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T-FIT® Clean foam insulation, the only solution to comply with internationally recognized cleanroom standards, will take center stage at INTERPHEX 2024

T-FIT Insulation will showcase the exceptional performance benefits that T-FIT Clean has to offer at INTERPHEX 2024. As the company’s flagship product for the pharmaceutical sector, T-FIT Clean has been established as the insulation system of choice for cleanrooms since 2008. It is the only closed cell foam insulation system that is suitable for pipes,

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Group CEO succession

26 March 2024 – Further to its announcement of 7 November 2023, Zotefoams (LSE: ZTF), a world leader in cellular materials technology, announces the appointment of Ronan Cox as Group CEO Designate. Ronan will join the Company on 2 April 2024 and will be appointed to the Board as an Executive Director and succeed David

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Preliminary Results (unaudited) for the Year Ended 31 December 2023

“Record profit alongside significant investment in our ReZorce® recyclable packaging solution.” 19 March 2024 – 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 2023.     Foams4       Group   2023 2022 Change   2023 2022 Change Revenue

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Zotefoams confirms its commitment to sustainability, plastics recycling and resource management with RECOUP membership

Zotefoams plc, a world leader in cellular materials technology, has joined RECOUP, the UK’s leading independent authority which champions the sustainable use of plastics in order to advance the circularity of the plastics value chain. RECOUP’s work encompasses a wide range of topics related to plastics recycling and resource efficiency; subjects also a priority at

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Reduce foam use by up to 40% and improve performance

Zotefoams highlights sustainability benefits of unique process at Foam Expo Europe 2023 Zotefoams, a pioneer and acknowledged world leader in technical foams, will use Foam Expo Europe as a platform to highlight new comparative testing that challenges traditional associations between performance and density.  Results highlight opportunities to reduce substantially the amount of raw material entering

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ReZorce® Circular Packaging wins Best Recycled Plastic Product at 2023 Plastic Industry Awards

Judges hail the fully recyclable HDPE mono-material barrier packaging range as ‘the first viable alternative to composite barrier packaging and a game changer in the market. ReZorce Circular Packaging has scooped the top honour in the Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year category at the 2023 Plastics Industry Awards. Created as a mono-material alternative

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Experience ZOTEK® F at NBAA-BACE 2023

Zotefoams to showcase ZOTEK® F high-performance foams range at NBAA-BACE 2023, offering weight savings of up to 70%, with no compromise on luxury Zotefoams plc, producer of the world’s lightest closed cell crosslinked foams, helps reduce the carbon footprint of the aviation industry by offering a lightweight product that is adaptable to many applications in

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Silicone Expo 2023: Zotefoams to showcase ZOTEK® F high-performance lightweight foams range offering world-class flammability ratings

Zotefoams plc, a world leader in cellular materials technology, will exhibit at Silicone Expo for the first time this year, presenting a product range designed to reduce the carbon footprint of the aviation and automotive industries, while maximising safety. The transition to a lower carbon economy is driving the agenda in sectors including aviation and

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Interim Report for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2023

Strong sales growth and recovery in gross margin drives record H1 profit Results highlights Group revenue of £64.6m, 9% higher year-on-year (HY 2022: £59.0m) High-Performance Products (HPP) sales up 11% to £26.4m (HY 2022: £23.7m) Polyolefin foams sales up 10% to £37.7m (HY 2022: £34.3m) Improved gross margin, up to 32.8% from 28.9% Profit before

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Joint development agreement for ReZorce® beverage cartons

Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, is pleased to announce a joint development agreement (“JDA”) with a world-leading packer of beverages. Following successful internal trials, this agreement encompasses the further development of Zotefoams’ ReZorce® mono-material beverage carton packaging, and its planned use in in-market trials for a major European retailer. The JDA covers

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Trading Update and Chair Succession

24 May 2023 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update for the four months ended 30 April 2023, ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held today at 10am at 675 Mitcham Road, Croydon, CR9 3AL. At this meeting Steve Good, Chair of Zotefoams, will make the following statement: Trading in the four months ended 30 April 2023

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Reducing the carbon footprint of pharma manufacturing with high-performance insulation for cleanrooms and utility areas

With businesses the world over focusing on reducing energy consumption for both environmental and cost-saving purposes, T-FIT® Insulation, a business unit of Zotefoams plc, will showcase its most extensive range yet of high-performance insulation options for pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers on booth 2158. The company’s flagship product for the sector, T-FIT Clean cleanroom insulation, will

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Preliminary Results (unaudited) for the Year Ended 31 December 2022

“Strong sales growth and much improved margins generate record revenues and profits ahead of initial expectations.” 21 March 2023 – 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 2022.   Financial highlights      

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Zotefoams Trading Update – 19 January 2023

Strong performance and record profits 19 January 2023 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update for the Group’s financial year ended 31 December 2022 (unaudited). The strong trading performance reported in the Group’s update of 15 December 2022 continued through to the end of the year and, as

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Zotefoams today announces details of changes to its Board of Directors.

In line with the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code, the term of office of the existing Chair of the Company, Steve Good, is due to end in 2023.  Following an assessment of the Board’s existing skillsets against those required to deliver the Company’s strategy, a search process led by the Senior Independent Director

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Trading Update

Continued positive momentum through Q4 and full year profit ahead of expectations 15 December 2022 – Zotefoams, a world leader in cellular materials technology, today provides a trading update in respect of its financial year ending 31 December 2022. As communicated in the Group’s trading update of 13 October, performance over the nine months to

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ReZorce® Circular Packaging from Zotefoams wins IOM3’s 2022 Prince Philip Award

Zotefoams plc, a world leader in advanced cellular materials, has won IOM3’s 2022 Prince Philip Award. It was presented to Zotefoams Group CEO David Stirling at a gala dinner in London on 8 December 2022. 2022: Zotefoams Group CEO David Stirling accepts the IOM3’s Prince Philip medal for ReZorce® Circular Packaging (Image © MLR Photo

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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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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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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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