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!
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
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
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.
Job Vacancy - Production Administrator
By Admin, 25/04/2019
Job title: Production Administrator
We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Administrator to work for Kewell Converters. The role will be responsible for the overall administration from order to dispatch. The successful candidate will work closely with the Production team, liaising with all areas of the business to ensure the production process runs smoothly and effectively.
Main purpose of job:
Generation of works orders
Link between sales and manufacturing...
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
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
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
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
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...