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AmSty Announces Interim CEO

The Woodlands, Texas – March 11, 2020 – Dr. Randy Pogue has been named CEO of AmSty, effective April 2, as Brad Crocker is stepping down from the role.  Dr. Pogue will serve on an interim basis while a search is conducted for CEO candidates over the coming months, of which Dr. Pogue and other internal candidates will also be considered.  “We are grateful to Brad for his service over the past eight years, during which time AmSty has transformed as an industry leader,” said Jim Becker, Chairman of AmSty’s Board of Directors.  “We look forward to AmSty’s continued leadership in the styrenics industry, which includes a core focus on new innovations in sustainability.”

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Woodlands, Texas – (Last Updated Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:05 a.m.) – AmSty continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation worldwide and has been proactively planning for the potential of disruptions that may affect the normal way of doing business.  Fortunately, the company has not experienced any significant impacts to its customers or supply chain due to the Coronavirus at this time. 

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Future JV Co-Owner Agilyx Named Market Developer of the Year

The Woodlands, Texas – December 4, 2018 – AmSty and Agilyx recently announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture that will assume operations of Agilyx’s first-in-kind polystyrene recycling facility in Tigard, Oregon. Today it was also announced that Agilyx has been recognized as Market Developer of the Year by WasteDive for its work in polystyrene pyrolysis recycling.

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AmSty and Agilyx Announce Joint Venture for Polystyrene Recycling

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The Woodlands, Texas– November 8, 2018 – AmSty and Agilyx have signed a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture that will assume operations of Agilyx’s first-in-kind polystyrene recycling facility in Tigard, Oregon. The process converts used polystyrene products back into their original liquid form, styrene monomer. Fresh polystyrene products can then be made without degrading quality or value. This form of circular recycling is known as the PolyUsable™ process.

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AmSty Joins American Chemistry Council

The Woodlands, Texas– August 20, 2018 – The American Chemistry Council (ACC) Board of Directors approved AmSty as a Regular Member during its meeting in June. “AmSty already plays an integral role in producing sustainable products that enhance everyday living,” said AmSty President and CEO Brad Crocker. “As members, we are now aligned with the ACC in demonstrating the sustainability of science-based solutions for a larger audience,” he added.


ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley said, “As our membership continues to diversify, it allows us to better demonstrate that chemistry is the science behind sustainability, from the technologies that enable clean, safe drinking water, improve food quality and enhance crop yields, to the clean energy resources that power energy-efficient vehicles, homes, and businesses around the world.”

“For AmSty, we hope our partnership with the ACC will help share the message of our PolyUsable™ technology, which allows recycled items to return to their original applications over and over with identical properties and performance,” added Crocker. In addition to ACC membership, AmSty is now a participant in Responsible Care®, the chemical manufacturing industry’s leading environmental, health, safety and security performance initiative.
To learn more about the ACC and Responsible Care®, visit AmericanChemistry.com. 

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Contacts

Mr. Joshua Want, 844-512-1212
Communications Manager

About AmSty
AmSty is one of the largest integrated producers of polystyrene and styrene monomer in the Western Hemisphere, offering solutions and services to customers in a variety of markets throughout the Americas. The company is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, and is now a member of the American Chemistry Council and its Responsible Care initiative.