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Zotefoams acquires assets and intellectual property of Refour ApS

Zotefoams acquires assets and intellectual property of Refour ApS Acquisition to widen the portfolio of mono-material barrier packaging technology for the circular economy. Zotefoams has completed the acquisition of the assets and intellectual property of Refour ApS (Skandeborg, Denmark) for a modest cash consideration. In addition, Torben Andersen, Refour CEO, will join the Zotefoams team.

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Trading Update

Continued positive momentum through Q3 and full year expectations increased 13 October 2022 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update for the nine months ended 30 September 2022 (“year to date”) and in respect of its financial year ending 31 December 2022. Zotefoams is pleased to report a record third quarter sales

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Zotefoams appoints Neil Court-Johnston President of MuCell Extrusion LLC

Zotefoams, world leaders in cellular material technology, has announced the promotion of Neil Court-Johnston to the role of President of MuCell Extrusion LLC, focusing on the development of ReZorce® mono-material barrier packaging and MuCell® microcellular foaming technologies Neil joined Zotefoams in 2020 as Vice President of Strategy, EMEA bringing over 30 years’ experience in production

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Zotefoams to launch Ecozote® Sustainability+ foams range at K 2022, with 30% recycled content LDPE grades

Zotefoams will underline its sustainability credentials at K 2022 with the launch of Ecozote, a range of closed cell crosslinked foams specifically designed for product sustainability. Throughout its history, Zotefoams has been at the forefront of developments in lightweight materials that save energy by insulating or save fuel costs by reducing weight. The company produces

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Interim Report for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2022

Effective pricing actions support strong H1 with increased profit expectations for the full year 9 August 2022 – Zotefoams plc (“Zotefoams”, the “Company” or the “Group”), a world leader in cellular materials technology, today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022. Results highlights Group revenue of £59.0m, 23% above the

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T-FIT Insulation presents leading cleanroom insulation solution at Interphex 2022

T-FIT Insulation (booth 2158), a business unit of Zotefoams plc, will showcase the exceptional performance benefits of T-FIT Clean foam insulation, the pharmaceutical cleanroom insulation of choice. T-FIT® Clean is the only closed cell foam insulation system that is suitable for both pipes and walls within a cleanroom environment. Uniquely, it also meets and exceeds

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Zotefoams plc announces preliminary Results (unaudited) for the Year Ended 31 December 2021

22 March 2022 – Zotefoams plc (“Zotefoams” or “the Company” or “the Group”), a world leader in cellular material technology, today announces its unaudited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2021. “Strong sales growth impacted by significant and unpredictable cost inflation.” Financial highlights                    2021

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Full Year Trading Update

27 January 2022 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update (unaudited) in respect of its financial year ending 31 December 2021 (“FY 2021”). Further to the trading update of 17 December 2021, we expect to report Group revenues for the year of approximately £100m and profit before taxation, in line with market

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Festive season 2021/22: changes to office hours and shipping dates

Please see below for details of our office hours and shipping dates during the festive season. UK Premises will be closed from noon on 24 December, reopening on 4 January 2022. Last shipping dates: UK and ROW- 23 December 2021 EU – 17 December 2021. Shipping recommences on 5 January 2022. Poland Premises will be

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ReZorce® Circular Packaging WINS Best New Concept at the UK Packaging Awards 2021

Image (L-R): Philip Chadwick (Packaging News), Award sponsor – Phil Buttress (Heidelberg Graphic Equipment), Luke Rust, Neil Court-Johnston (Zotefoams), Stephen Edge, Paul Turner and Jon Culshaw Zotefoams has been awarded the Best New Concept Award for ReZorce® Circular Packaging – a mono-material barrier packaging range – at the prestigious UK Packaging Awards 2021, which took

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Spectrum of solutions thrives with high performing technical foams

by Roshan Sannappa, Director of Business Development & Parva Foam & Packaging Technologies, LLP From educational toys to yoga mats, aircraft interiors, medical devices, electronic applications, military applications, general purpose packaging and the running shoes used by world-class athletes, technical foams are a critical production component for a huge range of industries. The global market

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Interphex, April 25 – 27, 2023, New York, USA

INTERPHEX 2023 is a leading exhibition and conference for pharmaceutical manufacturing. T-FIT® Insulation, a business unit of Zotefoams plc, will showcase the exceptional performance benefits of T-FIT® Clean foam insulation, the pharmaceutical cleanroom insulation of choice.​

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Interpack, May 4 – 10 2023, Dusseldorf, Germany

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Aircraft Interiors Expo, 6 – 8 June 2023, Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Interiors Expo is the leading event for airlines and the supply chain to source the latest innovations, technologies and products for cabin interiors. Zotefoams plc is the world’s largest manufacturer of the lightest, cross-linked, closed cell, polyolefin block foams available to the aviation market. We will be displaying products from both our AZOTE® and

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Foam Expo North America, June 20 – 22 2023, Michigan, USA

Foam Expo is America’s largest event for technical foam innovation and technology. Zotefoams is the world’s leading producer of lightweight, crosslinked, closed cell, block foams, manufactured using a unique, environmentally friendly process. We will be exhibiting AZOTE® and ZOTEK® foams which are durable, easy to process and offer remarkably consistent cell size. The Zotefoams process

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Foam Expo Europe, December 5 – 7 2023 Stuttgart, Germany

Foam Expo is Europe’s Largest Event for Technical Foam Innovation and Technology. Zotefoams is the world’s leading producer of lightweight, crosslinked, closed cell, block foams, manufactured using a unique, environmentally friendly process. We will be exhibiting AZOTE® and ZOTEK® foams which are durable, easy to process and offer remarkably consistent cell size. The Zotefoams process

