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T-FIT® Clean to set the standard at P-MEC India 2018

P-MEC India 12-14 December 2018 India Expo Centre, Greater Noida Booth 16.C54 T-FIT, a Zotefoams plc business, will be setting the standard at this year’s Pharmaceutical Machinery Equipment Convention (P-MEC) in Delhi, India with its leading product, T-FIT Clean. T-FIT is a unique, modular technical pipework insulation system purposely designed for highly controlled production environments.

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Zotefoams’ capacity growth on track

The delivery of two new High Temperature Low Pressure autoclaves and associated bulk tanks marks another milestone in Zotefoams’ £12 million investment programme to increase foam manufacturing capacity at its UK facility The investment provides flexibility to produce both ZOTEK® High-Performance Products (HPP) and the AZOTE® polyolefin range of foam products. In a recent trading

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Third Quarter Trading Update

Trading Update October18v6

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Industry expert Terry Craig joins Zotefoams Inc

Zotefoams Inc. is pleased to announce that Terry Craig has joined its team in the capacity of Management Consultant – Business Development. The move comes as Zotefoams continues a five-year, $42m capacity investment in its North American foam manufacturing operations Terry joins from Norseman Inc. – a major customer of Zotefoams – where he was

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Zotefoams appoints James Bridges as Director of HPP Business Units

New Executive Team role to focus on advanced engineering foams and their applications Zotefoams has announced the appointment of James Bridges to the newly-created role of Director of HPP [High Performance Products] business units. James was formerly global commercial director, life science technologies at Johnson Matthey plc. This is a new Executive position with responsibility

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Experience Pure Performance at Foam Expo Europe

Zotefoams will showcase premium durable foams from the AZOTE® and ZOTEK® ranges at Foam Expo Europe (Deutsche Messe, Hannover, 16-18 October, 2018, booth 431).

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Hitting the outdoor trail with Zotefoams

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Denver, Colorado – July 23-26. Zotefoams booth #615-LL Outdoor enthusiasts and suppliers of outdoor gear are hitting the trail to Zotefoams Inc’s booth at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market to talk about AZOTE® – the most widely used closed cell foam in the outdoor clothing and equipment sector. On land, AZOTE

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Zotefoams triumphs at UK Stock Market Awards

Zotefoams has been named Best Chemicals Plc at the UK Stock Market Awards 2018, repeating its achievement at the 2016 Awards. n Beating five other category nominees to the title, Zotefoams was named winner on a count of votes cast by private investors. The Awards are recognised as a unique measure of true shareholder value

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Zotefoams invests for future growth

Announces £23 million initial investment in third foam manufacturing site with a major capacity investment to meet continuing demand for its range of unique, high quality foam products Zotefoams plc, the Croydon, UK-headquartered manufacturer of cellular materials, has announced an investment plan supported by its shareholders. Headlining the plan is a £23 million initial investment

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Zotefoams Graduate Scheme – 6 Months On

Six months after its introduction the Zotefoams Graduate Scheme is proving to be a great success. The company has a large R&D function, within which we offer up to four graduate places each year for a two-year structured development scheme. The aim of the programme is to provide a broad business experience and the insight

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ZOTEK® N Nylon Foams

ZOTEK® N, Nylon Foams – High Temperature Processing Aids ZOTEK® N Nylon foams have excellent high temperature performance and can be used for temperature spikes up to 200◦C. They exhibit excellent hydrocarbon resistance, insulation properties and can be easily thermoformed into complex shapes making them suitable for many industrial processing applications. For example:  1. Paint/powder coating

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Zotefoams features in Manufacturing Today Europe

Developing its business through sustained high levels of organic growth, Zotefoams plc has spent the last quarter of a century becoming the world leader in cellular materials technology.  Editor Will Daynes from Manufacturing Today Europe interviewed Chief Executive Officer David Stirling to discuss Zotefoams’ growth, investment, business units and the future.  Click on the link to read the full article. 

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DirectorsTalk Q&A with David Stirling

Zotefoams Plc (LON:ZTF) Chief Executive Officer David Stirling caught up with DirectorsTalk for an exclusive interview to discuss their preliminary results for the year ended 31st December 2017 Q1: First off, congratulations on delivering a record performance for 2017 in terms of sales and pre-tax profits. David, what’s driven this growth? A1: It was really

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£12 million investment planned to boost manufacturing capacity at Croydon facility

Zotefoams plc (“Zotefoams” or the “Company” or “Group”) £12 million investment planned to boost manufacturing capacity at Croydon facility 14 December 2017 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, is pleased to announce that it will invest approximately £12 million to increase capacity at its Croydon, UK site. Over the past few years demand

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Zotefoams Announces Strategic Partnership with Nike

13 December, 2017 – Zotefoams announces that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Nike to develop footwear technology and supply materials for the global footwear, apparel and equipment company. Zotefoams, a leader in cellular material technology, will supply high-performance foam materials exclusively to Nike, within the footwear industry. The foams, which are designed for footwear, can be

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Zotefoams Shortlisted at the 2017 PLC Awards

Zotefoams is proud to announce its shortlisting for the Innovation in Technology Award at the 2017 PLC Awards. The PLC Awards recognise success and achievement amongst publicly quoted companies listed on the Main Market. Six companies have been shortlisted for the innovation in technology award which considers the application of technology and how it is

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Student Internship Programme

Build the foundation for your technical career with us through our internship programme Successful applicants, who will typically be studying materials or chemical engineering, will have the opportunity to work alongside our laboratory technicians assisting with testing for quality control, product and supplier development. Specific projects will be assigned during the internship which will give

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SEMICON Japan 2018, 12-14 December

Meet our T-FIT team in Tokyo this December.

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PMEC India, Delhi, 12-14 December

Meet our T-FIT team in Delhi this December.

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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:

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Coveris using MuCell® technology to produce polystyrene-free packaging

Next generation in lightweight technology provides a cost-effective, ecological and resource-saving packaging solution.

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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

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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

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