Press Release


By Admin, 18/06/2015

  ZOTEFOAMS JOINS THE WORLD OF SOCIAL MEDIA   We are very excited and thrilled to be launching Zotefoams into the world of Social Media!   Our LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook profiles have been created and are active!!   These media forums are a great way for Zotefoams to share information and keep you all up to date with our news; we hope you will all join us in using these tools.   The logos below will take you straight to our company’s profiles:     We look forward to communicating with you all using these forums!!   The Zotefoams Marketing Team  


By Admin, 01/12/2014

FIRESEAL ACOUSTIC FOAM – FIRESEAL MAKING OUR ENVIRONMENT A QUIETER, SAFER PLACE. v e n t i l a t i o n l i n i n g || s o u n d a b s o r p t i o n || a c o u s t i c e n c l o s u r e s Carpenter FiresealTM is a highly modified, flexible, open celled polyurethane acoustic foam offering excellent sound absorption characteristics, whilst meeting the test criteria of some of the highest fire resistant testing standards and is now classified to European standard EN 13501 B-s1,d0 along with BS476 pt6 & pt7 Class 0 & UL94 V-O. Carpenter FiresealTM is a chemically inert product. ...

A new study has rated KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD as “STRONG”

By Admin, 20/10/2014

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 165 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 36 of your competitors are in financial danger and a record number are making a loss. The Plimsoll Analysis – Foam Conversion companies, individually assesses the 165 companies using the proven and easy to read Plim...

Green Renewable Energy for Kewell Converters Ltd

By Admin, 08/10/2014

Kewell Converters have placed an order for a new 50kWp PV Solar Panel project to be installed and commissioned in Q3 2014 on its factory roof. This exciting project and investment of approx. £75k should produce up to 20% of KCL power requirements to feed the manufacturing plant and offices in general from 200 panels (European made & tier 1) onsite. Carbon Dioxide (Co2) emission reduction/saving should be in the region of 26 tonnes annually whilst generating 120 kWh/m² annually with a peak of 250kWp Peak Power and Panel Power of 250 Watts. Free Solar Freakin’ Power (see and watch Solar ...

Today is the day KCL played our part in bringing clean water to everyone

By Admin, 26/09/2014

Its Friday and Kewell Converters thought it would be charitable…why don’t you – just because you can. Go on…you know it makes sense. Every little bit helps and you don’t have throw a bucket over your heads. Thank you for choosing to give a gift to WaterAid. Dear Marcos, By donating today you’re playing a hugely important part in bringing clean, safe water and the many moments of celebration that flow from it to people who today are still living without.

Zotefoams raises £8.8m to fund US investment

By Admin, 16/09/2014

Zotefoams raises £8.8m to fund US investment By PRW Staff Posted 12 September 2014 Zotefoams, the stock market listed producer of speciality foams, has placed nearly four million shares in order to raise £8.4m net of expenses to help fund investment in its Walton plant in the US. The Walton investment would total $22m (£13.5m), the Croydon-based company said, with the balance being funded via debt, operational cash flow and what it called “local government incentives”. Explaining its decision to invest in the US rather than its UK operation Zotefoams said: “Having carefully considered the t...

HPRCX4 Case – a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market

By Admin, 06/09/2014

HPRCX4 Resin Case :: available from Kewell Converters (mfg in Italy by Plaber) HPRC Takes it to the next dimension: HPRC2760W Are you ready to achieve a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market? HPRC2760W is the only case on the market featuring 4 built in wheels and 3 functional and comfortable handles. One case, 3 uses: case, cart and trolley, depending on how you need to carry it. As a case: using the comfortable, soft grip handle. Using both lateral handles when you need two people to move it. Or as a cart, by stacking the cases on top of each other to easily push...

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd

By Admin, 29/07/2014

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd By PRW Staff Posted 29 July 2014 US-based Boyd, a manufacturers of speciality material and sealing agents, has purchased Evonik Industries’ Solimide low-density polyimide foams business. “Acquiring Evonik’s Solimide foam business represents a unique opportunity for our company to obtain a high-performing technology that positions us to realise significant growth within key commercial aerospace, defence and building infrastructure segments,” said Mitch Aiello, Boyd’s president and chief executive. “By applying Boyd’s specialty material and energ...

New KCL website launching soon…watch this space

By Admin, 29/07/2014

A new Kewell Converters website is in the making and finally nearing completion for launch very soon. This will be a brand new website built from the bottom up using the latest digital technology and showcasing what we are all about and can do. We are proud to have teamed up with a fresh, creative and dynamic digital marketing and advertising agency MCM NET. MCM Net are a multi-award winning digital marketing agency based in Tonbridge, Kent. Having been designing and developing websites since the late 90s, MCM Net is now a full service digital agency – adding games, social media, SEO...

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam

By Admin, 25/07/2014

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam By Jane Denny, Urethanes Technology International Posted 17 July 2014 Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have developed a polyurethane-based material which they said could be used to create shape-changing robots for a variety of complex tasks. Surgical robots for operating inside the body without damaging organs, or shape-changing robots that can squeeze through tight spaces on search and rescue missions, are potential applications the wax and foam phase-changing material could facilitate, said MIT. Lead researcher An...