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Trinseo Evaluating Strategic Alternatives for Germany Polycarbonate Unit

May 02, 2019

Analyzing Options for PC Production Facility in Stade

BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, today announced that the Company is evaluating strategic alternatives for its polycarbonate (PC) resin activities. The Company has not set a timeline for this evaluation process.

Trinseo is fully committed to continue serving its customers in specialty polycarbonate applications, as well as polycarbonate compounds and blends – for industries including automotive, medical devices, durable goods, and consumer electronics. The Company’s Performance Plastics business segment continues to be a focus area for growth.

About Trinseo

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 $4.6 billion in net sales in 2018, with 16 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,500 employees. For more information visit

Note on Forward-Looking Statements

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Press contact:
Donna St. Germain
Tel : +1 610-240-3307

Investor Contact:
David Stasse
Tel : +1 610-240-3207

Source: Trinseo