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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...

Job Vacancy - Accounts Assistant

Job Vacancy - Accounts Assistant

By Admin, 04/11/2020

  Job title: Accounts Assistant  The Company: Kewell Converters Ltd (KCL) based in Edenbridge, Kent is the UK’s leading specialist foam fabricator for batch production parts for industry. Having an unrivalled depth of experience in manufacturing and design in the foam marketplace stemming from nearly 50 years of operation and both ISO 9001: 2015 Quality & ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management Systems Certified. Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated administrative/accounts assistant.  You will be the main support for the Financi...

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...

Job Vacancy - Production Operator, CNC Team

Job Vacancy - Production Operator, CNC Team

By Admin, 18/09/2020

Job title: Production Operator, CNC Team 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 CNC 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. Condu...

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...

Kewell Converters adapts factory production to provide essential PPE component

Kewell Converters adapts factory production to provide essential PPE component

By Admin, 11/08/2020

Kewell Converters Ltd (KCL), a family-owned British manufacturer of speciality foam products, has today released insights into how its business responded to the COVID-19 pandemic to produce over 6 million foam visor pads for essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to date. Within a week of the UK’s lockdown in March, the company was receiving a large volume of enquiries from companies needing components for the production of reusable clear plastic face visors. As a specialist in closed-cell foam manufacture, KCL was uniquely positioned to advise and produce one key aspect: the ...

Make UK Membership

Make UK Membership

By Admin, 16/07/2020

We have recently become members of MAKE UK who champions and celebrates British manufacturing and builds a platform for the evolution of UK manufacturing.Did you know?....Britain is one of the world's biggest manufacturing nations. Almost 3 million people work in this sector and deliver almost half of all UK exports. We are proud to be members of MAKE UK who stimulate success for manufacturing business. Our Certificate For more information on Make UK please click here  

Zotefoams Partnership

Zotefoams Partnership

By Admin, 10/07/2020

Kewell Converters are a proud to be an approved independent distributor and certified fabricator of Zotefoams Plc : Azote ® ( Plastazote ®, Evazote ®, Supazote ®, Propozote ® ) and Zotek ® block foams and have been for many years. We can supply numerous grades and types of foam at any size and thickness. We can convert foam materials to the size and shape you need. Over £250k of foam raw materials are held onsite within our warehouse to serve our vast customer base and array of industries as required and to their needs. For more information on our products ple...

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...