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TRINSEO HIKES POLYSTYRENE AND COPOLYMER PRICES

August 4, 2023
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Trinseo hikes polystyrene and copolymer prices. The company, a specialty material solutions provider, has announced a surge in its polystyrene and copolymer prices across Europe.

Effective from August 1, 2023, the adjustments include a €125/MT hike for general and high impact polystyrene grades (STYRON™ series), a €55/MT increase for MAGNUM™ ABS resins, and a €85/MT rise for TYRIL™ SAN resins.

These changes adhere to existing contract conditions and mirror the evolving market dynamics in the specialty materials industry.

Polystyrene (PS) functions prominently in insulation and consumer electronics. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) forms critical components in automotive and children’s toys.

Styrene Acrylonitrile (SAN) contributes to transparent applications such as food packaging and refrigerator trays.