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Trinseo Announces Price Increase Polystyrene, Polycarbonate and Copolymers in Europe

HORGEN, Switzerland - Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today a price increase for all polystyrene (PS), polycarbonate (PC), ABS and SAN grades. Effective August 1, 2021, or as existing contract terms allow, the contract and spot prices for the products listed below will increase as follows:

  • STYRON™ general purpose polystyrene grades (GPPS) by +45 Euro per metric ton
  • STYRON™ and STYRON A-Tech™, STYRON C-Tech™ and STYRON X- Tech™ high impact polystyrene grades (HIPS) by +60 Euro per metric ton
  • CALIBRE™ Polycarbonate Resins by +100 Euro per metric ton
  • MAGNUM™ ABS resins by +130 Euro per metric ton
  • TYRIL™ SAN resins by +90 Euro per metric ton

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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