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RoseCase ErgoLine and Foam Case Inserts by Kewell Converters Ltd

By Admin, 16/09/2014

RoseCase ErgoLine Product Description Plastic case for style with various combination options! Product Features modern design gives striking impact numerous secondary uses extremely adaptable to specific market or product requirements through miscellaneous colour combinations and various options of interior design – including profiled “egg-box“ or plain foam and die-cut foam inserts case shells can be custom-printed or embossed with brand name/logo (as required) optional transparent lid provides perfect product visibility ergonomic handle, optional with soft-touch concealed hinges, st...

Zotefoams raises £8.8m to fund US investment

By Admin, 16/09/2014

Zotefoams raises £8.8m to fund US investment By PRW Staff Posted 12 September 2014 Zotefoams, the stock market listed producer of speciality foams, has placed nearly four million shares in order to raise £8.4m net of expenses to help fund investment in its Walton plant in the US. The Walton investment would total $22m (£13.5m), the Croydon-based company said, with the balance being funded via debt, operational cash flow and what it called “local government incentives”. Explaining its decision to invest in the US rather than its UK operation Zotefoams said: “Having carefully considered the t...

Kewells foam help get hoverbike airborne…as seen on CNN and REUTERS

By Admin, 06/09/2014

Bespoke/Specialist lightweight and intricate foam gaskets were recently manufactured by Kewell Converters by means of high pressure CNC pure water jet cutting to high tolerance and cleanliness for the revolutionary hoverbike – the worlds first flying motorcycle. A revolution in aviation: The Hoverbike is the result of years worth of R&D. We combined the simplicity of a motorbike and the freedom of a helicopter to create the world’s first flying motorcycle.When compared with a helicopter, the Hoverbike is cheaper, more rugged and easier to use – and represents a whole new way to ...

HPRCX4 Case – a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market

By Admin, 06/09/2014

HPRCX4 Resin Case :: available from Kewell Converters (mfg in Italy by Plaber) HPRC Takes it to the next dimension: HPRC2760W Are you ready to achieve a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market? HPRC2760W is the only case on the market featuring 4 built in wheels and 3 functional and comfortable handles. One case, 3 uses: case, cart and trolley, depending on how you need to carry it. As a case: using the comfortable, soft grip handle. Using both lateral handles when you need two people to move it. Or as a cart, by stacking the cases on top of each other to easily push or pu...

Foam hockey protective goalkeeping equipment

By Admin, 29/07/2014

Foam Ranges by Monarch use the best foam on the market, (zotefoam). It has a range of excellent qualities that give us the flexibility within manufacture and production to ensure high quality in short runs or mass production. The foam itself has varying densities and thicknesses so we can combine protection, rebound and of course longevity in the product. The surface finish is allowing us to emboss and custom foam so players can be unique in their look and colour scheme. We have a range of stock colours but if you’re after an unusual colour do check and we’ll see if we can help....

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd

By Admin, 29/07/2014

Evonik sells polyimide foams operation to Boyd By PRW Staff Posted 29 July 2014 US-based Boyd, a manufacturers of speciality material and sealing agents, has purchased Evonik Industries’ Solimide low-density polyimide foams business. “Acquiring Evonik’s Solimide foam business represents a unique opportunity for our company to obtain a high-performing technology that positions us to realise significant growth within key commercial aerospace, defence and building infrastructure segments,” said Mitch Aiello, Boyd’s president and chief executive. “By applying Boyd’s specialty material and energ...

New KCL website launching soon…watch this space

By Admin, 29/07/2014

A new Kewell Converters website is in the making and finally nearing completion for launch very soon. This will be a brand new website built from the bottom up using the latest digital technology and showcasing what we are all about and can do. We are proud to have teamed up with a fresh, creative and dynamic digital marketing and advertising agency MCM NET. MCM Net are a multi-award winning digital marketing agency based in Tonbridge, Kent. Having been designing and developing websites since the late 90s, MCM Net is now a full service digital agency – adding games, social media, SEO...

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam

By Admin, 25/07/2014

Shape-changing robots courtesy of PU foam By Jane Denny, Urethanes Technology International Posted 17 July 2014 Engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have developed a polyurethane-based material which they said could be used to create shape-changing robots for a variety of complex tasks. Surgical robots for operating inside the body without damaging organs, or shape-changing robots that can squeeze through tight spaces on search and rescue missions, are potential applications the wax and foam phase-changing material could facilitate, said MIT. Lead researcher An...

Tough cases – highly protective resin case

By Admin, 16/07/2014

Are you ready to achieve a new dimension in the highly protective resin cases market? HPRC2760W is the only case on the market featuring 4 built in wheels and 3 functional and comfortable handles. One case, 3 uses: case, cart and trolley, depending on how you need to carry it. Using one of the two side handles and pushing or pulling the case as a trolley. As a case: using the comfortable, soft grip handle. Using both lateral handles when you need two people to move it. Or as a cart, by stacking the cases on top of each other to easily push or pull them while they’re on the ground. ...

Green Renewable Energy for Kewell Converters Ltd

By Admin, 11/07/2014

Kewell Converters have placed an order for a new 50kWp PV Solar Panel project to be installed and commissioned in Q3 2014 on its factory roof. This exciting project and investment of approx. £75k should produce up to 20% of KCL power requirements to feed the manufacturing plant and offices in general from 200 panels (European made & tier 1) onsite. Carbon Dioxide (Co2) emission reduction/saving should be in the region of 26 tonnes annually whilst generating 120 kWh/m² annually with a peak of 250kWp Peak Power and Panel Power of 250 Watts. Free Solar Freakin’ Power (see and watch Solar...