Keep in touch with the latest news from Foamex regarding our products and the latest happenings in the polystyrene manufacturing industry in Australia.

Foamex supports Moomba Birdman Rally competitor raising funds for melanoma research

When Peter Mansell approached Foamex to supply polystyrene sheets for his Moomba Birdman Rally craft, we were happy to help him in his fundraising quest. Peter participated in the iconic rally to raise money for the Morgan Mansell Fund which was established to carry on his daughter Morgan’s missi..... Read More

Adelaide Zoo Light Creatures made possible with versatile EPE sheets

Underwater installation. Image credit: A Blanck Canvas; Photographer: Reuben Gore (Topbunk).. Underwater installation. Image credit: A Blanck Canvas; Photographer: Reuben Gore (Topbunk). Underwater installation. Image credit: A Blanck Canvas; Photographer: Reuben Gore (Topbunk)....... Read More

Over the life of a building, efficient insulation will more than pay for itself

 The upfront costs of insulation can be unappealing, but over the life of a building, insulation will pay for itself and end up saving you in the long run! An efficiently insulated home insulated with products such as Foamex’s StyroSheet, manufactured from Styroboard EPS exp..... Read More

Achieving maximum star rating for your construction with Foamex Expanded & Extruded Polystyrene

A six-star rating in construction indicates that a building achieves a high level of thermal energy performance.  Choosing construction materials to ensure the building will meet the crucial six-star rating is of the utmost importance for architects, builders, and specifiers. Foamex expanded..... Read More

Bring your Christmas Party theme to life with oversized polystyrene props

70’s Disco Theme, A Winter Wonderland, Life at the Beach or a Venetian Masquerade. These are some of the top Christmas party themes.You can make your next Christmas party theme a roaring success by adding oversized polystyrene props to the event. Imagine a Winter Wonderland complete with hanging..... Read More

Port of Melbourne Project uses Foamex StyroBloc to deliver lightweight fill solution

The Port of Melbourne Port Capacity Project is redeveloping Webb Dock to be able to operate as an international container handling facility. The project, with an estimated cost of $1.6 billion, includes construction of new roads to Webb Dock Drive and Kooringa Way located below the West..... Read More

Retrofitting to increase your home's energy efficiency

The National Construction Code contains within it a 6 Star Standard in relation to thermal performance of a home or its renovation. 6 Star’s is the baseline for any new construction to achieve a high level of thermal energy performance and to be deemed energy efficient. The challenge f..... Read More

Insulate yourself, winter is coming!

Now that the sun has almost set on summer, the predictions for the upcoming winter have started to trickle in like the first cool breaths under the door and through the floorboards. But it doesn’t have to be like that. It has been said that Australia is headed for one of the coldest winters on..... Read More

Recycling and reuse across the supply chain for Foamex StyroPod

Did you know that buildings and their users are responsible for almost a quarter of Australia’s greenhouse emissions? The energy embodied in existing buildings in Australia is equivalent to ten years of energy consumption for the nation, and the choice of materials and design principles has a l..... Read More
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