extruded polystyrene recycling News

  • Axion Polymers cuts energy usage at its UK plastics recycling plant

    As part of its drive to improve energy efficiency and reduce its carbon impact, UK-based Axion Polymers has signed up to a ‘Demand Response’ system that cuts its factory energy usage at times of peak demand. The Salford-based company is believed to be one of the first plastics recyclers in the UK to take part in the power-saving initiative, which is administered by Enernoc for the ...

  • Axion’s recycled polymer tells its own Toy Story

    Axion Polymers has developed a new variant of its high-grade recycled polymer – Axpoly r-PS01 - derived from waste fridge plastic that is delivering extra user benefits in toys and other similar applications. Recent substantial orders for the 100% recycled polymer are testament to the award-winning Salford-based plastic recyclers’ ability to satisfy stringent British Standard testing ...

  • Axion Polymers appoints new General Manager

    UK-based Axion Polymers has appointed Gary Welsh as General Manager to drive the plastics recycling specialist to the next levels of growth and meet rising demand for the company’s high-grade 100% recycled polymer products. A highly-experienced manager with a background in polymer processing and automotive components, Gary will be focusing on restructuring and increasing capacity at ...

  • Axion launches green product design competition

    To mark the launch of its new 100% recycled polystyrene sheet product – Axfoil® - Axion Polymers has launched a design competition with a £500 cash prize to find the best innovative and sustainable product design using its sheet or Axpoly® compound.In the first competition of its kind organised by the company, the winner will also have the opportunity to work with Axion Polymers on developing and ...

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