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The following information is to a legally owned patent of Associated Polymer Labs, Inc.  This patent with detail below will give a complete description as listed with the United States Patent Office and offers a glimpse of the capabilities of the technology.  If you would like to inquire as to how this technology applies to your products, please contact Associated Polymer Labs:

United States Patent 6,946,495

Title: Foamable composition using recycled or offgrade polypropylene

Abstract: A polymeric composition to be used in producing foam in which the polymeric composition comprises conventional linear polypropylene, high melt strength polypropylene and a rheology modifier resin. The conventional linear polypropylene is in an amount of from about 1 to 25 weight percent of the polymeric composition. The high melt strength polypropylene is in the amount of from about 51 to 85 weight percent of the polymeric composition. The rheology modifier resin is in the amount of from 5 to about 30 weight percent of the polymeric composition. The conventional linear polypropylene may be offgrade virgin polypropylene or recycled polypropylene from post-industrial or post-consumer sources. The rheology modifier resin is a member of the group of styrene-olefin copolymers.

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Sincerely yours; Jim Zwynenburg (Vice President/Inventor)