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Trinseo Announces Price Increases for Polystyrene and Copolymers in Europe May 2016

HORGEN, Switzerland - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades. Effective immediately, or as existing contract terms allow, the May 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 25 Euro per metric ton
  • MAGNUM™ ABS resins by 35 Euro per metric ton
  • TYRIL™ SAN resins by 20 Euro per metric ton

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber. We are focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solution to help our customers create products that touch lives every day - products that are intrinsic to how we live our lives - across a wide range of end-markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, lighting, electrical, carpet, paper and board, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $4.0 billion in revenue in 2015, with 15 manufacturing sites around the world, and more than 2,200 employees. For more information visit www.trinseo.com.

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