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

Foamex takes another step towards sustainability as a member of StyroCycle for expanded polystyrene recycling

Foamex, the leading provider of expanded and extruded polystyrene building products, is thrilled to announce its partnership with EPSA’s (Expanded Polystyrene Australia) new expanded polystyrene recycling initiative, StyroCycle, where expanded polystyrene (EPS) is recycled and used to manufactur..... Read More

Why you should choose extruded polystyrene (XPS) underneath hydronic heating systems

  Extruded polystyrene (XPS) is a type of rigid foam insulation material commonly used in construction and other applications. XPS is characterized by its closed-cell structure, which makes it resistant to moisture absorption and provides high thermal resistance. The properties of extruded..... Read More

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
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