Author Archives: Ryan Olson

ACH Foam Loose Fill Peanut Locations

By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist Did you know ACH Foam manufactures loose fill peanuts in Colorado, Kansas, and Utah? We manufacture anti-static loose fill and biodegradable loose fill. Versatility is what comes to mind when our customers think about loose … Continue reading

Posted in EPS Packaging | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#6 Resin Identification Symbol and Recycling Facts

By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist #6 Resin Identification symbol This #6 symbol identifies (PS) Polystyrene and also (EPS) expanded polystyrene which are recyclable. Products from Recycled #6 Foam #6 foam is a type of thermoplastic that can be recycled over and … Continue reading

Posted in About ACH Foam | Leave a comment

ARCEL Resin Performance

By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist ARCEL® resin allows our customers to reach sustainability goals by minimizing package size with appropriate foam properties: Reduction of foam in required design Source reduction-reducing foam and corrugate Better pallet utilization of parts per pallet … Continue reading

Posted in Arcel® | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Arcel Resin vs Molded Pulp

By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist Arcel® resin has been used by many cabinet manufacturers to eliminate the multiple steps in packaging components.   ACH Foam’s Arcel® is less abrasive compared to pulp and corrugate, allowing for less material requirement and steps … Continue reading

Posted in Arcel® | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visits ACH Foam Technologies

By: Ryan Olson, Packaging Specialist ACH Foam Technologies had the pleasure of meeting with Governor Branstad in our small town of Washington, Iowa.   The location in Washington, Iowa has grown from a 37,000 square foot building in 2010 with 35 … Continue reading

Posted in About ACH Foam | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment