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Trinseo Announces Price Increase for Polystyrene and Copolymers in Europe

HORGEN, Switzerland - Friday, July 3, 2020

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today a price increase for all polystyrene (PS), ABS and SAN grades. Effective July 01, 2020, or as existing contract terms allow, the contract and spot prices for the products listed below will increase as follows:

  • STYRON™ general purpose polystyrene grades (GPPS) by 95 Euro per metric ton
  • STYRON™ and STYRON A-Tech™ and STYRON X- Tech™ and STYRON C- Tech™ high impact polystyrene grades (HIPS) by 95 Euro per metric ton
  • MAGNUM™ ABS resins by 100 Euro per metric ton
  • TYRIL™ SAN resins by 85 Euro per metric ton

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a specialty material solutions provider, partners with companies to bring ideas to life in an imaginative, smart, and sustainability-focused manner by combining its premier expertise, forward-looking innovations and best-in-class materials to unlock value for companies and consumers.

From design to manufacturing, Trinseo taps into decades of experience in diverse material solutions to address customers’ unique challenges in a wide range of industries, including consumer goods, mobility, building and construction, and medical.

Trinseo’s approximately 3,400 employees bring endless creativity to reimagining the possibilities with clients all over the world from the company’s locations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Trinseo reported net sales of approximately $4.8 billion in 2021. Discover more by visiting www.trinseo.com and connecting with Trinseo on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and WeChat.

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