Agilyx expands its markets to ship round resolution for post-consumer polystyrene in Japan

PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Agilyx Company (“Agilyx”), the chief in chemical recycling of post-use plastics again into polymers, chemical compounds, and low carbon fuels, publicizes the licensing of its know-how to Toyo Styrene Co., LTD (“Toyo Styrene”), an affiliate of Denka Firm Restricted.  The location know-how license settlement allows Toyo Styrene to deploy the Agilyx know-how close to Toyo Styrene’s facility within the Chiba Prefecture of Japan.  The power will deal with recycling post-use polystyrene again to styrene monomer.

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“This announcement marks our formal entrance into the Asian markets to ship round pathways for plastics.” acknowledged Joe Vaillancourt, CEO of Agilyx. “We’re excited to be working with a bunch that shares our mission of lowering the influence on the worldwide setting by rising recycled content material in new merchandise whereas lowering the dependency on virgin materials.  Toyo Styrene has been a pacesetter in creating eco-friendly merchandise for the environment friendly use of plastics.”

“I’m happy with saying the License Settlement with Agilyx which has the distinctive pyrolysis know-how for used polystyrene into styrene monomer,” acknowledged Sanshiro Matsushita, President of Toyo Styrene. “That is the very starting for true round financial system society in Japan. We’ll improve the chemical recycling for PS by making use of the traits that PS is comparatively simpler to be depolymerized to SM than different plastics. We’ll obtain that recycled “refreshed” PS is ready to use for PS meals containers with no drawback with each high quality and security.”

Agilyx and Toyo Styrene will begin engineering and growth of the power instantly. The state-of-the-art depolymerization plant may have a processing capability of as much as 10 tons per day of post-use polystyrene. Toyo Styrene will purify the styrene monomer oil produced from the know-how right into a excessive purified styrene monomer utilizing their proprietary purification know-how.  The manufacture of styrene by means of depolymerization of post-use polystyrene has a decrease carbon footprint as in comparison with virgin styrene monomer. The power is predicted to begin operations in early in 2022.

About Agilyx Company
Agilyx is the chief and pioneer in chemically recycling difficult-to-recycle post-use plastic streams into excessive worth low carbon round feedstocks and fuels. The corporate has developed the primary business system able to recycling polystyrene waste into styrene monomer, which is then used to remake new polystyrene merchandise. The corporate additionally has commercialized a know-how that converts combined plastics to top quality crude oil. From these first to market merchandise, the corporate has since expanded its product platform right into a broad vary of personalized low carbon chemical compounds, polymers and fuels. Agilyx is working with waste service suppliers, municipalities, refiners, and each non-public and public enterprises to develop closed-loop industrial options for combined waste plastics. Contact us to have your plastic waste streams recycled at For extra info, comply with us on social media and go to

About Toyo Styrene
Toyo Styrene was established in April 1999 as an organization of consolidated polystyrene enterprise carved out from Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha(Present: Denka Co., Ltd.), Nippon Metal Chemical Co., Ltd.(Present:NIPPON STEEL Chemical & Materials Co., Ltd.),and Daicel Chemical Co.(Present:Daicel Company). Since then, Toyo Styrene has been creating always the brand new excessive efficiency grade for answering the wants of shoppers such asEX7,  HMT1, GA, Eneryts and FR-PS as nicely. For extra info, comply with us on social media and go to us at

Media Contact
Hiroshi Higuchi, Government Officer, the workplace supervisor, environmental measures promotion workplace, Toyo Styrene Co.,Ltd.

John Desmarteau, Director of Communications and Authorities Affairs
(503) 597-6406


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