Read Kilwell Fibretube and you might be forgiven for thinking of fishing rods. They’ve been making them in New Zealand since 1968. But these days, fishing rod blanks make up only 3-4% of Kilwell Fibretube’s total production.
In 2018 the company was named the Rotorua Business Awards Winner in the Innovation & Disruption Category and was also the proud recipient of the Judge's Acknowledgement for Excellence Award.
They’re also supporting Emirates Team New Zealand. Literally.
Kilwell’s carbon fibre and composite tubes are being used as a sort of temporary skeleton for the yacht. Chief Executive Craig Wilson explains:
Keen to team up? Let us know what you have in mind, and one of our team will get in touch to talk through your project and scope it with you. If you would like to share any drawings now, please do. Or, if you would prefer that we enter in an NDA first, we can make that happen quickly and easily.
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