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Q3 Trading Update

Demand for polyolefin foams has rebounded strongly in most markets. 3 November 2021 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update for the third quarter of its financial year ending 31 December 2021 (“Q3 2021”). Zotefoams is pleased to report a record third-quarter sales performance, with revenues approximately 11%

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NEW circular packaging, ReZorce®, has lower environmental impact than liquid packaging board (LPB), independent study reports

Cellular materials innovator, Zotefoams – which celebrates its centenary this year – announces ground-breaking results from its recently commissioned Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of its circular mono-material carton packaging, ReZorce®. Not only does ReZorce have a 50% lower global warming potential compared to conventional LPB cartons, it also takes 11 times less water to produce

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Cleanroom insulation solutions go head-to-head in independent testing of fungal contamination performance

Fungal contamination, most commonly by moulds and yeasts, is bad news for cleanroom manufacturing of pharmaceuticals. An outbreak can result in everything from product recalls, with the associated reputational brand damage, and production downtime through to actual harm to patients’ health. From a production point of view, the relatively common fungus Aspergillus niger is known

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ReZorce® Circular Packaging WINS prestigious British Plastic Federation’s Horners Bottlemakers Award 2021

Image: ReZorce® Circular Packaging ReZorce® Circular Packaging from Zotefoams plc has been recognised by the British Plastics Federation and Worshipful Company Of Horners, with the judges awarding the coveted Horners Bottlemakers Award 2021 for innovation in plastics design and manufacture or in the processing of polymers. The Award recognises Zotefoams’ achievement in deploying this platform

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Lightweight luxury: MGR Foamtex’s SoftWall® NextGen is 50% lighter thanks to ZOTEK® F OSU XR

https://youtu.be/pMCQJlDkeDgLightweight luxury: MGR Foamtex’s SoftWall® NextGen is 50% lighter thanks to ZOTEK® F OSU XR MGR Foamtex (Thame, UK) is Europe’s leading supplier of advanced aircraft cabin upholstery systems, working with all major seat manufacturers as well as the world’s leading airlines. Satisfying customers requires continuous innovation and to achieve this, the company needs to

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T-FIT® helps guarantee safety and quality at the KMF Dairy Cooperative in India

High performance T-FIT® Hygiene and T-FIT® Process insulation reduces risk of condensation and cross-contamination. Condensation is a perennial, significant risk for food and beverage producers, and a common catalyst for the contamination that can damage product quality and harm brand reputations. When condensation was identified recently as an issue for Kamataka Milk Producers Federation Ltd

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On the panel: meet Stuart Roberts, Zotefoams Centenary Awards judge

We’re delighted that technical foam industry veteran Stuart Roberts has agreed to join the judging panel for the inaugural Zotefoams Centenary Awards, which will recognise innovative applications of any Zotefoams products. Currently Chairman of the International Safe Transit Association (Europe), Stuart spent 45 years with Sealed Air Corporation. Here he shares his thoughts about the

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Zotefoams publishes Interim Report for the six months ended 30 June 2021: strong trading performance in a difficult environment

“We are delighted to have produced such a strong trading performance across most regions and markets. The Group has responded well operationally to the strong demand recovery despite challenging supply-chain conditions.” Zotefoams has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021. Results highlights Group revenue of £48.2m, 39% above the same

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Shenzhen Kangtai chooses T-FIT® clean for cleanroom upgrade

Benefits include lower energy costs, more effective condensation control and reduced maintenance. Leading Chinese biological products developer and manufacturer Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co Ltd has selected the T-FIT® Clean insulation solution from Zotefoams as part of a project to expand and upgrade the cleanroom manufacturing facilities at its Shenzhen headquarters. Lower energy costs, more

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Zotefoams PLC Trading Update May 2021

Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update for the four months ended 30 April 2021, ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held today at 10am at 675 Mitcham Road, Croydon CR9 3AL. At this meeting David Stirling, Group CEO of Zotefoams plc, will make the following statement:

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T-FIT and T-Tubes join forces

Zotefoams and UFP Technologies join forces to boost high-performance insulation offering across North America 24 May, 2021: Zotefoams plc and UFP Technologies Inc., owners respectively of the T-FIT® and T-Tubes® high-performance industrial insulation brands, announce a new joint manufacturing and marketing agreement. The collaboration will give greater access for customers in North America to T-FIT’s

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ZOTEK®T high-performance foam promises great return

Zotefoams has announced the line-up for its ZOTEK® T range of high-performance foams, produced from thermoplastic elastomers and designed to deliver weight reduction, durability, high energy return and cushioning, such as dampening in the automotive sector and impact protection in high-energy sports, military apparel and tactical gear. Born out of an intensive programme of R&D

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Showcasing AZOTE® benefits and versatility at Interfoam Shanghai

Drive cleaner, play safer, protect health AZOTE Asia Limited, the exclusive regional distributor of Zotefoams’ world-renowned AZOTE® closed cell crosslinked polyolefin foams, will demonstrate how the long-established Plastazote® polyethylene and Evazote® ethylene copolymer foam ranges remain the best choice for modern day challenges. Zotefoams materials are manufactured via a unique process that uses only temperature,

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Zotefoams plc announces Preliminary Results (unaudited) for the Year Ended 31 December 2020

“Solid operating profits and effective cash management, with record second-half sales, demonstrates resilience and flexibility.” Zotefoams plc (“Zotefoams” or “the Company” or “the Group”), a world leader in cellular material technology, today announces its unaudited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2020. Financial Highlights Statutory Before exceptional item1 Before exceptional item1 Statutory Statutory

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