Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, today announced that Jos van den Brink has been named Site Leader for Trinseo’s Midland manufacturing site and Production Leader for the company’s Midland Latex plant.
Van den Brink joined Dow Terneuzen in 1988 in its Training Department. In 1990, he moved to the Terneuzen Latex Plant as a Production and Quality Engineer. He accepted a role in TS&D for carpet latex in 1996 and then later for Industrial Polyglycols. Van den Brink returned to manufacturing in 2000 as an Improvement Engineer, where he played a key role in the successful start-up of Train 4. He then assumed the Run Plant Engineer role at the same facility. In 2006, van den Brink moved to the Rhine Center as the Run Plant Engineer and Site Change Leader. He assumed the role as Site/Production Leader in Hamina in 2008. And in 2012, after Trinseo was divested from Dow in 2010, van den Brink moved from Hamina to Terneuzen to become the Plant Leader for Latex as well as the Dow PG plant. He also served as a member of the European Latex Business Management Team.
Van den Brink holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology.
Midland is Trinseo’s largest location in the U.S. with 185 employees. The company’s North America Operations Center is located in downtown Midland and it owns and operates research labs, and manufacturing facilities for plastics and latex within the Michigan Operations plant. Trinseo’s Global Operating Center is located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, in addition to regional operating centers in Hong Kong; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Horgen, Switzerland. For a full list of Trinseo offices and manufacturing locations around the world, please visit www.trinseo.com/company/locations.htm.
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 on Trinseo’s website. Formerly known as Styron, Trinseo completed its renaming process in the first quarter of 2015.
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