Polystyrene Compounds

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Foam Apple Trays Improve Protection, Reduce Pack Times

July 1, 2016

Wayne, Pa. (June 28, 2016) - Foam apple trays from Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex company, have been engineered to improve protection of the fruit in transit, as well as reduce pack times. Dolco has designed the polystyrene foam trays so that they can go directly from the shipping case to display, without the fruit having to be removed and restacked. Because the apples are displayed against a...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Cascades EVOK Expands into the US with Johnsonville Fresh Sausage Products

May 6, 2016

KINGSEY FALLS, QC– Cascades inc. (TSX: CAS), a leader in the recycling and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue paper products, is pleased to announce the arrival of Cascades EVOK on the American market in collaboration with Johnsonville Sausage. This is the first national sausage brand to use polystyrene foam trays which are made of 25% recycled content and now manufactured in the...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Kraton is \"Stretching the Limits\" in the Design and Construction of Personal Care Products at the IDEA 2016 Expo

April 28, 2016

HOUSTON and BOSTON - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, announces plans to exhibit at IDEA 2016. The Kraton team will be available at booth #752, May 3rd-5th at the Boston Convention Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. ...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Kraton Performance Polymers to Showcase Innovative Polymer Solutions for Stronger Asphalt Pavements

February 16, 2015

Company to Showcase HiMA Technology at First Pavement Preservation and Recycling Summit in Paris HOUSTON— Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: "KRA"), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, announced today it will showcase its Highly Modified Asphalt (HiMA) technology - a polymer technology developed specifically for asphalt paving -...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

Custom Cake Dummies can be cut to any shape.

September 26, 2013

Made of polystyrene foam, Cake Dummies are suitable for window displays; as decorations for weddings, birthdays, and corporate events; or for practicing icing and decorating techniques. Foam can be cut to any shape desired by customer, including heart, hexagon, oval, petal, round, square, and triangle. In addition, Cake Dummies can be sanded, coated, and painted by WeCutFoam, or provided bare for event creators to decorate themselves. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Resin Raw Material Trend 2012-2013 for Plastic Injection Molding

November 26, 2012

The sale price of polypropylene resin rose two cents per pound in October. This follows closely on the foot-steps of a rebound caused by the tumbling 27 cents per pound that happened in May and August. In the last two months the price per pound settled to an average per pound of three cents. Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer feedstock...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Arkema Showcases at PLAST Milan 2012

May 16, 2012

PLAST, one of the world's leading events for the plastics and rubber industry, is held in Milan every three years. The 2012 edition from May 8th to 12th will enable Arkema to reaffirm its position as a key player of the polymer and plasticiser industry with its ranges of PMMA acrylic glass, functional polyolefins, heat-sealing copolyamides, PVDF, plastic additives and organic peroxides. These...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Resin Outlook for Plastic Injection Molding

April 27, 2012

The trend for pricing for commodity and engineering resins for the first quarter is they are rising. According to an article in Plastics Technology April 2012, this was primarily driven by feedstock cost increases and in some cases resin supply. The following pricing and information was printed in Plastics Technology April 2012 article "Commodity & Engineering Resin Prices Climb Higher",...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Canadian Winters Are No Match for BASF's Neopor Expandable Polystyrene

April 6, 2010

Graphite beads in the insulation material reflect thermal radiation WYANDOTTE, MI- BASF's Neopor, a new expandable polystyrene (EPS), is going to keep a lot of students warm in the coming Canadian winters and cool in the summer at the new Village Suites in Oshawa, Ontario. Village Suites, designed by Dundurn Edge Development, is a project consisting of 133 suites, with 588 bedrooms, located...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Neopor Expandable Polystyrene Saves Energy in Phoenix, Arizona

November 17, 2009

Study says Neopor can save up to 70 percent of cooling energy vs. a non-insulated house in warm climates WYANDOTTE, MI, November 10, 2009 - BASF's innovative insulation solution Neopor, an expandable polystyrene (EPS) containing infrared absorbers, can dramatically reduce energy use for cooling houses in hot climates, according to a new simulation study. The study, carried out by the Passive...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Making Old Buildings New Again

November 17, 2009

BASF's Neopor expandable polystyrene helps renovate Civil War building into a new learning center FLORHAM PARK, NJ, November 10, 2009 - GreenTek Building Solutions in DuBois, Pennsylvania, has created a new product called InsulWall(TM) interior wall system, using BASF's Neopor expandable polystyrene (EPS) as the insulation ingredient. The crucial difference in Neopor versus standard white EPS...Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Styrene-Butadiene Latex aids sustainable carpet manufacturing.

January 9, 2009

Styrofan NX 4628 styrene-butadiene latex for carpet backing adhesives and precoats gives manufacturers ability to make greater use of recycled materials. Able to properly disperse and stabilize all ingredients, product is designed to help carpet manufacturers incorporate non-traditional post-industrial and post-consumer fillers and additives into their carpet backing systems. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Dow Develops Green Building and Carpet Backing Solutions

January 9, 2008

Midland, MI - November 07, 2007 At Dow, developing green building and design solutions is more than just a concept - it's a passion. This passion is detailed in Dow's 2015 Sustainability Goals, an ambitious multi-part program to address some of the most pressing economic, social and environmental concerns facing the global community over the next 10 years. These goals reflect Dow's commitment...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

NOVA Chemicals Introduces New Expandable Polystyrene Resins for Stronger Insulating Concrete Forms

August 17, 2006

Pittsburgh, PA - NOVA Chemicals Corporation today announced the commercial availability of EPS 35MB-ICF, enhanced expandable polystyrene resins that deliver best-in-class performance in insulating concrete form (ICF) applications. ICFs are lightweight, high-strength, permanent concrete forms with built-in insulation. ICFs made with NOVA Chemicals' EPS 35MB-ICF resins enable significant molding...Read More