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Styron Highlights Performance Plastics at Fakuma: Introduces Products for Automotive and Other Consumer Markets

Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, will highlight its Performance Plastics and Styrenics portfolios from October 14 – 18 at the Fakuma international trade fair in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Styron Performance Plastics focuses on the automotive, medical devices, lighting, electrical, and consumer electronics markets through the offering of customized plastics solutions. The company will exhibit at Booth #B5-5206.

Styron is highlighting several new products for its Performance Plastics markets.  Two of the new products are clearly advantaged – EMERGE™ 8830 Advanced Resins, a clear transparency grade for lighting with a UL 94 rating of V-0 rating at 1.0 mm, and EMERGE™ PC/PET 9500 CR Advanced Resins, a high performance chemical resistant material for medical devices, effective against the nine leading chemical antagonists.

Additional products that will be introduced at the show include enhanced MAGNUM™ ABS Resins and PULSE™ PC/ABS Engineering Resins for automotive exterior applications, broadening Styron’s reach in the application area. In addition a grade for powered equipment housings will be highlighted, EMERGE™ PC/ABS 7700 Advanced Resins.

Styron’s Development Leader from Europe, Mike Hale, will be a featured presenter on Wednesday, October 15 at 16:00 and will address the topic of “Innovative Materials for Consumer Markets.” He will discuss specifically how Styron Performance Plastics addresses the needs of the marketplace and how the company leverages experiences cross-industry.

“Styron looks forward to participating at Fakuma and sharing our expertise in Performance Plastics and Styrenics,” said Dagmar van Heur, Vice President of Performance Plastics. “Performance Plastics is an important area of our business devoted to premium plastics solutions for technologically-advanced customers who require products that enable them to differentiate themselves in their respective markets and provide quantifiable benefits.”

Styron will be highlighting its strategic initiative “Numbers That Count” at the show, emphasizing its customer-centric, results-oriented approach to customer needs assessment and product development.

About Styron

Styron is a leading global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, dedicated to collaborating with customers to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions. Styron’s 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. Styron had approximately USD 5.5 billion in revenue in 2012, with 20 manufacturing sites around the world, and 2,100 employees. More information can be found at www.styron.com.

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