Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, announced today a $100,000 donation for flood recovery efforts related to the aftermath of the historic flooding that occurred in Midland County, Michigan last month.
“Ensuring our employees and the communities we operate in are safe is the top priority at Trinseo,” said Frank Bozich, Trinseo President, and CEO. “The devastation caused by this disaster has put many at risk in numerous ways. In turn, the tragedy has inspired those near and far to pull together and offer support, ensuring that no matter how long the healing process takes, resources will be available for Midland County to emerge stronger than before. Trinseo is committed and proud to support the Midland community and our employees along the road to recovery.”
Trinseo’s community donation will be split evenly between:
Trinseo has more than 230 employees working in Midland, which is Trinseo’s largest location in North America. In addition to the Company’s community support, Trinseo is providing monetary aid to 11 Trinseo households that were impacted by the floodwaters.
“Trinseo is living their vision to create impact in the communities where their employees live and work,” shared Holly Miller, President and CEO of United Way of Midland County. “Their employees generously invest their dollars and time to make a difference. From managing the Meridian Elementary Distribution Site to donating their generous financial gift—their efforts are providing hope and help to those impacted by the recent flooding.”
Trinseo employees have been dedicated to managing the distribution site in Sanford, one of the hardest-hit areas. Trinseo is coordinating supply inventory and delivery from several community and state sources while also orienting and managing volunteers. Roughly 60 cars arrive daily, Monday through Saturday, to receive essential items that flood victims so desperately need like water, imperishable food, cleaning supplies, health and hygiene items, and laundry vouchers.
Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) is a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber. We are focused on delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to help our customers create products that touch lives every day — products that are intrinsic to how we live our lives — across a wide range of end-markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, appliances, medical devices, lighting, electrical, carpet, paper and board, building and construction, and tires. Trinseo had approximately $3.8 billion in net sales in 2019, with 17 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,700 employees. For more information visit www.trinseo.com.
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