Company News Archive: 2016

Company News Archive: 2016

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

Posted on 09 November 2016

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

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
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.

New for 2016 from AF – the improved Sprayduster Zero™ and mobile technology cleaning products

Posted on 04 March 2016
Tags: News, Product Launch, Sprayduster Zero

AF International, established manufacturer and brand leader for specialist PC, office equipment and touch screen cleaning solutions is delighted to launch some exciting new products for 2016. Sprayduster Zero™ has undergone some changes ensuring an even higher level of performance and there are some innovative mobile technology cleaning products.