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Colin Kewell – The Founder of Kewell Converters

Colin Kewell – The Founder of Kewell Converters

By Admin, 07/03/2019

Colin Kewell (Chairman) very sadly passed away on Tuesday 19th February 2019. He was a truly great and inspirational man, and gave Kewell Converters Ltd the foundations and guidance to make it evolve into the business we see today. This a tough time for the family, but we know he would take peace and pride knowing that KCL will continue to grow and prosper even now he has gone.  Colin was the founder of Kewell Converters and dedicated his life to the Foam Plastics industry with huge technical knowledge and enthusiasm for manufacturing with great pride and principles. He died peacefull...

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Exhibition

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Exhibition

By Admin, 18/02/2019

Thank you to all our visitors at this years Southern Manufacturing and Electrinics Exhibition. It has been a great success, with huge range of products and all the latest industrial hardware and manufacturing technologies. We broaden our knowledge of the ideas and technologies that are shaping the future of manufacturing. 

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics

By Admin, 24/01/2019

    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics is without doubt one of the most important and popular engineering shows in the UK calendar. From modest beginnings as a regional event, it has evolved into a fully-fledged national show, with increasing influence across continental Europe and further afield. In 2018, the event entered its third decade with a move into its new permanent home, the £35m Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre development, a 20,000m² complex offering world-class facilities, easy access and free onsite parking. With its trad...

KCL Christmas and festive season opening times

KCL Christmas and festive season opening times

By Admin, 30/11/2018

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND BEST WISHES FROM KEWELL CONVERTERS. ALL THE BEST FOR A JOYOUS HOLIDAY AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR. Last working day of the year will be Monday 24th December 2018 and we will return on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.  

CNC Routing/ Milling Machine

CNC Routing/ Milling Machine

By Admin, 19/11/2018

  At Kewell Converters Ltd. we combine decades of manufacturing experience with a cutting-edge design team, always on the lookout for ways to develop and innovate. We have the in-house capability to provide you with high-performance foam solutions to a wide range of engineering problems, developing and producing repeatable, durable and economically-viable key parts for your process or application. We use sophisticated AUTOCAD, MasterCAM and Radan CAD CAM and CNC software packages. Bespoke work is our speciality. Designs can be produced from your own drawings (hard copy or email) o...

Meet Azote Family

Meet Azote Family

By Admin, 19/11/2018

We are known to be UK’s leading specialist foam fabricator and foam converter, using a range of closed-cell polyolefin foam materials produced by Croydon-based company, Zotefoams PLC. All the foams in the Azote ® range are renowned for their light weight, the consistency of their cell size and structure, the purity of their composition and their outstanding isotropic physical performance. Within the Azote family there are three variants, each with slightly different characteristics and applications. Plastazote® Foam = Closed-cell, cross-linked,  low-density...

Poppy Dress

Poppy Dress

By Admin, 19/11/2018

Kewell Converters are delighted to have being able to support Andrea in her project for the Edenbridge Primary School. Our local town puts on a fantastic bonfire event with amazing fireworks and parade. Andrea supports Edenbridge Primary School in making the costumes for all the chidren to take part in this annual event. This year the theme was "Thank you 100" celebrating the 100 years of the end of the WWI. Kewell donates foam to Edenbridge Primary school every year for this event and this year was another huge success. Andrea and her team made more than hundred poppies for children to w...

Supporting a very important charity

Supporting a very important charity

By Admin, 14/11/2018

Donating to charities is very important to us. This time we chose Ellenor, chartity who cares for families who face terminal illness. Here is a lovely letter we received and tells you more about this very important charity. I am writing to express my sincere thanks for your generosity and support.  Your donation is already helping thousands of local families facing terminal illness to have the very best care and support possible.  By supporting ellenor in this way, you are helping people of all ages – babies, children, adults and their families, to make the most of every s...

Zotek PVDF Foam featured in UKGSK Newsletter

Zotek PVDF Foam featured in UKGSK Newsletter

By Admin, 13/11/2018

We are proud to be feautred in the Autumn Cutting Edge Newsletter with our new advert for Zotek high performance PVDF Foam.   Also in this issue:  *   UKGSA share a write-up & photos from our Annual Golf Day & Charity Dinner;  *   welcome a new member;  *   dates for your diary &  *   hear from one of the founder members about 25 years of the Association.Plus UKGSA share some Member news including:  *   award winner & award finalists  *   new appointments  *   ma...

CNC Contour Cutting Machine

CNC Contour Cutting Machine

By Admin, 09/11/2018

All-purpose new vertical CNC contour cutting machine for the converting of sheets and block materials with utmost production through-put, accuracy and performance.  State-of-the-art CNC vertical contour cutting machine for the converting of sheets and block foam with utmost accuracy and performance will be in production in early 2017, adding extra capabilities and advanced cutting technology. (Maximum part size: 3500mm x 2200mm x 1300mm high) Applications & End Uses: Foam Fillers for Roofing & Cladding, Specialised 2D/3D Packaging, Bespoke Case Inserts, Sports Swim K...