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APR
11

Join Kingspan Insulation at IVIS 2021

Kingspan Insulation is proud to be attending the 15th International Vacuum Insulation Symposium in London, UK on April 11-12, 2022. We very much look forward to participating in information sharing and education sessions which will expand the Kingspan Insulation presence in the Vacuum Insulated Panel product industry.

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JAN
24

Kingspan Insulation Miami’s HR Director Named to SFMA Board of Directors

The South Florida Manufacturer Association (SFMA) recently appointed Yamilet Ramirez, MSHRM and PHR to its Board of Directors for a 3 year term. Ms. Ramirez, has been with Kingspan Insulation, LLC (formerly Dyplast Products) for 16 years, originally as the Vice President of Human Resources for Dyplast Products, and now as the Human Resources Director for Kingspan Insulation's Miami plant.

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AUG
12

Kingspan Names Director of Sales and Marketing for Miami Operations

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We are proud to announce that we recently welcomed Imran Khan to our Kingspan Insulation North America-Miami team as our Director of Sales & Marketing! We are looking forward to all that he has to offer and are thankful to add a team member with such an extensive background. 

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JUL
31

Kingspan Continues to Aggressively Support Dyplast ISO-HT®

A few parties have recently asked about the availability of ISO-HT® polyisocyanurate for use in higher-temperature applications up to 350°F (375°F intermittent). The short answer is Kingspan is continuing to manufacture and aggressively market ISO-HT® as one of our important premier product lines. 

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JUL
07

Robert Sanchinel Nominated for Employee of the Year

Kingspan is very proud to have one of its long-term employees at Dyplast-Miami, Robert Sanchinel, nominated for "Employee of the Year" within the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA). SFMA President, Matt Rocco, has stated that good manufacturing employees are VERY hard to find and even harder to keep. That's why SFMA solicits applications from its more than 2,000 members to present a rigorous presentation of why a candidate is worthy of the nomination. 

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MAY
03

Multiple Years of Safety Awards for Dyplast: Why/How?

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Dyplast Products is now folded into Kingspan Insulation North America (an affiliate of Kingspan Global) after the recent acquisition, and we are happy to now announce Dyplast's ninth consecutive Safety Excellence Award from the National Insulation Association (NIA) - - this time a Platinum - - the highest honor. The Safety Excellence Award is the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical/industrial insulation industry. While we have learned from others, we trust there are some that can learn from us. 

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APR
16

New, Higher Density/Strength EPS GeoFoam™ (2.5-3 lb/ft³)

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Positive impacts from Kingspan Insulation's March acquisition of Dyplast Products are already advancing, and there will be much more to come. In this Press Release, we announced GeoFoam 2.5 and 3.0 - - higher densities to complement our existing 1, 1.25, 1.5, and 2 lb/ft3 GeoFoam products. The higher densities/strengths of GeoFoam 2.5 & 3.0 may be appropriate for instance when loads and traffic on highways, bridge ramps, or building constructions cannot be affordably achieved with locally available compactible fills.

Herein we will be sharing more on some of the most frequently asked questions about GeoFoam as an introduction to the Datasheet. 

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MAR
23

Press Release: Kingspan Insulation, LLC acquires Dyplast Products, LLC

Kingspan Insulation LLC, a subsidiary of the Ireland-based Kingspan Group plc which is the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, has successfully completed the acquisition of Dyplast Products LLC. Dyplast Products will join the North American region of Kingspan's Insulation Division. Dyplast has established i...
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FEB
24

Dyplast EPS Products for the Southeast

Most of you know Dyplast® manufactures Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products to serve the Southeast U.S., with the most vibrant markets in Florida - - where our factory and business operations are centered. Dyplast manufactures EPS blocks using a molding process to achieve densities of 1.0, 1.25, 1.5, and 2.0 lb/ft3. Our production capacities allow us to meet market demands for large or small volume projects. This Qwik Guide simply offers a one-page summary of those products with short descriptions.

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JAN
26

Dyplast Releases Logical Thinking Qwik Guide

This one-page Qwik Guide contains a sampling of the conclusions from the past three Technical Bulletins from Dyplast that explored Logical Thinking regarding the performance of thermal insulants at very low and cryogenic temperatures. The topics are complex, and we encourage you to read each of the three Technical Bulletins to better understand the multifaceted discussions and caveats that may better inform decision-makers. 

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JAN
05

Insulation Performance at Cryogenic/Cold Temperatures (Part 3)

Dyplast Products is releasing the final installment of its 3-part series of Technical Bulletins to address "Logical Thinking" when specifying mechanical insulation for very cold/cryogenic applications. In this document, we continue our discussion about how the environment at very low/cryogenic temperatures is very different from the ambient conditions sometimes set by the test protocols of many standard organizations. 

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DEC
18

Happy Holidays from Dyplast

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All of us at Dyplast wish you the Happiest Holidays and the very best in the New Year!! 

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NOV
05

Insulation Performance at Cryogenic/Cold Temperatures (Part 2)

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With this blog, Dyplast offers its 2nd installment of a 3-part Technical Bulletin on “INSULATION PERFORMANCE AT CRYOGENIC/COLD TEMPERATURES: Logical Thinking - Part 2.” Dyplast’s® Technical Bulletins are intended to provide objective information on insulation (mostly pipe) and foam core challenges.

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OCT
28

New Technical Bulletin: Insulation Performance at Cryogenic/Cold Temperatures (Part 1)

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With this blog, Dyplast is beginning a three-part series of Technical Bulletins on “INSULATION PERFORMANCE AT CRYOGENIC/COLD TEMPERATURES: Logical Thinking.”

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OCT
13

2019 US EPS Recycling Report

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As a manufacturer of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and member of the EPS Industry Alliance, Dyplast supports EPS recycling initiatives. They have just released their 2019 US EPS Recycling Report, which we encourage you to review.

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SEP
24

Dyplast Releases Technical Bulletin on Corrosion Under Insulation

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As you know, Dyplast periodically sends out Technical Bulletins related to mechanical (pipe) insulation in applications where temperatures are between low-temperature steam and cryogenic (such as LNG).

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SEP
11

Polyisocyanurate Insulant for Pipe Saddles

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An important component of any good insulation system (whether in cold or hot environments) is the “pipe saddle” upon which the insulated pipe rests, structurally supported from above or below.

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AUG
27

Comparison of Expanded Polystyrene and Extruded Polystyrene

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Dyplast is releasing this one-page Qwik Guide as an update on a general comparison between EPS and XPS. While EPS and XPS are both rigid, thermoplastic foam materials made from solid polystyrene, they are surprisingly different products with different applications and rarely compete. EPS is a closed cell foam and XPS is generally considered an open cell foam. Yet what are the actual implications in performance across various applications within in-situ environments? You will be surprised!

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AUG
20

New Technical Bulletin on Commercial Quality Control

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The engineering, design, and construction of capital-intensive projects (e.g. petrochemical, refrigeration, pharmaceutical, LNG, etc.) are typically guided by comprehensive Quality Control programs. QC originated in the early 20th century and has never stopped evolving.

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JUL
21

Polyiso vs. Calcium Silicate Pipe Insulation for Temperatures up to 350°F (176°C)

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Dyplast’s Qwik Guides are intended to provide a brief, one-page summary of important technical issues. The objective of this Qwik Guide is to address the temperature range [generally from ambient temperature up to +350°F (176°C)] where Polyisocyanurate and Calcium Silicate may compete.

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