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“There’s never been a better time to invest in US plastics,” says Peter Roosen, CEO of leading US veggie-plastic coating pioneer company Castagra.

RENO, NEVADA, JULY 23 2015 — “Despite the negative impact of oil price declines, the basic feedstock for US plastics, natural gas, remains very cheap with a limitless production horizon thanks to the shale gas industry,” says Peter Roosen, CEO of Castagra Products, Inc. “In the famous 1967 movie The Graduate, the young man’s told [...]

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Castagra’s Veggie Plastic Approved for Moon and Martian Use

source   Castagra’s veggie-plastic foam Ecodur has been certified as an Extraterrestrial Construction Composite (ECC) by NASA, paving the way, says CEO Peter Roosen, for its possible use in Lunar or Martian building programs.   “Ecodur is comprised of gypsum and vegetable oil and tests with Moon dust have shown it works just as well [...]

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North America’s Wood Water Pipes Could Get a New Lease on Life From Molecularly-Bonding Ecodur

source   RENO, NEVADA, March 9, 2015 – A veggie-plastic coating that has an affinity to bond instantly with wood and other cellulosic materials, could radically extend the life of giant wooden water pipes, says Peter Roosen, CEO, Castagra Products, Inc.   “We’re living in a hyper-active technology age, but some things have just weathered [...]

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Companies in Oil & Gas Services Can Take Heart From Recent Economic Reports, Says Coatings Company CEO

  Reno, Nevada January 20, 2015 – Castagra Products, Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says brighter economic indicators are “punching through the gloomy fog enveloping parts of the oil and gas services sector caused by the near 60% fall in oil prices.”   “Middle East members of OPEC have been trying to throttle US fracking by [...]

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Food Industry is Recognizing the Importance of ‘Neutral Barrier’ Coatings for Handling and Cold Storage Areas, Says CEO

  RENO, NEVADA, January 6, 2015 — Castagra Products, Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says that the past year has shown the food industry increasingly favoring coatings for manufacturing, handling and storage areas that are VOC-free and completely non-toxic.   “Nothing is more important than having a neutral and safe environment for food production and for [...]

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#OldSchoolFriday: Peter Roosen working on the Ecodur technology in the 90′s

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Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says Fracking Safety Performance Now Tips the ‘Anxiety’ Scales Vastly in Favor of the Benefits

source   RENO, NEVADA, August 11, 2014 – Castagra CEO, Peter Roosen, says that as concerns still show prominence in countries like the UK about fracking, the USA experience is clearly demonstrating that safety performance has tipped the scales vastly in favor of the benefits.   “It is utterly stunning what has transpired in the [...]

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Coatings CEO says our ‘Chemical Society’ is Costing Hundreds of Billions of Dollars Annually in Corrosion Damage

Jukka Huotari   RENO, NEVADA, JULY 21, 2014 – Castagra Products Inc. CEO, Peter Roosen, says US steel-based infrastructure components, whether they be cars, steel tanks, bridges, or ships, are as vulnerable to corrosion now as they were 50 years ago.   “We live in a society dominated by corrosive chemicals that can be airborne, [...]

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It’s Bite the Bullet Time for U.S. Infrastructure Now That the Economy is Rebounding,’ says Coating Boss

Gulf Restoration Network RENO, NEVADA, JULY 14, 2014 – Industrial coatings company Castagra Products’ CEO, Peter Roosen, says now is the time for the US to really bite the bullet with the economy rebounding and address major infrastructure deficits such as the state of drinking water and wastewater installations and pipes. “With employment on the [...]

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Coatings Company CEO says Fracking Boom Money Could Help Fund Bridge Re-Construction Which is at a Crisis Point

source   RENO, NEVADA- June 30, 2014 – Castagra products CEO, Peter Roosen, says a ‘bump at the pump’ would probably go down like a lead balloon with the public, but the crisis with the nation’s bridges needs addressing urgently.   “The American Society of Civil Engineers only gave the nation’s bridges a C+ grade [...]

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