacturing vital parts for Hospital Staff PPE

By Admin, 29/05/2020

Kewell Converters Ltd is the UK’s leading specialist foam fabricator and foam converter. We have an unrivaled depth of experience in manufacturing and design in the foam marketplace for almost  50 years of continuous operation. We have been providing bespoke, quality, UK manufactured foam (Zotefoams/Azote/Plastazote and others) and a wide variety of applications from cases, inserts and sheet to bespoke designs since 1971. We are proud to be supplying the NHS directly as well as other suppliers in need of medical products. We can produce product pro...