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Zotefoams appoints Neil Court-Johnston VP Strategy following ReZorce® launch

Neil Court-Johnston, who has joined Zotefoams in the role of Vice President of Strategy, EMEA, brings a wealth of experience across the FMCG production and packaging sectors, with previous roles including Business Unit Director for Jabil’s European food and beverage business and Commercial Director with responsibility for major clients and business development across EMEA, Asia

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Zotefoams Group CEO David Stirling discusses strong H1 performance with DirectorsTalk

David Stirling joins DirectorsTalk to discuss interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2020. David speaks to Giles Arbor about Zotefoams’ main highlights, discusses the specific growth factors that generated good momentum in late Q2 and how he expects the second six months to deliver record sales. David also provides an update on

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Zotefoams Poland Q&A with David Stirling

As the opening date for Zotefoams’ new plant in Poland moves closer, Group CEO David Stirling provides answers to some FAQs about the choice of location and plans for opening the facility. Q: Why did you choose Poland as the location for Zotefoams’ third foam manufacturing site?  A: Poland was a clear choice from the

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Zotefoams’ AZOTE® foams approved for Water Regulations Advisory Scheme

Zotefoams is pleased to announce renewed approval from the UK Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) for specific grades in its AZOTE® polyolefin foams range, confirming their suitability for contact with potable water up to 50°C for domestic purposes. The re-certification confirms that Plastazote® grades from 15-70 kg/m3 in LDPE and 30-110 kg/m3 in HDPE, as

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Plastazote® sets the seal on Parmigiano-Reggiano

Following comprehensive testing to demonstrate compliance with the EU Commission Regulation No 10/2011 on plastic materials intended to come into contact with food, Plastazote from Zotefoams’ AZOTE® range has been selected as a lightweight alternative to traditional rubber protective seals for world-famous Parmesan cheese. Plastazote is a range of lightweight, crosslinked polyethylene block foams from

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Zotefoams leads in qualifying for new ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety standard

Zotefoams plc is pleased to announce that it has successfully qualified for the new ISO 45001 international safety standard, following an audit conducted remotely to maintain the company’s safe working practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The certification applies to the company’s Croydon, UK headquarters and manufacturing site, where some 310 staff from a total global

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ZOTEK® F is the optimal material for spacecraft interiors

Space tourism will become a reality later this year with inaugural commercial flights already booked out and demand for tickets surging, according to the companies vying to take the lead in this latest space race. By some estimates, the commercial space industry – including space tourism – is expected to be worth $1 trillion (£766bn)

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Plastazote® polyethylene foam helps global response to COVID-19

As the world battles the current COVID-19 pandemic, Zotefoams is pleased to be able to support the medical community using Plastazote® polyethylene foams from the AZOTE® range. Latex-free, non-toxic and hypoallergenic, Plastazote is already the most-cited thermoplastic foam in medical literature for skin contact suitability, with medical grades tested to ISO10993 (Biological evaluation of medical

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Introducing AZOTE® Adapt LZ45 Matt Black: The new black

Contact the AZOTE® team for more information or samples Zotefoams, has added to its groundbreaking AZOTE® Adapt range with the introduction of LZ45 Matt Black, which promises improved efficiency and appearance combined with better protection of luxury items. AZOTE Adapt is a range of crosslinked polyethylene foams with fine cell structure, excellent consistency and low

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Poland facility on track for production in 2020

The latest news from the team responsible for Zotefoams’ new facility in Brzeg, Poland, is that we are on schedule for production to commence in Q3 of this year as planned. The plant will add 50,000m3 – an increase of some 15% – to our annual global foam production capacity and the site is large

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New extra-rigid ZOTEK® F OSU foam promises weight savings of up to 70% for aircraft interiors

Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, premieres its latest closed cell OSU grade foam, ZOTEK® F OSU XR, promising huge weight savings for aircraft manufacturers, as the company extends its High-Performance Product (HPP) line. Zotefoams’ latest polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) foam, ZOTEK F XR, is an extra-rigid closed cell crosslinked foam available in densities

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Zotefoams drives pure performance at Foam Expo North America 2020

Zotefoams will present its unparalleled line-up of closed cell foams from the AZOTE® polyolefin range plus High-Performance Products (HPP) from ZOTEK®, including ZOTEK N and latest innovation ZOTEK T on booth 2208. In the heartland of North America’s automobile industry, Zotefoams will demonstrate how it can help manufacturers rise to the triple challenge of evolving

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Zotefoams recognised for its support for ex-service personnel

Zotefoams has been recognised by a leading veterans’ charity for its commitment to supporting ex-service personnel and people with disabilities through its business choices. Celebrating its centenary year, RBLI presented Zotefoams with an engraved 10-inch Tommy figure and certificate, in recognition of its ongoing support. The charity was founded to meet the specific needs of

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Zotefoams plc establishes presence in Ahmedabad, India

