Styrene Manufacturing Business

Styrene is a chemical that is used to make polystyrene and is not to be mistaken with Styrofoam, which is actually polystyrene that has been in the foaming process.

It is used to make many every day items such as cups and plates. Ethylbenzene is the initial chemical from which the reactions occur.

This is made from the reaction of benzene to ethylene through the catalyst aluminum chloride. It then has to be dehydrogenated to form styrene.

Because of its strength and durability styrene is very popular in the creation of thousands of everyday household items and products. Styrene and styrene based products have since undergone several developments throughout the years to improve the products. The many uses of styrene are what make the manufacture of it a good business.

Styrene products are what make life more convenient. There is no limit to the products that can be created from styrene, especially when it comes to packaging. Several food items use styrene for their container and storage, food items such as yogurt. The styrene based materials are just as popular. Almost anything you can think of may be made, stored or contained with styrene.

To enter the styrene manufacture business it is first essential to have the basic knowledge of business and marketing skills. It is good to have at least firm background knowledge with how to run a business so as to not have difficulty in the long run. The process involved in styrene manufacturing, as mentioned above, is one that must be performed by qualified professionals in the chemical field. List items you may be interested in manufacturing. Make sure that your business has these professionals making all the items.

When it comes to the actual manufacture of products, only the best and top quality materials and equipment should be utilized. This may seem costly at first but it proves to be a huge investment. Starting in the business means that you start with zero, which is absolutely no reputation and no credibility. What gets business on the pathway to success is the quality of their products. People want to purchase things that they can count on, items that will not let them down or go below their expectations. If anything the product should always exceed the customer’s initial expectations.

Home products, safety products, food storage products and medical products are some of the most popular materials that make use of the styrene product. Instead of jumping into the production of all these types at once, select one that you wish to start with. As you expand on your manufacturing business you may then venture into the other fields. At this moment in time what you will need is a good source of information in the manufacture of products for this particular field you have chosen. As long as the best materials and equipment are used in the manufacture, you can guarantee the reliability and effectiveness of the product.


  • amit said on April 2, 2011
    would you please tell me how to sell ... suppose i m producing Styrene. then where to take this final product if i'm fresher in this business. help me... amit, INDIA +916918949
  • malav desai said on June 27, 2011
    I am interested in starting a business of my own and this seems a nice product. Please if i can get brief abt the Market of this product and competition and investment required and other useful information then i would be grateful.
  • darpan shah said on July 21, 2013
    Hello Sir/Madam, I myself is interested in knowing details and hopefully establishing this business in Gujarat. Please kindly help me for the same. Thanking You.
  • VIJAI BHASKAR expert adviser said on October 14, 2013

    EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE OR THERMOCOLE BUSINESS : EPS or Thermocole has many applications . It has uses as art material for making alphabets , fgures and charts. Children use sheets as a medium to display their projects on. Molded EPS is used as insulation ,packing for electronics ,furniture. EPS BOXES are used to carry fish vegetables for long distances. EPS is used as a medium of insulation in ICE BOXES, REFRIGERATION ,CEILING TILES, WALL PANELING IN INSULATED CONTAINERS.

    XPS - CROSS LINKED POLYSTYRENE IS USED IN CONSTRUCTION TO INSULATE WALLS & ROOFS from heat and sound. They help to cut costs in air conditioning and wall paneling in theaters and commercial buildings. IF ANYBODY IS INTERESTED TO MANUFACTURE EPS TILES FOR ROOFING AND WALLING APPLICATIONS PLEASE CONTACT: || Plastic Manufacturing Consultant

  • Yogesh Sawane said on August 12, 2014
    Dear Sir, I want to start manufacturing unit of styrene, what are the raw materials involved and machine required and total cost of the project and other required information related to this business.


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