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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...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

By Admin, 18/05/2020

Mental Health Awareness Week is the UK's national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems and inspire action to promote the message and has been run by the Mental Health Foundation since 2001. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is 'kindness'. We want to use the week to celebrate the thousands of acts of kindness that are so important to our mental health.      

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Kewell Converters Resumption Plan/Statement 15th May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Kewell Converters Resumption Plan/Statement 15th May 2020

By Admin, 16/05/2020

Please note, we are managing factory capacity whilst prioritising critical customers and key orders (medical/defence/government) with some reduced staff and safe working practise in place during this challenging time.  At present, due to the current climate our RESUMPTION PLAN is to be back to 100% normal trading business terms from Mid-June i.e. Week No. 25 (subject to change/government guidelines/CV19). If you pleace any of your future orders now it will help keep the lead times to a minimum and push your jobs/orders up the schedule and prioritise them when normal trading conditions...

Protecting Heroes

Protecting Heroes

By Admin, 14/04/2020

We have been very busy designing & manufacturing a variety of foam pads, liners and head bands for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to help serve and protect the NHS, Hospitals & Emergency Services as our nation battles the current COVID-19 pandemic. PPE Face Shield Visors are using our Plastazote (closed cell) foam parts which are latex-free, non-toxic and hypoallergenic. We have capacity and foam materials in stock to cater for the current huge demand to protect everyone who needs it. We haven been working tirelessly the entire Easter Holiday to make sure we c...

Kewell Converters - Supporting Medical Products (Coronavirus Update 26th March)

Kewell Converters - Supporting Medical Products (Coronavirus Update 26th March)

By Admin, 26/03/2020

Dear Customers, Please be advised as of 24th March 2020 and following recent Government announcement; Kewell Converters Ltd are still operating manufacturing facility and currently delivering to our customer expectations on delivery schedule. That said we are, (paraphrasing one of our customers); providing vital manufacturing services supporting medical products which are being used widely by the NHS as a critical part of their response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Clearly our responsibilities to the NHS at this time mean that we must prioritize this work and whilst it has not yet, thi...

Kewell Converters Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service Update

Kewell Converters Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service Update

By Admin, 20/03/2020

Kewell Converters UpdateManufacturing & Foam Materials Service StatusA quick overview of COVID-19's impact on the vital components of our Kewell Converters Service - Business as usual(for now) During this period of uncertainty, we have been busy working hard to develop a contingency plan to ensure that our business continues to offer  the high quality & reliable service you are used to. Kewell Converters are committed to minimizing our customers and our teams exposure to the virus have taken proactive measures in line with Government advice to guarantee we can continu...

Pure Performance @ Foam Expo North America

Pure Performance @ Foam Expo North America

By Admin, 16/03/2020

aPure Performance @ Foam Expo North America Come and see Zotefoam selection of pure performance foams from the AZOTE® and ZOTEK® ranges at this year’s Foam Expo North America from 25 - 27 August in Novi, Michigan, the heartland of America’s automotive industry. Zotefoams’ manufactures a wide range of closed cell, cross-linked foams with amazingly consistent cell size. These characteristics facilitate the production of high quality finished product from a wide variety of processes for many different industries - automotive, aviation, p...

Evening with Victorious River Band

Evening with Victorious River Band

By Admin, 16/03/2020

Kewell Convertors are always on a look out for helping the community and sponsoring the local charities. This time our sponsorship goes to: The Rotary Club of Edenbridge and Westerham's evening with Victorious River Band. This event full of great music and food will help raise money for the ECT Youth Club and other local charities. About Rotary The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. With your help,...

KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD has been rated and valued in a 2020 market report

KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD has been rated and valued in a 2020 market report

By Admin, 09/03/2020

Kewell Converters has retained its entry in a new analysis of the largest and most successful companies in the UK Foam Conversion industry. This reflects our ongoing resilience and performance over the past 12 months and readiness for whatever is on the horizon. What is more impressive is that we have achieved this in a difficult marketplace where 29 of our competitors are in financial danger and a record number are making a loss. Well done everyone for all your hard work and making our business successful.  

New extra-rigid ZOTEK® F OSU

New extra-rigid ZOTEK® F OSU

By Admin, 05/03/2020

New extra-rigid ZOTEK® F OSU foam promises weight savings of up to 70% for aircraft interiors   Multiple applications in aircraft interiors, replacing solid thermoplastic and silicon components Substantial benefits in soft-touch applications versus current materials Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, will premiere its latest closed cell OSU grade foam, ZOTEK® F OSU XR, at this year’s AIX 2020 show as the company extends its High-Performance Product (HPP) line. Zotefoams’ latest polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) foam, ZOTEK F XR, i...