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Dec. 19, 2013

Americas Styrenics LLC has received Patent No. 8,609,778 which describes systems and methods for the making of a styrenic resin that incorporates post-consumer recycled polystyrene.

Patent No. 8,609,740, describing a process to make molded products from recycled polyurethane foam content, was awarded to the International Automotive Components Group North America, Inc.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. has filed Patent Application No. 20130327858, which describes a method and system for reclaiming components of scrap carpet.

Keith Bechard and Mohamad Mogharab-Rahbari have filed Patent Application No. 20130320594 for describing methods of increasing the recovery and processing of mixed rigid plastics.

For more information on these or any patents, please consult the U.S. Patent Office database online.

Copies of patents can be ordered by number for $3 each from the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA, 22313-1450.


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