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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...

Job Vacancy - Production Assembler

Job Vacancy - Production Assembler

By Admin, 30/07/2019

Job title: Production Assembler 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 machinery including presses and laminators.  We are looking for an assembler to cover the following tasks: Cleaning & assembly of foam inserts Using hot melt glue gun to glue inserts into cases Using a bandsaw to chamfer inserts Using heat gun to heat seal inserts when required Fix elastic strapping & Velcro to insert when require...

Sue Whittington - Sales Administrator & Customer Care

Sue Whittington - Sales Administrator & Customer Care

By Admin, 29/07/2019

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Sales Administrator Sue Whittington who will be working alongside Angeline, providing customer service support, processing purchase orders and liasing with the production team. After being self-employed for 16 years Sue has decided to take the plunge back into employment and joined the team in July 2019.  She brings with her various office administration, sales and customer support skills that she has gained throughout her consultancy work. She is very much looking forward to working in a team again and providing support. In her free ...

Leah Young - New Production Supervisor

Leah Young - New Production Supervisor

By Admin, 25/07/2019

A warm welcome to our new Production Supervisor Leah Young! Leah will be joining the team in the production office downstairs. After a week in the office, she already seems settled and said a big thank you to all she has met so far for making her feel so welcome. She has 13 years’ experience as a Construction Site Manager on large projects in Central London and Scotland. Most recently specialising in Client Management, Handing Over Projects, setting up Policies and Procedures and managing Health and Safety. Local girl living in middle of Edenbridge, and clearly keeping up the Kewe...

Zotefoams boosts product protection foams line-up with two new Plastazote® grades

Zotefoams boosts product protection foams line-up with two new Plastazote® grades

By Admin, 28/06/2019

Zotefoams plc, the world’s largest manufacturer of lightweight cross-linked block foams, has announced two new grades in its bestselling Plastazote® polyolefin foams range designed to improve efficiencies in product protection applications. For decades, Plastazote, a low-density polyethylene foam range in the AZOTE® family, has set the standard for protection of products in transit, long-term storage and conservation applications due to its lightweight, aesthetic qualities, excellent impact resistance and compatibility with a wide range of processing techniques. Plastazote pr...

New production power!

New production power!

By Admin, 07/06/2019

We are delighted to see some positive personnel changes on our shop floor. First we would like to welcome Jack Pitman, our latest full time recruit as Stores and Production Operator. Jack is a local man who has started out his working life in Costa and is slowly moving his way through the town down the B2026 to Oxted!  We sincerely hope he stays with us for a while as he is showing a bright future already.  When not working, Jack enjoys spending time with his family. We are also proud to see Vasile Fuior progressing and becoming the latest member of the CNC machining team....

KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD valued in a special market report

KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD valued in a special market report

By Admin, 20/05/2019

Kewell Converters has been 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.

British Paralympic Association Donation

British Paralympic Association Donation

By Admin, 01/05/2019

This month we are sponsoring Paul Harnett, orthopeadic surgeon who is supporting British Paralympic Association, with conjunction with British Orthopeadic Association. Paul set himself a target to break a world record for the fastest marathon completed in ski boots! Amazingly he not only finished without an injury but also reached a new world record of 5 hours and 30 minutes! Well done Paul, amazing achievement!   For more information on this important charity and donations please see the link below. https://www.boa.ac.uk/research/joint-action-the-orthopaedic-research-appeal.html ...