LEARN ABOUT EPS
What is EPS?
EPS stands for Expanded PolyStyrene. It is made up of tiny plastic beads that is able to trap still air inside of it.
When molded tightly together, it makes for the perfect insulated barrier.If enclosed by these beads, EPS ensures no heat enters or leaves this contained area.
Wonder how EPS is made?
EPS can be manufactured to produce a variety of interesting products. Learn how EPS is expanded, moulded and cut in the following video!
Since opening its doors in 1982, Downeast Plastics Ltd, founded by Sen. Joseph Landry, has become recognized as a leader in the manufacturing and distributing of EPS-molded foam insulated shipping containers and GEL-PAKs, which are instrumental in the safe transit of temperature sensitive products in the fresh fish and seafood industry.
A pioneer in its field with over 25 years experience in the packaging industry, Downeast Plastics has an outstanding reputation for quality and service, and has made a commitment to providing the most reliable and cost effective shipping containers in the industry. From custom-designed to standard containers, Downeast Plastics product line has grown significantly during the last few years to accommodate all your packaging needs.
We also offer our valued customers a full range of corrugated outer boxes, leak proof flip-lid corrugated boxes, plastics bags, and foam or cotton pads. We’ve truly transformed our image to that of a one-stop shop for all of your packaging requirements.
Our mission is to service and satisfy each and every customer. Inside you will find detailed information on our wide range of products. We invite you to contact us to discuss how we may help you meet your shipping needs.
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- Strong representation of the Strong organization and it’s clients.
- Excellent products
- Building constructive relationships with our clients.
- Offering services that bring efficient and effective results.
In doing so, we strive to meet and maintain the highest performance standards and produce results in a timely, ethical manner.
Efficient together. Effective as one.
We are confident that we will meet and exceed our customer’s expectations and promise to excel with our customer’s best interests as top priority.
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Insulation Sales Manager
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Insulation Technical Sales Rep.
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Sales Representative & IT