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AmSty Receives OSHA Awards for Safety Excellence

The Woodlands, Texas – May 20, 2015 – The AmSty St. James Styrene Monomer Plant has earned two awards from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The plant received the Region VI Regional Administrator’s Award and the Star of Excellence Award in recognition for its outstanding safety performance in 2014. This is the second consecutive year that the St. James plant has received the Region VI Regional Administrator’s Award. The facility has been designated as a "Star" site, the highest honor in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs, since 1997.

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AmSty Receives CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Award

The Woodlands, Texas – May 5, 2015 – Railroad transportation services company CSX has awarded AmSty a Chemical Safety Excellence award, recognizing the company for its commitment to safe transportation of chemicals by rail. AmSty became eligible for the award by shipping more than 600 carloads of chemicals during the 2014 calendar year without a chemical release due to controllable factors.

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AmSty Supports Funding for Foam Recycling Grant

The Woodlands, Texas – February 17, 2015The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") – a group of plastics industry suppliers, converters and companies who use foodservice packaging – launched a new grant program to help fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. The program specifically targets foam products that are traditionally considered difficult to recycle, such as foam cups, clamshells, meat trays, and egg cartons. The grant underwriters hope to demonstrate the potential for polystyrene recycling.

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AmSty’s St. James Plant Receives LCA SAFE Award for Third Consecutive Year

The Woodlands, Texas – December 29, 2014 – The Louisiana Chemical Association ("LCA"), Louisiana's leading chemical industry alliance, has recognized the Americas Styrenics ("AmSty") plant for its outstanding safe operations, for the third year in a row. The "Best in Louisiana" Award for Safety and Environmental Excellence is awarded each year to one company in each class, according to its number of employees.

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AmSty Leadership Meets with Congressional Officials in D.C.

The Woodlands, Texas – July 23, 2014 – Representatives from Americas Styrenics joined members from nine plastics industry trade associations in Washington, D.C. on July 22-23 for the 2014 Plastics Industry Fly-In. Meetings were held with Members of Congress and Administration officials to discuss how pressing issues will impact the health and viability of the plastics industry.

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