Polystyrene (PS) - news on Plastech

Breakthrough in chemical recycling

Milestone in the company’s efforts to reduce post-consumer styrenic waste. First production of virgin polystyrene from only depolymerised material.

Over 120 companies to showcase

New ways to recycle plastics, technologies to improve recycling processes and new applications for recycled plastics are among the many innovations on show at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2019, taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 10 and 11 April 2019.

New closed-loop North American

Today ReVital Polymers, Pyrowave and INEOS Styrolution announced a strategic partnership to recycle polystyrene packaging collected in consumer curbside and depot recycling systems.


Trinseo Announces Price Increases

Trinseo announced price increases for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades effective September 1, 2018, or as existing contract terms allow.

Ineos signs transaction agreement

Ineos Styrolution announced that it signed an acquisition agreement with Total S.A. for two polystyrene (PS) production sites in China.

Trinseo raises prices of PS

Trinseo and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades.

BASF increases production

BASF is increasing its global production capacity for Neopor (expandable polystyrene containing graphite) by a total of 40,000 metric tons per year.

LANXESS expands capacity for

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will expand the capacity for Macrolex dyes at its Leverkusen site. With an investment volume of more than five million euros, the current production capacity is to be increased by 25 percent.

McDonald's to eliminate foam

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.

An interview with Ralf Pasker

IV International ETICS (External Thermal Insulation Composite System) Conference was held in May in Ożarów Mazowiecki near Warsaw (Poland).

Styrolution changes name to

To embrace its place in the Ineos family of companies, Styrolution announced that it has changed company names to Ineos Styrolution.

Styrolution enhances healthcare

Styrolution will be attending Compamed 2015, a premier international tradeshow for medical suppliers taking place November 16-19 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

BASF resumes the marketing

BASF SE will be offering its customers in Europe GPPS from its production facility in Ludwigshafen.

Songwon launches new stabilizer

Songwon will be launching its new Songxtend 1301 stabilizer for XPS containing new polymeric flame retardants at the upcoming AMI Masterbatch conference.

INEOS to integrate INEOS ABS

INEOS is to integrate the INEOS ABS into its Styrolution business to promote their products globally with one face to the market.