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Trinseo Completes Its First Participation in InterPlas Thailand 2018 on a High Note

Company showcased benefits of its MAGNUM™ ABS to an array of industry applications

HONG KONG - Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, showcased MAGNUM™ ABS resins manufactured with continuous mass polymerization technology as opposed to an emulsion process, at InterPlas Thailand 2018 from June 20-23, 2018.

The four-day event brought visitors from countries such as Thailand, Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, South Korea, the UAE to the Trinseo booth. Company executives and technical experts held in-depth conversations with these visitors to gain a better understanding of the material challenges each faced.

The visitors received technical information and the benefits Trinseo’s MAGNUM™ ABS including:

  • Highly consistent quality
  • White color base resulting in high cost efficiency for self-coloring (requiring less pigment)
  • Excellent balance of processability, impact resistance, and heat resistance
  • Low emissions (VOC) and odor, as well as a wide processing window

Based on the technical data and research information made on MAGNUM™ ABS, Trinseo’s experts were able to discuss with industry professionals how the material helps provide an ideal solution to their material challenges. The exchanges have resulted in a number of enquiries mainly from industries such as automotive, consumer electronics, consumer goods, edge bands, home appliances, medical devices, as well as sheet and profile extrusion.

To download the MAGNUM™ ABS technical papers written by Trinseo technical specialists based in the Netherlands and Hong Kong, please click the followings:

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber 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, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $3.0 billion in net sales in 2020, with 17 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,600 employees. For more information, please visit: www.trinseo.com.

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