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). Effective March 1, 2019, 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 100 Euro per metric ton
- STYRON™ and STYRON A-Tech™ and STYRON X- Tech™ and STYRON C- Tech™ high impact polystyrene grades (HIPS) by 100 Euro per metric ton
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 www.trinseo.com.