Expanded Polystyrene:
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is basically what we commonly call "Styrofoam". It is rigid, low weight and has insulative properties that make it ideal for a variety of applications in construction and packaging.

Market Dynamics:
EPS is used in packaging and construction. Due to it's slow degradation rate, it is controversial, and has fallen out of popularity.

Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
Crude Oil


Down Stream Materials Consuming EPS:

Adhesive, Contrete
Insulation, construction
Packaging, Chemical
Shippers, Cryogenic 
Shippers, Insulated
Shipping, Peanuts