Styrofoam Packaging is Popular in Germany

German plastics trade groups IK recently involved in an on airpop / EPS (also known as polystyrene foam) packaging image investigation. The survey sponsored by Ri * QUESTA. The results show that the polystyrene packaging material is very pleasing.

In 2013, such surveys were also launched, a lot of packaging are made from EPS, its image 11% improved 11%. According to the survey, in Germany, currently 54% of the population are good impressed in EPS packaging. Their focus is on the packaging of home appliances and consumer electronics products. In such an important community decision-makers, EPS packaging support rate also rose by 20%.

The People who participated in the survey said that this biggest advantage of package is the ability to efficiently protect the product, but also the weight is very light. But for packaging recycling and related resource protective, they are skeptical.


"We are very pleased that we have a significant improvement in EPS packaging impression, in particular, appreciate the usefulness of this material." Ulf Kelterborn, IK general manager said.

"The survey results show that over the past few years, ongoing public relations campaign is already in force. In the future, we will not only deliver this particular product protective function, also will preach resource protection, especially suitable recycling mode."

From 2014, in the areas of packaging and molds products, Europe will be renamed EPS as airpop. This is done to realize synergies when providing the information according to European standards.
With the increasing amount of Styrofoam, there are more and more waste EPS foam and easily caused white pollution. In order to solve the problem, GREENMAX studied and produced a series EPS recycling machine to help variety of EPS recyclers.