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Trinseo Announces Price Increases for Polystyrene in Europe January 2016

HORGEN, Switzerland - Thursday, January 7, 2016

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polystyrene (PS) grades. Effective immediately, or as existing contract terms allow, the January contract and spot prices for the products listed below will increase as follows:

  • STYRON™ general purpose polystyrene grades (GPPS), STYRON™ and STYRON A-TECH™ high impact polystyrene grades (HIPS) by 10 Euro per metric ton

About Trinseo

Trinseo is a leading global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, dedicated to collaborating with customers to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions. Trinseo’s technology is used by customers in industries such as home appliances, automotive, building & construction, carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical, packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires. Trinseo had approximately $5.1 billion in revenue in 2014, with 19 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,100 employees. More information can be found at www.trinseo.com. Formerly known as Styron, Trinseo completed its renaming process in the first quarter of 2015.

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