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Harvey Sibley - Warehouse Supervisor

Harvey Sibley - Warehouse Supervisor

By Admin, 16/11/2020

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new Warehouse Supervisor Harvey Sibley who joined our factory team this month.  Harvey started with us on temporary basis but we soon realised he would be a great permanent member of our team. He took over this role from Michael Lee who also progressed onto a new role of Production Coordinator.  Harvey has long experience in warehouse operations and working with and for a wide spectrum of people and an even wider spectrum of products and services; providing him with an extremely broad understanding of warehousing, logistics, trans...

Michael Lee - Internal Promotion Production Coordinator

Michael Lee - Internal Promotion Production Coordinator

By Admin, 16/11/2020

Congratulations are in order to Michael Lee (Micky) on his second promotion at Kewell. Micky started with us as Machine Operator and later on moved onto the role of Warehouse Supervisor. With experience growing, taking on more tasks and excellent work ethic we are pleased to see him progress to a new adventure of Production Coordinator. Micky will be assisting Neil at the production office making sure the jobs are on time and in full as well as liaising with the girls from the main office. We would like to congratulate Micky on his promotion and wish him best of luck in his new role.&nbs...

MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL FOAM PRODUCTS

MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL FOAM PRODUCTS

By Admin, 12/11/2020

MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL FOAM PRODUCTSWe are seeing increasingly a demand for the medically inert properties of speciality foam for our Healthcare Sector clients (not only due to current situation, the demand has been ongoing) and have been delighted to grow our business alongside some significant innovators in this space. PLASTAZOTE is used for many medical and healthcare applications, and has become the most popular thermoplastic medical foam material in medical industry. Applications involving direct skin contact are frequent. The special properties of these pharma foams are ideal fo...

How can Kewells help & what FOAM materials do you need to plan for?

How can Kewells help & what FOAM materials do you need to plan for?

By Admin, 10/11/2020

Kewell Converters remain 100% operational - we still offer the BEST TECHNICAL SUPPORT, CUSTOMER SERVICE, fast quotes, short lead times and COMPETITIVE PRICING for CELLULAR products. We are still manufacturing and have implemented strict hygiene measures in line with guidance from Public Health England to ensure the safety of our employees and customers alongside NHS Track & Trace QR coding. We have limited staff in our office as many employees are working from home where possible and split shifts across the factory floor for social distancing. For the foreseeable future, visitors a...

FOR SALE - RIDAT Engineering Large Vacuum Forming Machine Double Heater

FOR SALE - RIDAT Engineering Large Vacuum Forming Machine Double Heater

By Admin, 10/11/2020

FOR SALE RIDAT Engineering Large Vacuum Forming Machine Double Heater  Bed size 880 x 630 mm Outer edge seal 950 x 700 Inside edge seal 880 x 630 Double heater  6 heat settings for the top heater 1 setting for the bottom heater Vacuum pump included Vacuum tanks included Top air ramp for blowing domes Surplus to our production requirements due to additional/new machines bought over the past few years but in good order based on it's age and well maintained. This machine is listed for sale elsewhere and all reasonable offers considered. Enquire     &...

FOR SALE - Cox & Wright  LC - 30 MK2 Travelling Head Press

FOR SALE - Cox & Wright LC - 30 MK2 Travelling Head Press

By Admin, 10/11/2020

FOR SALE Cox & Wright  LC - 30 MK2 Travelling Head Press Originally purchased by Caledonian Rubber LTD in December 1994 Date of purchase by Kewell Converters January 1997 Max. cutting force       30 tonnes Cutting head               400 x 500 mm Bed size                      2300 x 510 mm Stroke length (adjustable)   10 - 120 mm Belt width                    1800 mm Operating height      &...

FOR SALE - MICA MKII Bandknife Type 848 AE

FOR SALE - MICA MKII Bandknife Type 848 AE

By Admin, 10/11/2020

FOR SALE MICA MKII Bandknife Type 848 AE Serial number: 10630896 Blade Size: 9745.20.0.5.18TPI Purchased 1993 Length of the cut - 3000 mm Width of the cut  - 1900 mm and 2950 mm Fence - 750 mm Auto cut set for cutting backward and forward One sided blade Double sided blade Cut thickness 1mm - 850mm Speed control for rotation of blade Variable speed control for cutting the length Surplus to our production requirements due to additional/new machines bought over the past few years but in good order based on it's age and well maintained. This machine is listed for sale elsew...

Geoff Daniels - Our New QA Manager

Geoff Daniels - Our New QA Manager

By Admin, 03/11/2020

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new QA Manager Geoff Daniels. Geoff joined us in September 2020, bringing with him forty-five years of engineering experience of which the last twenty-six have been in a Quality role. Having worked in defence, retail and electronics industries, in various managerial posts he will no doubt will be a great asset to our company. Geoff’s role will include both Quality Assurance and Quality Control, working closely with the Shop Floor, providing support, training and implementing process improvements with assistance from the Teams. Outside wo...

Altea 2020 Interior Design/ VIP Competition Winner

Altea 2020 Interior Design/ VIP Competition Winner

By Admin, 21/09/2020

ALTEA’s  work supported by Boeing BBJ, Fokker and KLM for the design and delivery of PHGOV, the Boeing Business Jet for the State of the Netherlands has won the International YACH & Aviation Awards 2020 Aviation is one of many industries Kewell Converters cover. We supplie products from key partners such as ZOTEK and PLASTAZOTE into many applications for the aerospace industry. What makes these foams the best selection for our aerospace customers are their low rate of water vapour permeability, water absorption and their insulation and wear performance. The benefi...

Foam Expo Europe 2020 has been postponed

Foam Expo Europe 2020 has been postponed

By Admin, 14/09/2020

Foam Expo Europe 2020 has been postponed Statement published 03/09/2020 With the ongoing uncertainty around international travel, social distancing measures, health & safety regulations and following consultations with key event stakeholders and partners, a decision has been taken to postpone Foam Expo Europe 2020. The next edition of Europe’s leading technical foam industry event will take place 9-11 November 2021, in Stuttgart, Germany  Notes for visitors: If you reserved your hotel through our official partner, Love Events, your reservation will be cancelled automat...