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Trinseo's Consumer Essential Markets Business (CEM) Offers Expertise in Plastics for Housings and Enclosures

BERWYN, Pa. - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, offers its expertise in plastics for Housings and Enclosures to meet the marketplace’s changing needs.

“Customers across all industries recognize that for housing and enclosure applications, plastics provide a true advantage,” said Martin Lindway, business manager of Trinseo’s Consumer Essential Markets (CEM) business in North America. “This includes the ability to reduce costs through light weighting and parts consolidation, the ability to introduce creative designs for aesthetics and product differentiation, and the ability to improve haptics.”

“Trinseo is able to leverage knowledge gained from the CEM industries of Consumer Electronics, Lighting, Electrical, and Medical Devices, including the need for fast development support and robust quality. The solutions in our portfolio have been validated, qualified and positioned successfully in markets and, to our customers, this will enable more efficient and effective material selection,” said Lindway.

Trinseo’s Housings portfolio includes polycarbonate-based compounds and blends with:

  • The strength of PC and the processing of ABS, e.g., EMERGE™ PC/ABS 7000 Advanced Resins
  • A range of flame retardancy and aesthetic options, e.g., EMERGE™ PC 8000 Advanced Resins
  • Advanced chemical resistance, e.g., EMERGE™ PC/PET 9000 Advanced Resins
  • Glass filled systems (0% to 40%) for increased stiffness, e.g., CALIBRE™ 5000 Polycarbonate Resins

Trinseo has proven experience addressing customer challenges ranging from the need for ultra-pure material to accommodate vivid colors, reinforcement to ensure structural integrity, chemical resistance to protect against cracking and crazing, UL ratings for regulatory compliance, and post-consumer recycled content to meet sustainability objectives. Whether powered or passive, housings and enclosures need to serve several functions. Not only must they protect what’s inside, they need to be durable, polished, and professional.

CEM is part of Trinseo’s Performance Plastics market-oriented unit that offers a range of engineered solutions using polycarbonate, ABS, and polystyrene. CEM has helped customers design housings and enclosures with plastics for decades utilizing its technical competencies and leveraging capability among its R&D centers worldwide.

Material samples are available for trial and testing through the Trinseo Production Sample Stock Program for Equipment Housings. Visit our Housings and Enclosures web page for further information.

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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