Leicester students are aiming to make polystyrene more fire resistant using genetically modified bacteria – creating a new, safer fire retardant. Read more


UK-based manufacturer of EPS insulation products, Jablite, has launched a lightweight reinforced EPS over-roof insulation system designed as a solution to the problem of upgrading the thermal performance of old and fragile profile roofs. Read more

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Leading UK housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey, has chosen to trial Jablite’s Dynamic Cavity insulation in nine new homes it is building in Saffron Walden, Essex. Read more


David Davis MP recently visited Jablite, an SME manufacturing expanded polystyrene insulation products in his constituency of Howden, Yorkshire, in order to learn about the company’s development and progress. Read more