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The Woodlands, Texas – November 15, 2017 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.06/lb., effective December 1, 2017. This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.
The Woodlands, Texas – November 2, 2017 – The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") 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. Agilyx, a company that convers polystyrene waste back into styrene monomer, has just been awarded a grant for much needed equipment. AmSty continues to invest in this technology and has signed an off-take agreement with Agilyx. Read below for the full story from FRC...
The Woodlands, Texas – October 26, 2017 – AmSty announces an increase in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene produced by the Company of $0.02/lb., effective November 1, 2017. This price supersedes all other previously announced price changes.
The Woodlands, Texas – October 4, 2017 – 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 Madison County, New York. Read below for the full story from FRC...
The Woodlands, Texas – August 10, 2017 – AmSty has signed an agreement with Agilyx to receive material produced at its waste-to-styrene pyrolysis facility in Tirid, Oregon. AmSty will deliver the material to its Styrene Monomer plant in St. James, Louisiana.
The Woodlands, Texas – June 21, 2017 – The San Diego City Council approved a measure yesterday adding polystyrene foam to its existing curbside recycling program. Curbside pickup programs are integral to the success of municipal recycling efforts. AmSty would like to congratulate San Diego on their decision!
The announcement comes just a few months after the City of Redding, California received, an FRC grant to begin its foam recycling efforts. (UPDATE 7/24: The city of Redding's program is now operational).
The Woodlands, Texas – May 25, 2017 – An article published yesterday by Dr. George Cruzan, Capitol Weekly, underscored the well-established safe record of polystyrene use in foodservice applications. In the article, Cruzan explains how his research as a toxocoligist for 40 years shows conclusively that "polystyrene polymer is safe." The full article can be found here: http://capitolweekly.net/polystyrene/
The Woodlands, Texas – April 10, 2017 – Railroad transportation services company CSX has awarded AmSty a Chemical Safety Excellence award for the third year in a row, recognizing the company for its commitment to safe transportation of hazardous chemicals by rail.