In January of last year, we were very excited to announce that our polystyrene chemical recycling project with Toyo Styrene was moving into construction. A lot has happened in that time and we wanted to share our progress and provide some insight.

Since our previous announcement, the Agilyx team has been busy designing, specifying, procuring and fabricating equipment to complete the build out of Toyo’s new pyrolysis system.

Working at a fabrication site in Louisiana, Agilyx’s project team came together to fully build and conduct the factory acceptance test on the modular system that will power Toyo Styrene’s plant.

Over the course of several weeks, we saw the equipment modules come together and evaluated the system to be sure it met specification and will perform as designed once installed in its new home in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Our counterparts at Toyo Styrene joined us on site to evaluate and inspect the equipment they will be installing and working together with Agilyx to commission.

Once the equipment arrives at Toyo Styrene’s location, the Agilyx and Toyo teams will work together to reassemble the 10 ton per day modules and begin the commissioning process of the new facility, which we anticipate will happen in the first quarter of 2024.

We at Agilyx could not be more pleased with our partnership with Toyo and the progress that we have made together toward creating the first polystyrene chemical recycling facility in Japan.