Polyscot Polystyrene

Expanding Polystyrene

Expanding Polystyrene

Here at Polyscot Polystyrene, we are a family-owned Scottish company specialising in the conversion of expanding polystyrene using the hotwire cutting process. Our expanding polystyrene products are suitable for a wide range of packaging, civil engineering, construction, display, theatre and television props.


Our 12,000 ft2 factory is home to the very latest CNC hotwire cutting machines and is ideally placed to service Central Scotland and surrounding areas.



Converters of Expanded Polystyrene

Our latest CNC cutting facilities enables us to convert expanding polystyrene into intricate profiles, company logos, polystyrene letters, numbers and decorative items including exhibition and seasonal displays. As expert converters of expanding polystyrene we will produce special products such as columns, cylinders, carvings, and mouldings for theatrical, film and television props.

We sill produce items up to 1200mm x 2400mm with a maximum depth of 1200mm and larger items can be made by supplying the profile in a multi-part format. We supply fire retardant (E) grade to BSEN 13163 materials for your displays.

Construction and Civil Engineering

We supply expanding polystyrene products for applications in the construction and civil engineering industries. Our construction and civil engineering products include simple pre-cut blocks, bolt boxes, cones, sleeves and concrete cube moulds, through to complex CNC produced void formers. Our preformed shapes are used in pre-cast products to form internal voids and reduce the weight of product.



We produce an impressive selection of packaging solutions including basic buffer pads, box liners, corner and edge protection profiles and complex CNC produced packs. Our packaging applications also include bottle packs for the medical and drinks industries and component fitments for the electronics and construction-related products.

We supply bespoke packaging solutions from your own designs or we will design and provide samples free of charge.

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