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Trinseo Releases Impressive EH&S Performance Results for 2021

21 manufacturing teams and 12 R&D teams attain zero injuries, spills and process safety incidents

Berwyn, PA - Friday, January 14, 2022

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and engineered materials today recognized employees globally for outstanding Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) performance for 2021 – placing Trinseo’s safety performance in the top tier of companies in the chemical industry.

In 2021, 21 Trinseo manufacturing teams and 12 R&D groups— encompassing 1,654 individual recipients —earned the prestigious “Triple Zero Award,” recognizing that their work groups had zero recordable injuries (including employees and contractors), zero reportable spills, and zero process safety incidents. Globally, 73 percent of eligible teams received Triple Zero recognition.

Trinseo believes in continuously improving EH&S performance, with the ultimate goal of zero injuries, spills, and process safety incidents in all of our facilities every year. EH&S and Responsible Care® are core values and strategic priorities for Trinseo. The Triple Zero Award program recognizes and appreciates the effort and discipline of manufacturing plant and lab teams that achieve incident-free operation over the calendar year.

There were many programs aimed at improving Trinseo’s safe work culture in 2021. Noteworthy initiatives included Contractor Safety Focus, Return to Operation Enhancement, and a sustained focus on improving safety awareness and behaviors through targeted programs such as Safety on Purpose, Office Safety and Safe Summer.

“As the challenges of the pandemic continued in 2021, our team worked hard to maintain our high safety standards,” said Jos van den Brink, Global EH&S Director and Director Trinseo Netherlands. “In addition to adjusting our practices to accommodate the fluctuations of COVID-19, this year, we also added several new sites as result of two acquisitions and have made great strides to integrate them into our EH&S programs.”

2021 Triple Zero Award Recipients:

Plastics and Feedstocks

  • Plastics R&D and TS&D
  • Zhangjiagang ABS, China
  • Tsing Yi PS, Hong Kong
  • Merak PS, Indonesia
  • Tessenderlo PS, Belgium
  • Boehlen Styrene, Germany
  • Terneuzen C&B / Hoek, The Netherlands

Latex Binders

  • Binders R&D and TS&D
  • Merak, Indonesia
  • Midland, USA
  • Ulsan, South Korea
  • Rheinmunster, Germany
  • Norrkoping, Sweden
  • Terneuzen Binders
  • Dalton, USA

Engineered Materials

  • Engineered Materials R&D and TS&D
  • Hsinchu C&B
  • Bronderslev, Denmark, EMEA
  • Mussolente
  • Louisville, USA
  • Belen, New Mexico US
  • Matamoros, Mexico

Site Services

  • Midland, Michigan, Rail Operations
  • Rheinmunster, Germany, Site Services

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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