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See AZOTE® at K show this year at stand 5 A24!

See AZOTE® at K show this year at stand 5 A24!

By Admin, 17/10/2019

Last month Zotefoams introduced AZOTE® Adapt, their latest premium durable foam range, also a highlight of their stand at K 2019 next week. So enthusiastic was the reaction that they are pleased to announce they are ramping up production now to meet demand, ahead of the opening of their new plant in Poland in mid-2020. If you haven’t experienced AZOTE Adapt yet, this is a range of closed cell, crosslinked PE foams that bears all the Zotefoams hallmarks of consistency, durability, performance and low odour. It is manufactured via a proprietary process that redefines ...

Chris Weaver - Our New Production Administrator

Chris Weaver - Our New Production Administrator

By Admin, 08/10/2019

We are really pleased to be welcoming a new member joining our team, Chris Weaver in his role of Production Administrator. Chris brings with him some great experience and knowledge from years in the automotive industry of the midlands. He has recently relocated to Kent and is looking forward to be learning brand new aspects of bespoke foam engineering with us. Chris has all the skills, ability and attributes to make a positive impact in his role, plus a personality that will fit right in with our company culture.        

KCL visits FachPack 2019 Europe's leading trade fair in packaging industry

KCL visits FachPack 2019 Europe's leading trade fair in packaging industry

By Admin, 25/09/2019

Looking forward to exploring new ideas and the latest products and technology in the packaging industry at the FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg. FachPack, Europe’s leading trade fair for packaging, processing and technology, is taking place in Nuremberg from 24 to 26 September 2019.Be there and see for yourself! More than 1,600 exhibitors along the packaging process chain will deliver specific answers to your questions.You can look forward to an extensive spectrum of products with packaging solutions from all over Europe. From packaging materials to packaging suppl...

Malcolm Newington - Business Development Manager/ Internal Sales

Malcolm Newington - Business Development Manager/ Internal Sales

By Admin, 23/09/2019

We woudl like to introduce Malcolm Newington who has joined our office team as Business Development Manager.  He will be overseeing internal sales, analyzing customers and order paterns, making most of our business opportunities. Following 20 years working as a Field Sales Engineer in the Fluid Power industry, Malcolm has decided to return to working in an office environment with actual people, as he was getting concerned with the amount of time he was spending talking and arguing with himself in his car. His main activities will include ensuring Kewell maximise their business opport...

Keith Gater and Brian Dedman retiring after over 60 years (combined) at Kewell!

Keith Gater and Brian Dedman retiring after over 60 years (combined) at Kewell!

By Admin, 19/09/2019

Keith Gater started at Kewell over 40 years ago, when it was only him, Colin and 2 other chaps. The company premises were much more modest then they are today and in so called "cow shed" they only had one tubing machine, one vacuum former and couple of small routers. Keith is convinced that it is due to his brilliance the company prospered and it is still going strong to this day. Unfortunately all good must come to an end and he said it is time for him to travel the world! He is leaving us at end of September, a bit earlier than planned as he needs to take care of Lou who is having ...

AZOTE® Adapt Premieres at Foam Expo Europe 2019

AZOTE® Adapt Premieres at Foam Expo Europe 2019

By Admin, 11/09/2019

Zotefoams announced the launch of AZOTE® Adapt, the new member of the AZOTE family at FOAM EXPO EUROPE today!  With a fine cell structure, excellent consistency and low odour, AZOTE Adapt couples Zotefoams’ knowledge of foam processing using autoclaves with the latest blowing agent technology in a proprietary process that redefines chemical foaming. Zotefoams continues to evolve manufacture of its AZOTE® and ZOTEK® foam ranges based on physical expansion of pure nitrogen while recognising the growing market our customers serve wit...

Successful Quality Management and Environmental Certification ISO 9001, ISO14001

Successful Quality Management and Environmental Certification ISO 9001, ISO14001

By Admin, 10/09/2019

Kewell converters is not only proud to successfuly renew the Quality Management ISO 9001 certification but also acieving the Environmental Accreditation ISO 14001.   By working closely with our staff, customers and suppliers we continously improve our environmental performance.   We are commited to reduce our consumption of energy and raw materials. Reduce waste and pollution, both locally and in the wider environment.    Well done to everyone at Kewell Converters!    

FOAMEXPO 2019 : Stuttgart, Germany | 10 - 12 September, 2019

FOAMEXPO 2019 : Stuttgart, Germany | 10 - 12 September, 2019

By Admin, 14/08/2019

  10 – 12 September 2019  Stuttgart, Germany Europe’s largest trade fair dedicated to the technical foam industry Kewell Converters (KCL) are the UK’s longest established firm of foam converters.  We have been successfully solving engineering problems in foam for our clients for almost 50 yrs. We are a private firm that is still wholly owned by the family. We have always been proud of our service, manufacturing excellence and design skill. We are easy to work with and have many clients who have been working with us for decades because they value our open...

FOAM EXPO EUROPE - 10-12 September, Stuttgart, Germany

FOAM EXPO EUROPE - 10-12 September, Stuttgart, Germany

By Admin, 01/08/2019

We are delighted to say we will be exhibiting at Foam Expo Europe again, this year in Stuttgart. Come and visit us at our exhibition stand 316 or book a meeting with us to catch up. The expo is free to attend and offers exhibits of all types of foam and raw materials, technical foam products, technologies, as well as the entire foam supply chain.m  Foam Expo will highlight the latest product applications, services and equipment from multiple sectors, including: foam manufacturing, adhesives & sealants, converting & fabricating, equipment & machinery, raw materials, ...

Job Vacancy - Business Development Manager

Job Vacancy - Business Development Manager

By Admin, 30/07/2019

Job title: Business Development Manager (Office based role)  Kewell Converters is the largest specialist foam converter and fabricator in the UK. Having a huge amount of experience manufacturing foam inserts and products for all kinds of industries.  We are now looking for an office based Business Development Manager to join the team. Main purpose of job:  Analysis of customers to identify dormant / overdue order / dead accounts Making follow up calls and sending emails to approved ‘win-back’ customers Deliver cus...