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, Green & Clean

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

Styrolution Inaugurates New Absolan Line in Gujarat, India

May 15, 2014

VADODARA, India –     - Investment Supports Rising Demand for Absolan® in Key Growth Industries in India     - Customers to Enjoy Greater Security of Supply and Better Local Service     - New Line Supports Styrolution's 'Triple Shift' Growth Strategy Styrolution, the global leader in the styrenics industry, yesterday inaugurated a new line for the high performance... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Advancing Electronics with Styrenic Innovations

April 29, 2014

SHANGHAI -     -- Global styrenics leader showcases comprehensive solutions for electronics applications at Chinaplas 2014     -- Customer innovations featured at Chinaplas include laser jet printers and a light diffuser plate (LDP) for LCD-TV backlight systems     -- Featured styrenic innovations for electronics at Chinaplas include: Novodur® HH, Styrolution PS 168N/495F,... 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. <4444>Market sources report the increase comes from tighter supplies of resin and propylene monomer... 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. <4444>The following pricing and information was printed in Plastics Technology April 2012 article "Commodity & Engineering Resin Prices Climb Higher",... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

HIPS Resin targets food service packaging industry.

April 11, 2012

Created for packaging applications where high-impact polystyrene is blended with unmodified polystyrene, Styrolution(TM) PS 6220 features high-gloss properties that can help eliminate need for co-extruded gloss layer. Product can be blended with general purpose polystyrene to customize toughness and stiffness properties based on application. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Industry's First Post-Consumer Recycled Line of Polystyrenes from Styrolution Showcased at the International Plastics Showcase, NPE 2012

March 28, 2012

Three grades of polystyrene each feature 25 percent PCR content<4444>CHANNAHON, Ill. - The industry's first line of polystyrene products containing post-consumer recycled (PCR) polystyrene will highlight Styrolution America LLC's presence at the upcoming NPE 2012 International Plastics Showcase in Orlando, which runs from April 2-5.<4444>The product line from Styrolution, the leading global... Read More

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

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

April 6, 2010

Graphite beads in the insulation material reflect thermal radiation<4444>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,... Read More

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

Making Old Buildings New Again

November 17, 2009

BASF's Neopor® expandable polystyrene helps renovate Civil War building into a new learning center<4444>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... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

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<4444>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... Read More

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

Insulating Material contributes to environmental initiatives.

February 23, 2009

Grey in color with orange flecks, Jablite Premium is safe to handle and does not require any special equipment or skills. Expanded polystyrene material is also non-toxic and biologically inert. For groundwork in buildings, Jabfloor Premium comes in different levels of thickness, which can be selected depending on individual requirements of project. It can be used above concrete slab, precast suspended concrete floor, beam and block floor system, or below sand or cement screed. Read More

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

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

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Construction Equipment & Supplies

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

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