Company News Archive: 2016

Company News Archive: 2016

The Changing Face Of AF International

Posted on 28 November 2016 by AF Web
Tags: Product Launch, News, Press

AF International, leading manufacturer of specialist cleaning products for the Office Products Industry is preparing for a brand re-charge and an official launch of new packaging and concepts at Paperworld Frankfurt (Hall 3.0, Stand E55 - January 28th – 31st 2017). The brand has a heritage stretching back over 40 years and an enviable reputation within the industry. The brand re-charge…

The Reality May Be Virtual, But The Cleaning is Real!

Posted on 09 November 2016 by AF Web
Tags: News

To quote the words of Tim Reilly, “What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done”. Agree or disagree, the relentless tide of technological advancements is visible for all to see but the associated demand for cleaning and maintenance products should not be underestimated. Consider the array of new technology gadgets that will find their way onto Christmas…

What’s Next... Intelligent Headsets?

Posted on 19 October 2016 by the AF Team
Tags: News

Love them or loathe them, headsets are very much an integral part of many working environments. These clever bits of kit are no longer confined to the traditional call centre environment and are now commonly used in our high street shops, supermarket and entertainment venues. The latest technological developments for headsets will soon be enabling the headset to actually know when it is being worn (via some very clever sensors), and so provide automatic updates regarding the user’s status. This feature will be particularly useful for the call centre scenario as users will no longer be required to physically log out of a system.

HK Wentworth wins major accolade: The Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Posted on 21 April 2016 by AF Web
Tags: Award, Press, Company

HK Wentworth Group, has been announced winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The company received the Award for Enterprise in International Trade in recognition of its outstanding global exporting success.

With international headquarters located in Leicestershire, UK, HK Wentworth is the parent company of both AF International, global manufacturers of specialist technical cleaning solutions for both office equipment and IT segments, and Electrolube, market leader of electro-chemicals for the global electronics industry. The company, founded in 1941, is still privately owned by the Kingsbury family and has consistently achieved steep year-on-year growth in overseas sales. Overall growth has risen by as much as 50% during the three-year period of the Award and a vast 66% of sales have been achieved from export activity.