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News and Media

At Americas Styrenics, we pride ourselves on product innnovation and we value environmental stewardship, corporate responsibility and community involvement. We invite you to browse the latest AmSty news and events.

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Pyrowave Grant Brings Foam Polystyrene Recycling In-House

The Woodlands, Texas – December 1, 2017The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") continues to see results from its grant program. AmSty is an underwriter of the program which seeks to fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. Pyrowave, a pioneer in catalytic microwave depolymerization of plastics, has just been awarded a grant for foam recycling equipment. Read below for the full story from FRC...

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Chemical Recycling Points to the Future of Plastics Recycling

The Woodlands, Texas – November 27, 2017 – In an article published recently in Science Magazine, authors Jeannette Garcia and Megan Roberson, show the present and future promise of chemical recycling, "...end-of-life treatment options for plastic solid waste are in practice quite limited...Recent research points the way toward chemical recycling methods with lower energy requirements, compatibilization of mixed plastic wastes to avoid the need for sorting, and expanding recycling technologies to traditionally nonrecyclable polymers." The full article can be found here: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6365/870

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective December 1, 2017

The Woodlands, Texas – November 15, 2017 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.06/lb., effective December 1, 2017.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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Agilyx Corporation Expands Foam Polystyrene Recycling Capabilities With AmSty-Funded Grant

The Woodlands, Texas – November 2, 2017The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") continues to see results from its grant program. AmSty is an underwriter of the program which seeks to fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. Agilyx, a company that convers polystyrene waste back into styrene monomer, has just been awarded a grant for much needed equipment. AmSty continues to invest in this technology and has signed an off-take agreement with Agilyx. Read below for the full story from FRC...

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective November 1, 2017

The Woodlands, Texas – October 26, 2017 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.02/lb., effective November 1, 2017.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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Hurricane Harvey's Effects on Commodity Resins

The Woodlands, Texas – October 26, 2017 – Plastics News has published an article to shed light on the affects of Hurricane Harvey on commodity resin markets.

A link to the full article, courtesy of Plastics News, is below.

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Madison County, New York Expands Foam Polystyrene Recycling Program

The Woodlands, Texas – October 4, 2017The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") – a group of plastics industry suppliers, converters and companies who use foodservice packaging – continues to see results from its grant program. AmSty is an underwriter of the program which seeks to fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. The latest success story comes from grant recipients in Madison County, New York. Read below for the full story from FRC...

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective October 1, 2017

The Woodlands, Texas--September 14, 2017--AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.03/lb., effective October 1, 2017.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective September 1, 2017

The Woodlands, Texas--August 15,2017--AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.02/lb., effective September 1, 2017.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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AmSty Signs Off-Take Agreement with Agilyx

The Woodlands, Texas – August 10, 2017 – AmSty has signed an agreement with Agilyx to receive material produced at its waste-to-styrene pyrolysis facility in Tirid, Oregon.  AmSty will deliver the material to its Styrene Monomer plant in St. James, Louisiana.

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