Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, will present a more sustainable future for latex binders in carpet and flooring applications at DOMOTEX 2020, the leading trade fair for floor coverings.
"We strongly believe in the potential for circularity in latex binders used in carpet and flooring applications,” said Rainer Knappich, Global Business Director Latex Binders Paper, Board and Textile. “We are committed to sharing our expertise in latex binders design with the entire value chain to help develop the necessary infrastructure and technologies to produce a more recyclable material. This is exactly our approach to polystyrene recycling, with which we have made considerable progress in the past few months.”
Trinseo already designs its latex binders solutions with sustainability as a primary focus. The Company’s ENVERSA™ Cushion Technology foam latex system, used widely in the production of non-attached underlay pads, contains no heavy metals, sulfur, or nitrosamines, therefore significantly minimizing volatile organic compound (VOC) levels. In addition, Trinseo’s pioneering 2-in-1 system for carpet tiles contributes towards the recyclability of carpets, enabling production of an environmentally efficient, filler-free and recyclable carpet backing system. This enables end-of-life carpets to go through the energy to waste process through incineration.
Since 2011, Trinseo has reduced total waste by 36% and slashed greenhouse gas emissions by 48%, as part of an ongoing sustainability program. Many of Trinseo’s latex binders grades are currently created with renewable ingredients while the search for even more bio-based feedstocks continues.
DOMOTEX will take place January 10-13, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Trinseo will exhibit in Hall 11 at Booth B69. View our DOMOTEX 2020 newsletter to learn how Trinseo is "Rethinking Binders."
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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