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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), 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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