T-FIT® unique insulation technology, a Zotefoams plc business, has set up a sales and service operation in one of India’s pharma hubs, Ahmedabad, in response to increased demand and opportunity for the technical insulation range. T-FIT is a range of unique, technical pipework insulation products designed for highly controlled production environments. Its range includes T-FIT

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Leading plastics sector professional Paul Turner joins board of MuCell Extrusion

Following the huge interest generated by the launch of ReZorceTM, a range of recyclable mono-material barrier packaging, advanced cellular materials manufacturer Zotefoams plc has appointed Paul Turner as a Non-Executive Director of its Boston, USA-based MuCell Extrusion LLC business. Paul has over 25 years’ experience in the chemical Industry, holding senior executive roles with organisations

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Zotefoams presents its unique range of cellular material technologies at K 2019

Zotefoams will be premiering an industry first in recyclable barrier packaging, launching under the brand name ReZorce™ at this year’s K 2019 show in Dusseldorf, Germany, as well as showcasing recent innovations from its AZOTE® and ZOTEK® premium and High-Performance foam ranges. ReZorce is a range of HDPE mono-materials with barrier properties that meet or

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AZOTE® Adapt to lead the way at K 2019

 Following the successful launch of AZOTE® Adapt last month, Zotefoams will present the new polyolefin block foam at K 2019 demonstrating its unique process that redefines chemical foaming. Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials, has delivered another innovation from leading range AZOTE®, a range of crosslinked polyethylene foams with a fine cell structure, excellent

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Zotefoams announces fully recyclable mono-material barrier packaging technology

ReZorce™ is a range of recyclable HDPE mono-materials offering barrier properties that meet or exceed all food industry standards as an alternative to composite packaging. The multi-layer structure of ReZorce allows incorporation of recycled material within the core of the material Available for licensing to brand owners and converters, ReZorce is suitable for a wide

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Zotefoams puts sustainability high on the agenda at NBAA 2019

Zotefoams, world leaders in cellular material technology, is headed to this year’s NBAA show in Las Vegas, USA to highlight the potential of its unique, high-performance foam ZOTEK® F to reduce the fuel consumption of an aircraft while offering fast and instant changes that add a customizable, luxury feel to cabin interiors. Following a year

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AZOTE® Adapt premieres at Foam Expo Europe

Zotefoams demonstrates technological leadership with new crosslinked polyolefin block foam manufactured via a unique process that redefines chemical foaming.

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Zotefoams makes history at Foam Expo Europe 2019 as it unveils groundbreaking technologies

Zotefoams today premieres innovations in its AZOTE® polyolefin foams and ZOTEK® high-performance products (HPP) ranges, including a significant development in crosslinked polyethylene foams

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Zotefoams brings winning selection of foams for the automotive industry to Europe’s car capital

Zotefoams will be displaying its unique range of closed cell foams ideal for the automotive industry at this year’s Foam Expo Europe in Stuttgart, Germany – the birthplace of the automobile.

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Zotefoams publishes Interim Report for six months ended 30 June 2019

Zotefoams’ Interim Report for the six months ended 30 June 2019 updates on successful execution of growth and capacity plans

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SSC record impressive energy savings using Zotefoams’ lightweight foam

Swiss Shielding Corporation AAG (SSC), a developer of innovative concepts and system components for railway vehicle construction, has employed Plastazote® MP15FR, a lightweight polyethylene block foam from Zotefoams’ AZOTE® range, to produce the award-winning rail insulation system SSC-Q, enabling energy savings of up to 26% in comparison with other traditional methods.

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Hitting the outdoor trail with Zotefoams

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.

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Zotefoams plc granted AEO status by HMRC

Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, is pleased to announce it is now an accredited Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) following a three-day audit.

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Zotefoams to present its pure performance polyolefin foam range at APFE 2019

AZOTE® polyolefin foams will be the focal point for Zotefoams, the world’s largest producer of lightweight, cross-linked polyolefin block foams, at this year’s APFE exhibition in Shanghai, China.

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T-FIT® insulation presents leading product T-FIT Clean at P-MEC 2019

T-FIT®, a Zotefoams plc business, will be showcasing the exceptional performance benefits from the pharmaceutical cleanroom piping insulation of choice, T-FIT Clean, at this year’s P-MEC exhibition, co-located with CPhI China (18 – 20 June 2019) in Shanghai. T-FIT is a unique, modular technical pipework insulation system purposely designed for highly controlled production environments. Visitors

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T-FIT® advanced pipework insulation technology launches T-FIT Process at AchemAsia 2019

T-FIT®, a Zotefoams plc business, will be launching the latest product, T-FIT Process, from its advanced insulation technology range designed for high temperature processing environments at this year’s AchemAsia.

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Zotefoams boosts product protection foams line-up with two new Plastazote® grades

Zotefoams plc, the world’s largest manufacturer of lightweight cross-linked block foams, has announced two new grades in its bestselling Plastazote® polyolefin foams range designed to improve efficiencies in product protection applications. Plastazote, a low-density polyethylene foam range in the AZOTE® family, has set the standard for protection of products in transit, long-term storage and conservation

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