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Polystyrene Foam Recycling Grant Recipients Awarded

The Woodlands, Texas – August 21, 2015 – Nearly $100,000 has been awarded to grant recipients this year through a partnership between AmSty and The Foam Recycling Coalition (“FRC”). The Foam Recycling Grant program, which is partially underwritten by AmSty and led by the FRC, is intended to fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. The grant specifically targeted facilities that handle products considered difficult to recycle, such as foam cups, clamshells, meat trays, and egg cartons.

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Ohio Chemistry Technology Council Recognizes AmSty for Exceptional Safety and Environmental Performance

The Woodlands, Texas – June 3, 2015 – The Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) has recognized AmSty's Hanging Rock plant for excellent performance in environmental, health, safety and security at the organization’s annual Awards for Excellence ceremony. The OCTC is the state’s most influential supporter of Ohio’s chemical industry, which is one of the largest chemical manufacturing states in the U.S.

According to the Council’s website, “The Awards for Excellence are presented to companies that have shown commitment to the protection of people and the environment, safety at its facilities and effective communications with the public...”

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AmSty Receives OSHA Awards for Safety Excellence

The Woodlands, Texas – May 20, 2015 – The AmSty St. James Styrene Monomer Plant has earned two awards from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The plant received the Region VI Regional Administrator’s Award and the Star of Excellence Award in recognition for its outstanding safety performance in 2014. This is the second consecutive year that the St. James plant has received the Region VI Regional Administrator’s Award. The facility has been designated as a "Star" site, the highest honor in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs, since 1997.

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AmSty Receives CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Award

The Woodlands, Texas – May 5, 2015 – Railroad transportation services company CSX has awarded AmSty a Chemical Safety Excellence award, recognizing the company for its commitment to safe transportation of chemicals by rail. AmSty became eligible for the award by shipping more than 600 carloads of chemicals during the 2014 calendar year without a chemical release due to controllable factors.

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AmSty Supports Funding for Foam Recycling Grant

The Woodlands, Texas – February 17, 2015The Foam Recycling Coalition ("FRC") – a group of plastics industry suppliers, converters and companies who use foodservice packaging – launched a new grant program to help fund infrastructure improvements for polystyrene foam recycling. The program specifically targets foam products that are traditionally considered difficult to recycle, such as foam cups, clamshells, meat trays, and egg cartons. The grant underwriters hope to demonstrate the potential for polystyrene recycling.

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