• February 29, 2016
    Inspired by Nature
    Dynamic in its ability to be precisely shaped, light-weight enough to be safety suspended above the public, and large enough to accomplish the life-like scale of mega animals cost effectively – sculptor Stephen Kesler’s medium of choice for marine replicas at the Living Planet Acquarium in Draper, Utah is expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam, manufactured just a few miles from his studio by ACH Foam Technologies. 
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  • January 19, 2016
    Home Grown Success
    Cost, quality, and long-term performance were key variables of material selection for the Badger State Fruit Processing plant expansion.  Foam-Control PLUS+ architectural EPS insulation provided all three key elements.  Unlike other roof insulations, the R-Value of EPS remains the same over time.  The NRCA recently released an updated recommendation for designers to use R-5 per inch of thickness in all climate conditions for polyiso insulation when evaluating actual in-service R-values.
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  • January 15, 2016
    Grant Program Expands EPS Recycling to Curbside

    Generally in the past, the bulk of EPS foam recycling efforts have focused on industrial sectors where distributors and vendors recycle large volumes of material collected from protective packaging from products like refrigerators or TVs. The FRC grants will target entities that manage residential curbside and drop-off recycling programs.

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  • September 11, 2015
    Newly-Designed Universal Wine Shippers
    There are many aspects of producing wine that require near-constant attention to achieve the product consistency.  Now, thanks to recent packaging improvements that high-end product consistency is easily extended beyond the vineyard, through the distribution process and right to the retailer or consumer’s front door.
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  • September 8, 2015
    A Dynamic Roof-Top Renovation Supported By Geofoam Brightens the Day
    The idea of a gorgeous rooftop tenant recreation and lounge area would appeal to most, however few outside of the design and construction industry appreciate the immense challenge of adding this type of space on top of a 60-year-old roof.  On the Prudential roof deck renovation, two types of Geofoam were used. 
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  • August 18, 2015
    Using EPS Geofoam Forms Opens a World of Possibilities for Concrete Construction
    On the construction of the Cheyenne South Valley Connector project, innovation came in the form of an unusual application of ACH Foam Technologies’ Foam-Control EPS Geofoam.  Geofoam was used to create the form work required to shape the bridge’s three concrete piers.
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  • April 2, 2015
    ACH Foam Technologies’ EPS Geofoam Supports Structures Beyond Roadway Projects
    Denver, CO - ACH Technologies’ Foam-Control EPS Geofoam is best known for its use on roadway and embankment projects. An engineered lightweight material made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam with
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  • October 27, 2014
    Changing the Conversation: Foam-Control Plus+ Architectural Grade Insulation
    Just one year ago, ACH Foam Technologies changed the insulation industry by releasing Foam-Control Plus+, an architectural grade expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation. With a range of compressive
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  • October 20, 2014
    ACH Foam Technologies Expands in Wisconsin
    The Denver-based EPS Company Leases an Additional 40,000 sf in Fond du Lac. ACH Foam Technologies (ACH Foam), the industry leader in expanded polystyrene (EPS) manufacturing, will be adding
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  • July 9, 2014
    Rethinking the Ban on EPS: Study Shows EPS is Good for the Environment
    Denver, CO—Recent efforts in California, Chicago and New York to ban EPS products such as packing peanuts and foodservice items are being challenged by environmentalists and industry experts who argue that the bans will do
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