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Dow’s Japanese XPS plants first in world to use new polymeric flame retardant

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

Dow Building Solutions (Midland, MI) has successfully completed the conversion of its three Styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam plants in Japan to a new polymeric flame retardant technology. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  flame retardants insulation read more

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Synprodo creates organically based, compostable foam alternative

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 | Permalink

With cities across the globe banning traditional expanded polystyrene, which is a derivative of petroleum, Netherlands-based Synprodo believes its new compostable foam is a suitable alternative. Synprodo, a supplier of packaging and plastic industrial products, will introduce BioFoam, its organically based, compostable foam, at the FachPack (Sept 24-25; Nürnberg, Germany) trade show. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  packaging PS foam biofoam compostable read more

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Some fast-food brands look beyond polystyrene, others embrace it

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites While I was out and about this weekend, I saw someone had thrown their polystyrene foam foodservice packaging on the side of the street. My initial reaction: irritation that people so carelessly litter—it never ceases to amaze me. On the other hand, I also thought that it would sure be nice if recycling were much easier and convenient for consumers. read more

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