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Trinseo Webinar: Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) for Medical Devices

Agenda includes applications using ABS and the difference in production methods

BERWYN, Pa. - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, will discuss ABS resins for medical applications at its upcoming webinar on July 11, 2018 at 10:00 am EST. This is part of Trinseo’s webinar series designed to educate the marketplace on polymer technology and related topics.

Customers, media, and the general public can register now.

Trinseo has been providing polymers to global medical device manufacturers for nearly three decades and supports single and multiple use medical devices, drug delivery systems, and medical equipment housings with material solutions. The company has seen an increase in the use of ABS for medical devices because of benefits including processability, aesthetics, colorability, and toughness as well as potential customer cost savings opportunities.

Trinseo offers its ABS under the MAGNUM™ ABS Resins brand. MAGNUM™ ABS is distinct due to its mass polymerization technology that results in an exceptionally white base color, low gel levels, and low residual Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).These properties are especially critical in the medical devices sector where purity, quality of color, and surface finish are key.

Besides MAGNUM ABS Resins, Trinseo offers CALIBRE Polycarbonate Resins, EMERGE Advanced Resins, and STYRON Polystyrene Resins. Trinseo has a full portfolio of medical grade resins that have been tested for biocompatibility according to ISO 10993.

Trinseo is committed to quality and customers’ compliancy requirements in the highly-regulated medical space. Its medical manufacturing and compounding facilities at Stade, Germany, Hsinchu, Taiwan, and in North America as well as related global functions are ISO 13485:2016 certified with the latest 2016 version focused on risk management and process validation.

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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