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Space Hippie - the future footwear?

Space Hippie - the future footwear?

By Admin, 02/07/2020

SPACE HIPPIE Nike Has launched possibly it's most unusual footwear collection to date, constructed from "space junk". The Space Hippie range transforms post - customer and factory waste, literally the scrapmaterial from factory floors, into radical designs.     There Is No Resupply Mission on Mars (or Earth) Space Hippie is an exploratory footwear collection inspired by life on Mars —where materials are scarce and there is no resupply mission. Created from scraps, or “space junk,” Space Hippie is the result of sustainable practices meeting radical des...

Job Vacancy - Production Operator

Job Vacancy - Production Operator

By Admin, 18/06/2020

The Role Kewell Converters Ltd are a UK leading foam converter based in Edenbridge, Kent.We operate 3 CNC routers, 3 CNC waterjets, 2 automatic press machines, and a CNC contour cutter as well as various other machinery including presses and laminators. We are looking for a machine operator to cover the following tasks: Set & operate speciality machinery to fabricate, manufacture, or assemble. Maintain and monitor machine to make sure it functions properly Understanding of how operated machine works. Conduct quality checks & take responsibility for manufacture of quality pro...

Job Vacancy - Shift Supervisor

Job Vacancy - Shift Supervisor

By Admin, 18/06/2020

The Role Kewell Converters Ltd are a UK leading foam converter based in Edenbridge, Kent.We operate 3 CNC routers, 3 CNC waterjets, 2 automatic press machines, and a CNC contour cutter as well as various other machinery including presses and laminators. We are looking for a Shift Supervisor to cover the following tasks: Supervise either the 6am - 2pm or 2pm - 10pm shift (rotation potentially available). Set & operate specialty machinery to fabricate, manufacture, or assemble. Maintain and monitor machine to make sure it functions properly. Understanding of how operated m...

ECOPURE: PLANT-BASED POLYETHYLENE FOAM

ECOPURE: PLANT-BASED POLYETHYLENE FOAM

By Admin, 05/06/2020

Exciting new product in the world of foam! courtesy of SealedAir   EcoPure foam is derived from renewable plant-based resin making it a sustainable packaging choice for applications where damage reduction and presentation matter. Produced using renewable sugarcane, 100% EcoPure foam has the potential to yield a negative carbon footprint value while delivering cushioning and protection for a variety of applications. EcoPure foam can also be offered in a hybrid, recycled-content version with the potential to significantly reduce carbon emissions ...

Manufacturing vital parts for Hospital Staff PPE

Manufacturing vital parts for Hospital Staff PPE

By Admin, 29/05/2020

Kewell Converters Ltd is the UK’s leading specialist foam fabricator and foam converter. We have an unrivaled depth of experience in manufacturing and design in the foam marketplace for almost  50 years of continuous operation. We have been providing bespoke, quality, UK manufactured foam (Zotefoams/Azote/Plastazote and others) and a wide variety of applications from cases, inserts and sheet to bespoke designs since 1971. We are proud to be supplying the NHS directly as well as other suppliers in need of medical products. We can produce product pro...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

By Admin, 18/05/2020

Mental Health Awareness Week is the UK's national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems and inspire action to promote the message and has been run by the Mental Health Foundation since 2001. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is 'kindness'. We want to use the week to celebrate the thousands of acts of kindness that are so important to our mental health.      

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Kewell Converters Resumption Plan/Statement 15th May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Kewell Converters Resumption Plan/Statement 15th May 2020

By Admin, 16/05/2020

Please note, we are managing factory capacity whilst prioritising critical customers and key orders (medical/defence/government) with some reduced staff and safe working practise in place during this challenging time.  At present, due to the current climate our RESUMPTION PLAN is to be back to 100% normal trading business terms from Mid-June i.e. Week No. 25 (subject to change/government guidelines/CV19). If you pleace any of your future orders now it will help keep the lead times to a minimum and push your jobs/orders up the schedule and prioritise them when normal trading conditions...

Protecting Heroes

Protecting Heroes

By Admin, 14/04/2020

We have been very busy designing & manufacturing a variety of foam pads, liners and head bands for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to help serve and protect the NHS, Hospitals & Emergency Services as our nation battles the current COVID-19 pandemic. PPE Face Shield Visors are using our Plastazote (closed cell) foam parts which are latex-free, non-toxic and hypoallergenic. We have capacity and foam materials in stock to cater for the current huge demand to protect everyone who needs it. We haven been working tirelessly the entire Easter Holiday to make sure we c...

Kewell Converters - Supporting Medical Products (Coronavirus Update 26th March)

Kewell Converters - Supporting Medical Products (Coronavirus Update 26th March)

By Admin, 26/03/2020

Dear Customers, Please be advised as of 24th March 2020 and following recent Government announcement; Kewell Converters Ltd are still operating manufacturing facility and currently delivering to our customer expectations on delivery schedule. That said we are, (paraphrasing one of our customers); providing vital manufacturing services supporting medical products which are being used widely by the NHS as a critical part of their response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Clearly our responsibilities to the NHS at this time mean that we must prioritize this work and whilst it has not yet, thi...

Kewell Converters Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service Update

Kewell Converters Coronavirus (COVID-19): Service Update

By Admin, 20/03/2020

Kewell Converters UpdateManufacturing & Foam Materials Service StatusA quick overview of COVID-19's impact on the vital components of our Kewell Converters Service - Business as usual(for now) During this period of uncertainty, we have been busy working hard to develop a contingency plan to ensure that our business continues to offer  the high quality & reliable service you are used to. Kewell Converters are committed to minimizing our customers and our teams exposure to the virus have taken proactive measures in line with Government advice to guarantee we can continu...