Polyethylene was discovered in 1933 by Reginald Gibson and Eric Fawcett at the British industrial giant Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). This material evolved into two forms, low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE).

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Since 1989, Reedy has provided advanced additive solutions for the plastics industry. A focused approach to the advancement of foam technology has given us insight into polymer-matching systems.

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Generally Recognized as Safe by the FDA for direct food contact, Safoam is available in powder or concentrated pellet form and can be used as a blowing or nucleating agent in thermoplastics to create a microcellular structure.

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Full line of additives including co-stabilizers for moisture-sensitive engineering resins, melt strength enhancers and chain extenders for recycled materials, surface modifiers for open cell foams and prevention of electrostatic build-up and slip aids for sheet and film and in molding for easy part removal.