Atlas EPS to Display at World of Concrete

January 5th, 2011

Atlas EPS - Nearly 50 Years of Product Innovation and Leadership in the Expanded Polystyrene Insulation (EPS) Industry

BYRON CENTER, MI (January 2011)- Atlas EPS (formerly Falcon Foam), a division of Atlas Roofing Corporation, has been a leader for nearly five decades in the development, manufacture and delivery of innovative, energy-saving solutions and quality, HCFC-free products for the expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation industry.

As a pioneer in the manufacture of EPS insulation produced without environmentally harmful blowing agents, Atlas EPS research specialists are actively engaged in developing innovative, energy-saving insulation products, while maintaining the outstanding thermal and mechanical properties expected from all Atlas EPS products.

Suitable for both interior and exterior construction applications, Atlas EPS Insulation can also be used in manufactured systems, including recreational vehicles, garage and pedestrian doors and sunroom panels. AtlasEPS Insulation can even be specified for packaging designs that combine light weight with extra strength and

Two of the innovative product solutions available from Atlas EPS include:

ThermalStar® X-Grade™ Rigid Foam Insulation:
• Compressive strength—15, 25, 40, 60 psi
• R-value—R3, 5, 10, 20, 25, or specify to 32"
• Field-tested/code-approved termite resistance
• 48" x 96" or specify
• Easily snapped into 16" or 24" panels
• Installs same as XPS insulation
• 20-year R-value warranty

Elevation™ Geofoam:
• 100 times lighter than soil
• Compressive strength @ 1% deformation ranges from 2.2 psi to 18.6 psi
• Prefabricated to meet project requirements or easily shaped in-field
• Clean, quiet fill for hospital and occupied building renovations
• Reduces lateral pressure on retaining walls and structures
• Closed-cell rigid foam, durable and 100% recyclable at the end of the project life

During World of Concrete, Atlas EPS will also showcase the following Atlas Roofing Corporation product in Booth C4547:

Energy Shield® Exterior Wall Insulation:
• Cost-effective and energy-efficient
• Rigid board with highest R-value per inch
• Continuous insulation prevents Thermal Bridging
• Zero ozone depletion potential
• Zero global warming potential
• Resists moisture and condensation

With plants across the U.S. and in Mexico, Atlas EPS provides innovative, cost-efficient and energyconserving
product solutions coast-to-coast. Each Atlas EPS location also serves as a recycling center to keep useful materials out of landfills by processing construction tear-offs. All Atlas EPS products are thirdparty tested and certified/listed with ASTM, ICC, ONNCCE, Underwriters Laboratories and Factory Mutual.

In addition, Atlas EPS constantly works with customers to develop new products and new and greener EPS applications, while at the same time, working to improve the performance of the company’s core product lines. A dedicated Engineering Department and Technical Services Group also works with new and existing customers to ensure the best possible product designs at a competitive price.

Parent company of Atlas EPS, Atlas Roofing Corporation is an innovative, customer-oriented manufacturer of residential and commercial building materials. Atlas Roofing Corporation has grown from a single roofing shingle manufacturing facility in 1982, into an industry leader with 16 plants in North America and worldwide product distribution. All Atlas Roofing Corporation products are manufactured in
state-of-the-art facilities and shipped worldwide from its network of manufacturing plants and distribution facilities in the United States and Canada. Atlas Roofing Corporation is made up of four major divisions, Residential Roofing Products, Commercial Building Materials, Web Technologies, and Atlas EPS.

To find out more about Atlas EPS and its line of products, please visit us at Booth C4547 during the World of Concrete.

About Atlas EPS
Established in 1965, the company has played a significant role in the industry-wide growth of EPS technology and product applications. Atlas EPS is headquartered in Byron Center, MI, at the largest EPS manufacturing plant in the industry. Parent company, Atlas Roofing Corporation, is well established in the construction industry
and offers a complete line of roofing, sheathing and insulation products. For more information about Atlas EPS, visit or