Agilyx Joins AmSty, INEOS Styrolution and Trinseo as Technology Partner to Accelerate Realization of Circular Polystyrene

The four-way NDA signifies a commitment to a circular economy of polystyrene and serves as a basis for exploring and optimizing advanced recycling technologies for polystyrene TIGARD, Ore. & THE WOODLANDS, Texas & FRANKFURT, Germany & BERWYN, Pa., September 29, 2020 Four of the leading players in polystyrene production and recycling hav...
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INEOS Styrolution and AmSty Announce Joint Facility for Advanced Recycling of Polystyrene in Channahon, Illinois, using Agilyx Technology

- Partnership paves the way for closed loop recycling to keep polystyrene out of landfills Channahon, IL, September 22, 2020 -- INEOS Styrolution and AmSty, two of the largest global producers of polystyrene, announce plans to construct a joint 100 ton per day facility in Channahon, Illinois, that will utilize the Agilyx advanced recycling tec...
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AmSty, INEOS Styrolution and Trinseo Sign Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to Advance the Circularity of Polystyrene

The Woodlands, TX, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Luxembourg – September 15, 2020 – To accelerate driving the circular economy for styrenics forward, three of the world's leading polystyrene producers, AmSty, INEOS Styrolution and Trinseo signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to jointly explore recycling options for polystyrene. AmSty, INEOS...
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AmSty Announces New CEO

The Woodlands, Texas – August 4, 2020 – Dr. Randy Pogue has been named CEO of AmSty after serving on an interim basis since April.  "Randy has been with AmSty since its formation in 2008, and he has played a vital role in AmSty's performance and development over the years," said Jim Becker, Chairman of AmSty's Board of Directors.&nbs...
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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective August 1, 2020

The Woodlands, Texas – July 30, 2020 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.03/lb., effective August 1, 2020. This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes. ### Contacts Mr. Scott Cobb, 844-512-1212Product Manager - Polystyrene About AmStyAmSty is a lead...
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St. James Plant Receives OSHA Recognition for Safety in 2020

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St. James, Louisiana – July 14, 2020 – The AmSty St. James, Louisiana, plant was awarded the Regional Administrator’s Award for Safety and Health Excellence in Category II at the annual OSHA Region VI Voluntary Protection Program Participants' Association (VPPPA) Conference on May 20, 2020.

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective July 1, 2020

The Woodlands, Texas – July 1, 2020 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.03/lb., effective July 1, 2020. This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes. ### Contacts Mr. Scott Cobb, 844-512-1212Product Manager - Polystyrene About AmStyAmSty is a leading...
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AmSty Recognized with Sustainability Leadership Award

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The Woodlands, Texas – June 6. 2020 – The American Chemistry Council has recognized AmSty with a Sustainability Leadership Award for its work with partner Agilyx over the past year regarding Regenyx polystyrene recycling.  In 2019 Regenyx became the first-of-its-kind recycling facility, which converted approximately 800,000 pounds of poly...
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Results Published for Pacific Northwest Pilot Project

The Woodlands, Texas – April 20, 2020 – Last fall a collaborative group of government and industry packaging leaders, led by the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), released results from a 60-day pilot project, the Pacific Northwest Secondary Sorting Demonstration #PNWSort.  With all the other news around public health, it...
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Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

The Woodlands, Texas – Last Updated Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4:40 p.m. (Originally Posted 2/7/2020) – 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 i...
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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Decrease Effective April 1, 2020

The Woodlands, Texas – March 26, 2020 – ​AmSty announces a decrease in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.07/lb., effective April 1, 2020. This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes. ### Contacts Mr. Scott Cobb, 844-512-1212Product Manager - Polystyrene About AmStyAmSty is a...
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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...
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Recycling Today Features Gary Welsh, Senior TS&D Leader

The Woodlands, Texas – March 10, 2020 – Recycling Today published an interview with AmSty Senior Technical Service and Development Leader Gary Welsh discussing the role of personal responsibility in the sustainability discussion. Read the full article here: https://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/plastics-trailblazers-gary-welsh/ ### Conta...
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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective January 1, 2020

The Woodlands, Texas – December 23, 2019 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.03/lb., effective January 1, 2020.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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4 Million Gain Access to Foam Recycling with FPI Grant

The Woodlands, Texas – November 21, 2019 – Throughout the years, AmSty has published information about its involvement with a grant program by The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") – A group of plastics industry suppliers, converters and companies who use foodservice packaging.  AmSty is an underwriter of the program which seeks to fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling.  We are proud to report that the latest data shows our program has helped bring foam recycling to more than 4 million people.

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The Circular Economy - Regenyx Leads the Way for Chemical Recycling in Polystyrene

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The Woodlands, Texas– October 1, 2019 – Plastics News has publisehd an article showcasing the work of AmSty and its partner company Agilyx, along with other industry leaders, who are working towards a circular economy in plastics recycling. 

Rob Benedict, the author's article says, "Petrochemical manufacturers are commonly known as creators of the building blocks for plastic. But increasingly, they're making headlines for reversing that process — turning used plastic products back into their original building-block monomers "

 You can read the full story here: https://www.plasticsnews.com/perspective/unlocking-circular-economy-petrochemical-manufacturers-lead-charge-reinvent-recycling

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AmSty Announces Polystyrene Price Increase Effective October 1, 2019

The Woodlands, Texas – September 26, 2019 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.03/lb., effective October 1, 2019.  This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.

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Plastics News: Oregon Project Out to Prove Recycling Can Pay

The Woodlands, Texas – September 26, 2019 –  Plastics News published an article showcasing a major Oregon-based recycling project, sponsored by AmSty, whose goal is to find solutions to plastic waste and recycling improvements.

Jim Johnson, the author of the article says, "Instead of adding additional equipment to each Municipal Recycling Facility (MRF) to capture more plastics, the pilot project instead is out to prove that a secondary sortation at a completely different facility is cost effective."

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SOCRRA Expands Polystyrene Foam Recycling Capabilities with FPI Grant

The Woodlands, Texas – September 17, 2019 – The 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 Oakland County, Michigan.  

Over 3 million additional residents in the U.S. and Canada can recycle foam as a result of FRC grants. Read below for the full story from FRC.

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Trinseo Exec Talks Innovation with Chemical Week Magazine

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The Woodlands, Texas– August 1, 2019 – Nicolas Joly, Global Business Director for Polystyrene at Trinseo, discussed with ChecmWeek Magazine the potential PS chemical recycling brings to consumers across the world. Joly highlight the work of AmSty, Agilyx and Regenyx, recycling post-use polystyrene in the Pacific Northwest.

 You can read the full story here on ChemWeek or on Trinseo's website.

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