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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...

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...

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.