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Trinseo to Attend Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference 2018 in Berlin

Event will be hosted by Frank Schumann, Trinseo’s Global Marketing Manager Automotive

BERWYN, Pa. - Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference 2018 in Berlin, Germany, form November 13-14. Trinseo’s Global Marketing Manager Automotive, Frank Schumann will conduct the conference, acting as Chairman.

The two day conference will include case studies and panel discussions, bringing together engineers, managers, automotive specialists, and others interested in the latest technologies and strategies in the lightweight automotive industry. It will also focus on the design of lightweight structures and how to select the optimal combination of high strength steel, aluminum and reinforced plastics. All of which help OEMs create the next generation of light vehicles, which have to meet new regulatory standards on safety, emissions and performance.

Trinseo’s Technology Leader Norwin van Riel will highlight Trinseo’s expertise in lightweight solutions with a specialist presentation on day two of the event. His 30 minute lecture, “50% weight savings with a new mineral fiber filled PC/ABS replacing metal on the Opel Astra roof rail” will commence at 9:10 a.m. CET on Wednesday.

Trinseo’s innovative portfolio of automotive rigid and soft-touch plastics enables the production of lightweight parts – from lower density materials to thin wall design. Our products are especially developed for high-quality appearance and premium haptics over time, supporting higher resale value and increasing end-customer satisfaction.

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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