Trinseo is a leading global manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber. Our technology is used by customers in industries such as home appliances, automotive, building & construction, carpet, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical, packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires.

Trinseo was formed in August 2009 when Dow Chemical Company combined several of its businesses. June 2010, Bain Capital purchased the newly formed company for $1.63 billion, with Dow Chemical retaining a 7.5% stake. Bain Capital is an American alternative asset management and financial services company based in Boston, managing approximately $66 billion of investor capital.

Trinseo is headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Its European Supply Chain organization is located in the Netherlands, Germany and our European headquarter in Switzerland.

Fast Facts
•          $5.5 billion company (2012 revenue)
•          2100 employees based in 25 countries around the world
•          67 manufacturing plants at 20 manufacturing sites around the world
•          Regional Operating Centers : North America - Midland, Michigan, U.S.A. , Europe - Horgen, Switzerland, Asia Pacific - Hong Kong, Latin America -    Sao Paulo, Brazil
•          Business units:
•          Emulsion Polymers, including latex and synthetic rubber
•          Plastics, including polystyrene, co-polymers, polycarbonate, compound and blends
•          As well as a Feedstocks organization dedicated to acquiring and supplying feedstocks for the Trinseo businesses.

Europe is the largest Trinseo geography: all businesses have production units in Europe, serving both trade and captive demand. The supply chain is highly integrated and includes up to 4 echelons (Styrene feedstocks consumed by synthetic rubber consumed by co-polymers consumed by compounds and blends). With its major impact on customer satisfaction, liquidity, and working capital, Supply Chain plays a key role in the performance of our company.

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