Polystyrene (PS) - news on Plastech

New closed-loop North American polystyrene recycling consortium

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 for Polystyrene and Copolymers in Europe

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 with Total

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 and copolymers

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

BASF increases production capacity of Neopor

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 Macrolex dyes at Leverkusen

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 packaging

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

An interview with Ralf Pasker, EAE Managing Director

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

Styrolution changes name to Ineos Styrolution

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

Styrolution enhances healthcare applications with styrenic innovations

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 of polystyrene

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

Songwon launches new stabilizer solution for XPS

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 into Styrolution business

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

Styrolution illustrates the possibilities of styrenics

Styrolution will highlight the "Versatility. Performance. Endless Possibilities" of styrenics at NPE 2015, March 23-27 in Orlando, Florida.

Styrolution expands distribution deals for US and Canada

Expanded distribution agreements with PolyOne and Entec Polymers enhance Styrolution's offerings of styrenics in the US and Canada.