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NOVA Chemicals Expandable Styrenics applications go beyond foam packaging and insulation.

Expandable Polystyrene (EPS) has become a significant source of ridged foam construction products for many applications as well as the traditional foam beverage cup. We are a leader in EPS technology and applications development, and work closely with customers to help them succeed in bringing innovative products to their customers. Our primary applications are Building & Construction, Geofoam, Packaging and Cups & Containers.

ARCEL® resin is a resilient foam material consisting of polystyrene and polyethylene. It is used in a variety of applications including protective packaging, reusable dunnage trays, pallets, consumer products and automotive components. The unique characteristics of this versatile foam material lead to superb performance as products, components and packaging alike. ARCEL resin is a sustainable solution that reduces packaging size and weight, while maintaining superb protective properties.​​