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Trinseo APAC Managing Director James Ni Named Advisory Board Member at the AICM

Company continues to contribute full force to industry safety and environmental protection

HONG KONG - Friday, July 27, 2018

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced that James Ni, Trinseo’s Managing Director for Asia Pacific (APAC) , has been appointed as new Advisory Board Member of the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM) effective June 25, 2018.

AICM is currently the representative body of the Responsible Care® program in China, and is responsible for the promotion and implementation of the Responsible Care® program in the country. Since 2010, Trinseo has been a proud member of the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program, a voluntary initiative of the global chemical industry designed to improve environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) and security performance for facilities, processes, and products. At present, chemical companies in more than 50 countries around the world implement Responsible Care®.

Trinseo China officially joined the Program and AICM in 2017. In the same year, Trinseo won the “Responsible Care® Merit Award”, fully affirming the efforts made by Trinseo in the production base, supply chain, sales, research and development as well as product safety teams in different parts of China, including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Zhangjiagang, etc in actively enhancing the principles of Responsible Care®.

The AICM Advisory Board is the guiding body of AICM, which advises AICM on major issues. Ni's participation will be dedicated to supporting AICM's work in Responsible Care®, including:

  • Ensuring and leading AICM to fulfill its Responsible Care® commitment
  • Representing AICM in a global Responsible Care® event
  • Ensuring that AICM's position in specific chemical events is consistent with the Responsible Care® commitment

AICM also stated in its announcement that Ni's extensive business experience in the APAC region and Trinseo's strategic development will be able to share the Company's advanced safety, environmental protection and sustainable development concepts with other members of AICM. AICM members will work together to spearhead the practice of Responsible Care® in the chemical industry.

"Trinseo’s safety performance has always been at the forefront of the industry. In addition to adhering to the Responsible Care® principle, we also have a very comprehensive code of conduct and a good safety culture. We are pleased to have the opportunity to share our experience with our peers and contribute to the promotion of safety, sustainability and corporate social development,” stated Ni.

To read more about Trinseo’s commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®, please click here.

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders with a focus on delivering innovative, sustainable, and value-creating products that are intrinsic to our daily lives. Trinseo is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by partnering with like-minded stakeholders, and supporting the sustainability goals of our customers in a wide range of end-markets including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, packaging, footwear, carpet, paper and board, and building and construction. Trinseo had approximately $4.8 billion in net sales in 2021 and has 26 manufacturing sites and one recycling facility around the world and approximately 3,100 employees. For more information, please visit: www.trinseo.com.

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