123 Victoria Street, New Zealand

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New Biocomposite 

 

NATURAL

 

 

Keravos is made from natural ingredients (plant-based cellulose and wool) and contains no hazardous substances.

STRONGER

Keravos uses the natural strength of wool fibres providing superior strength to that of other comparable materials.

LIGHTWEIGHT

Keravos is lightweight, which makes it perfect for applications 

 where weight reduction is a concern.

HIGH-YIELD

The fiber component of Keravos increases the yield of any PLA.

BIODEGRADABLE

The entire Keravos material is organic and categorised as industrially biodegradable and compostable.

Attributes and Benefits

 

HEAT-PRESS

Keravos can be formed into large sheets and shapes using heat-press technology.

EXTRUSION

Keravos can easily be extruded through any.

INJECTION MOLDING

Keravos can be injection moulded using existing plastic manufacturing machinery for mass-production processing.

3D PRINTING

Keravos can be extruded into an eco-friendly filament for use in 3D printing applications.

MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS

 

KeRAvos Story

LOGAN WILLIAMS

Director of Technology  & Innovation

 

Logan is an internationally acclaimed entrepreneur, inventor, and scientist. To date, Logan has developed four inventions which have been acquired by international organisations. In recognition of his inventions Logan has been named as a finalist for Young New Zealander of the Year and Forbes 30 under 30 Asia/Pacific.

Currently, Logan is the Director of Technology & Innovation at New Zealand Merino, where he is working on Research & Development in the wool industry. Logan is a part of the New Zealand Merino team who received the coveted Supreme NZ International Business Award in 2019. Logan is also a Director on the National Board of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and is an active Angel investor. Logan has a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours (BSc Hons), a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and is currently a doctoral candidate (PhD) at the University of Canterbury. 

 

Keravos PROJECTS

 

FAQ

Where is Keravos Based?

Keravos is New Zealand based company with its head office based in Christchurch and manufacturing plant in Hamilton.

 

What is Keravos?

Keravos is a state of the art materials engineering company that compounds wool with synthetic, biobased, and biodegradable polymers that serve as the manufacturing building blocks of all products.

 

How are Keravos pellets produced?

We have a patented technology for compounding wool and any polymer that ensures even dispersal and ratio of wool in each pellet.

 

Can any manufacturer use Keravos?

Keravos has been designed to be easily integrated into all existing manufacturing factories. We have successfully trialed our materials in; laminates, extrusion, injection moulding, rotational moulding, and 3D printing.

How do I order a sample of Keravos material?

10kg sample bags will soon be available for purchase on the website. For production scale samples, pleases contact us directly.

Can I purchase a prototype product?

Yes. Our sample boxes include a koru and a globe made from biodegradable Keravos material symbolising our mission for circularity and a more sustainable planet.

 

What’s next?

If you would like to use our material in your products, please get in touch via keravos@nzmerino.co.nz to request a consult where we can discuss your specific requirements.

 

How can I become a wool supplier?

We have a contractual supply with the New Zealand Merino company. Pleases contact the New Zealand Merino Company for further details. 

Can I invest in Keravos?

In late 2021 we will be conducting a series A capital raise. If you would like receive information regarding this, please register your interest at keravos@nzmerino.co.nz

 

What do I do if my question isn’t covered here?

If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please fill out the form below.

The New Zealand Merino Company Limited
Level 2, 123 Victoria Street, Central City
PO Box 25-160 
Christchurch 8144
New Zealand

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