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Packaging and Shape Molding

NOVA Chemicals provides a variety of foamable resins ideal for packaging and custom shape molding applications. Our expandable products use air to generate low density, sustainable solutions for protective packaging needs. A selection of EPS and ARCEL® resin grades are available to provide the ideal product for each application.


EPS delivers good strength, high R-value, and excellent first drop cushioning performance. EPS is a proven solution for packaging and custom shape applications and suits a wide range customer needs.


ARCEL resin offers a superior packaging material that is durable and resilient. ARCEL resin provides excellent multiple drop cushioning performance, and added protection for heavy or sensitive items. Packaging designed with ARCEL resin can also be used to reduce the size and weight of the overall packaging materials.