Press Release

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 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...

UK Manufacturing Statistics – KCL contributes

By Admin, 09/01/2014

Manufacturing contributes £6.7tr to the global economy. Contrary to common belief, UK manufacturing is strong with the UK currently the 11th largest manufacturing nation in the world. Manufacturing makes up 10% of UK GVA and 54% of UK exports and directly employs 2.5 million people. Despite the decline since the 1970s, when manufacturing contributed 25% of UK GDP, the UK ranks second globally in aerospace manufacturing. The UK-based auto industry exported a record-breaking 84% of its production in 2011 and the chemical and pharmaceutical industries add £20m per day to the UK balance of trad...

Funky Bespoke Foam stool and foam Products

By Admin, 03/01/2014

Tree bark presents innovative non-petroleum PU foam by PRW

By Admin, 13/12/2013

Tree bark presents innovative non-petroleum PU foam By Jane Denny, Urethanes Technology International Posted 12 December 2013 A project to develop a fully bio-based tannin foam as a substitute to petroleum-based foams won an innovation award at the Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes’ (FSK) annual conference. The BioFoamBark process, coordinated by Freiburg Material Research Center member Marie-Pierre Laborie, involves the extraction of tannins from the bark of softwood species found commonly in Europe. Other components for the foam formulation, including glycerol and furfural or ...

Approved and Certified Zotefoam Converter – Kewell Converters Ltd

By Admin, 17/11/2013

Specialist converters are in many cases supplied directly from Zotefoams (of which Kewell Converters Ltd (KCL) buy direct ). They provide semi-finished or finished foam parts e.g. routed parts, mouldings, thermoformings and die cuttings to name a few and may specialise in specific market sectors. Kewell Converters Limited Edenbridge, Kent. Cellular foam solutions ~ engineered excellence. Zotefoams specialist fabricator and approved distributor. Multi-axis CNC machining, CAD/CAM precision knife/die and water-jet cutting. Sheets, Blocks, Strips, Rolls, Cord, Tube, Pads, Panels, Discs, Washer...

About Zotefoams plc – a world leader in cellular material technology

By Admin, 17/11/2013

About Zotefoams plc Zotefoams plc (LSE – ZTF) is a world leader in cellular material technology. Using a unique manufacturing process with environmentally friendly nitrogen expansion, Zotefoams produces lightweight foams in Croydon, UK and Kentucky, USA for diverse markets worldwide through its global sales force. Zotefoams also owns and licenses patented MuCell® microcellular foam technology from a base in Massachusetts, USA to customers worldwide and sells T-Tubes® advanced insulation systems made from its patented ZOTEK® fluoropolymer foams. www.zotefoams.com ZOTEK®, Azote® and mic...

Peli Cases – The Alternative for Military, Defence & Security with Foam Inners….HPRC Cases

By Admin, 04/11/2013

HPRC cases can be used for all sorts of applications and different areas: photography, industrial, military, nautical, police and many others. HPRC provide total protection to the equipment inside them against dust, water, impacts and corrosion for chemical agents. HPRC cases are fundamental tools for whom cannot afford any margin of error. They can provide PROTECTION and SECURITY for different contents: – Economic and Industrial Intelligence – Systems integration – Anti-terrorism – Special Forces – Protection of industrial and sensitive sites – Transport security – Port and airport securit...