Tag Archives: expanded polystyrene

Why 75 degrees is NOT effective for measuring R-value performance

By: John Cowan, Regional Sales Manager Are you curious why 75 degrees is used as the temperature for measuring R-Value insulation levels? Were you aware of this standard? You may be thinking no one cares. If you are a building … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Interact with Your Customers?

By: Greg Gibson, Sales Representative When you call on an existing or potentially new customer do you stop and think what does this person know about my product, in my case this is expanded polystyrene (EPS)? Many of us in … Continue reading

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Business Partner versus Material Supplier, Choosing Value Over Price

By: Joe Kurz, Packaging Specialist I had an interesting meeting with one of our long time packaging distributor customers this week. As in many cases, we are not their sole EPS packaging supplier of record. The meeting was to inform … Continue reading

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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

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Looming Changes in FedEx and UPS Dimensional Weight Pricing

By: Dennis Smith – Packaging Specialist Effective December 29, 2014, UPS is changing to Dimensional Weight Shipping pricing for its ground services with FedEx implementing their changes January 1, 2015. Experts claim that 33% of all Ground shipments will be … Continue reading

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