EPS has excellent physical properties, low energy consumption and has FDA compliant offerings.
NOVA Chemicals is an industry leader in expandable polystyrene (EPS) technologies. EPS has excellent physical properties, low energy consumption and has FDA compliant offerings. Its lightweight and proven performance makes it suitable for a wide variety of markets and applications including building & construction, geofoam, packaging, and cup & container. Our solutions enable our customers to produce high-quality products that are sturdy, safe and durable.
Manufactured at two locations in North America, NOVA Chemicals produces three types of EPS resin: Shape/Regular Grade, a general-purpose EPS resin; Modified EPS, which contains specially formulated flame retardants, and Specialty EPS, which includes low pentane products, as well as DYLITE® resin, a leading resin in the global cup and container market.
Markets & Applications
Building & Construction
EPS has been used in the building and construction industry for more than 50 years and has a strong proven track record of success in insulation applications.Learn More
Cup & Container
NOVA Chemicals’ DYLITE® resin is a leading expandable polystyrene (EPS) resin in the global cup and container market.Learn More
Our expandable styrenics products provide superb cushioning and durability, while its lightweight properties help lower freight and other packaging costs.Learn More
Regular grade EPS is designed for use in shape-molding for cushion packaging, produce and fish boxes, coolers and general applications not requiring flame retardants.
Building & Construction
EPS has been used in the building and construction industry for more than 50 years and has a strong proven track record of success in insulation applications.
DYLITE®/Cup & Container
DYLITE® resin is a leading expandable polystyrene (EPS) resin in the global cup and container market.
NOVA Chemicals is the exclusive distributor of Lambdapor® resins.
Our team of experts will work closely with customers to solve the most complex business challenges. From product design and innovation to testing and technical services, we collaborate every step of the way.
For more information regarding EPS sustainability, please visit our industry partners.Learn More
Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for our EPS and ARCEL® resins are accessible here (Select the “Styrenic Polymers” radio button near the top of the screen and then the blue “View” box, right of the product grade).Learn More
EPS and ARCEL resin are recyclable in locations where appropriate facilities exist for processing these in the polystyrene recycle stream.Learn More
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