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Zotefoams plc creating truly unique and unrivalled plastic foam materials
David Stirling, chief executive of Zotefoams Plc (LON:ZTF), tells Proactive they’re a maker of high-end plastic foam materials. ”When you’re making a foam two things matter – what plastic you start with and your foaming process”. ”Almost all of our business centres around using that unique process which is based around high pressure gas technology”. Stirling adds:
Update on Zotefoams Graduate Scheme
This summer, as planned, we launched our first graduate scheme. The programme was devised to meet the growing demand for people with technical backgrounds directly relating to Zotefoams unique process and our materials. 5 leading UK Universities, specialising in materials engineering, worked with us to promote our roles to their students. As a result, we recruited 3
RiLuce & AZOTE®
Zotefoams plc is delighted that RiLuce has selected our premium quality AZOTE® foam to cushion & protect their latest, prestige bio-wine product. RiLuce was founded in Canneto Pavese, Italy by Giorgio E Sonia. Wine connoisseur, Giorgio developed an interest in alchemy and botany and applied this interest to wine production. Through observation, he identified the
25 Years of Zotefoams
On 27 August, 2017 Zotefoams celebrated its 25th anniversary. Growth on every front has been the theme of these challenging and opportunity rich 25 years. Revenue has quadrupled from £14m in 1992 to £57m last year, with growth of 25% in the first half of 2017. In the process, the organisation has transformed from a
Graduate Schemes at Zotefoams
Zotefoams is pleased to announce that there are 2 exciting new opportunities for graduates to join the R&D department at Zotefoams. Our graduates will be part of an entrepreneurial business which can offer many opportunities in the future. In the first year the successful graduate will work in the Technical area with a broad materials
May 2017 – A Record Month at Zotefoams UK Facility
In May 2017, Zotefoams delivered its highest ever manufacturing output, beating it’s previous record set in October 2015, thanks to all the key Zotefoams Croydon business functions. Filippo Pasquini, Managing Director – Europe, is very proud of this achievement and said: “It is important to scale up capacity to meet the ongoing, healthy demand growth
Zotefoams announces commissioning of two new high-temperature foaming vessels at our Croydon, UK Facility.
This extra capacity has been created to fulfil the strong demand for the ZOTEK® range of High Performance Products (HPP). Zotefoams has seen significant growth within HPP over the past few years and we anticipate further demand increases particularly for our PEBA and Nylon foams, now being manufactured in larger volumes. Zotefoams’ HPP Business Unit delivered
MuCell Extrusion announces the installation of its 30th MTM™
MuCell Extrusion announces the installation of its 30th MTM™ – MuCell Transfer Mixer, just 18 months after product introduction. MuCell Extrusion Technology LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zotefoams PLC, delivers state of the art, proprietary technology to extruders across all applications and markets to produce microcellular foamed product using atmospheric gases nitrogen and carbon
Coveris using MuCell® technology to produce polystyrene-free packaging
Next generation in lightweight technology provides a cost-effective, ecological and resource-saving packaging solution.
Zotefoams Despatch Team Selects Next Generation Forklift Truck Fleet
Zotefoams plc, a world leader in cellular material technology, announces delivery of a new and advanced fleet of forklift trucks for the business. The Despatch team have agreed a five year lease deal with Mexmast to use TCM, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of forklift trucks. Mike Tuddenham, Head of Supply Chain and Carl
Dow’s Microfoaming Technology to Help Mitigate the Carbon Footprint of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Innovative technology enables the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions through new method that increases packaging production with the same amount of raw material. SÃO PAULO – April 13, 2016 – As the Official Chemistry Company of the Olympic Games and the Official Carbon Partner of Rio 2016, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has launched an
ZOTEK® PEBA used in PUMA’s super lightweight evoSPEED SL boot
PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has established a history of making fast product designs for the fastest athletes on the planet. Light and fast have become lighter and faster with the introduction in June 2015 of PUMA’s
Zotefoams announces the launch of T-FIT® insulation products
…newly branded T-FIT® range of high-performance closed-cell foam insulation products are anticipated to commence in the second quarter of 2016.
Zotefoams shortlisted for Best Technology Award at PLC Awards 2015
Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular material technology, is proud to announce its shortlisting for Best Technology Award at the 30th PLC Awards 2015.