Expandable polystyrene (EPS) applications go beyond foam packaging and insulation. EPS has become a significant source of foam construction products for many applications as well as the traditional foam beverage cup. Our primary markets include Building & Construction, Geofoam, Packaging and Cup & Container.
NOVA Chemicals is a leader in EPS technology and applications development, and works closely with customers to help them succeed in bringing innovative products to their customers - giving customers the ability to develop innovative end-use products, providing convenience, safety and value.
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At two locations in North America, NOVA Chemicals produces three types of EPS resin: Regular is our general-purpose EPS resin, Modified EPS contains a specially formulated flame retardant, and Specialty EPS includes low pentane products, as well as DYLITE, a leading resin in the global cup and container market.
EPS At-A Glance
- Consistent performance
- Excellent physical properties
- High-gloss surface
- Low energy consumption
- Fast cycle times
- FDA compliant