Tag Archives: Engineering

Geofoam: Competing Against Dirt Cheap Soil

By: Terry Meier, Geofoam Specialist There is a saying that when something is extremely inexpensive it is “dirt cheap”. When using EPS foam as a light weight fill material (Geofoam), it is often replacing dirt, so then how can Geofoam … Continue reading

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You Can Trust Geofoam

By: Nick Harvill, Sales Representative Geofoam is a cellular plastic material that is strong with a very low density, one percent of traditional earth materials. Geofoam has been used in engineering and geotechnical applications worldwide for more than 30 years. … Continue reading

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IH794 – Building Highway Access Ramps with Geofoam

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative    Over the past few years, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has endeavored to renovate Interstate Highway 794 in downtown Milwaukee.  This highway runs past the port of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan’s lakefront, over the … Continue reading

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And Now Taking the Stage………..GEOFOAM!

By:  Rick Shinn, Sales Representative – Architectural Products Well, not really taking the stage, but how about literally holding it up. When it comes to EPS Geofoam, most of the buzz is centered on the large volume civil and transportation applications. And … Continue reading

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Back to School with Geofoam

By: Terry Meier, Sales Representative –  Architectural Products This week I will be attending my high school reunion. It was forty years ago (Class of 1973) that I graduated from Olympus High School. It’s hard to believe that it’s been … Continue reading

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