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Trinseo receives Mass Balance certification for three families of products in Europe

  10/16/2020 - Berwyn, PA - Trinseo announced that it received Mass Balance certification for three families of products it manufactures in Europe. Trinseo Europe GmbH received the certification from the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), a globally applicable sustainability certification system that covers all sustainable feedstocks, including agricultural and forestry biomass, circular and bio-based materials and renewables, following an audit by TÜV Nord. ISCC’s mass balance system is designed to support bio-economy and circular economy initiatives, such as reduce, reuse, recycle, which in turn will reduce negative impacts to natural resources and reduce climate emissions. Mass balance is a chain of custody model designed to keep track of the total amount of input (e.g., sustainable feedstock) throughout the production cycle and ensure an appropriate allocation to the finished goods. For example, recycled feedstock replaces an equivalent amount of virgin feedstock at the beginning of the value chain (input) to be allocated to the product (output) in such a manner that the input and output match. The certification was issued for three material families manufactured at three European sites: polystyrene from Tessenderlo, Belgium; polycarbonate produced in Stade, Germany; and synthetic rubber from Schkopau, Germany. “The mass balance certification is another step taken by Trinseo, as a material solutions provider, towards helping our customers reach their sustainability goals. I am proud that Trinseo does not simply talk about being sustainable or environmentally friendly, but it is taking a leadership role to drive sustainability in our industry. We will continue to invest in future-oriented solutions, from our product portfolio to our processes, in accordance to the 2030 Sustainability Goals we announced earlier this year,” said Andre Lanning, vice president, strategy, corporate development, sustainability and marketing communications. In July, Trinseo released its 2020 Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Report and announced its 2030 sustainability goals on climate change, sustainable product portfolio, supplier and operational responsibility, and a sustainable workforce. Reaching a milestone celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Trinseo believes it was high time to embark on an ambitious, measurable and achievable longer-term sustainability journey, on which the mass balance certification represents a significant milestone.

Friday, October 23, 2020

HF Mixing Group aligns top management structure - click to expand

Goodyear to announce third quarter results - click to expand

ARP Materials aids in transition from lead-based to environmentally preferred Chemlok products - click to expand

ARDL adds equipment to expand thermal conductivity capabilities - click to expand

Book of the Day - Rubber Extrusion Technology Short Course Notes - click to expand

International Elastomer Conference closes today; virtual access available through January 20, 2021 - click to expand

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Brazilian automotive tire market projected to reach $2.05 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Tire demand in Asia to reach $97.4 billion in 2020 - click to expand

Arlanxeo to sell olefins business to Mitsubishi. - click to expand

International Elastomer Conference continues today; Technical Meeting and Educational Symposium proceed - click to expand

ARDL enhances viscoelastic and fatigue analysis capabilities - click to expand

Magna Tyres launches portal for EU market - click to expand

KnowHow Webinars offers membership opportunities - click to expand

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

LabsCubed opens production facility in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada - click to expand

Henkel and Carbon combine materials and printing expertise for high performance additive manufacturing - click to expand

ACE Products & Consulting appoints international marketing partner - click to expand

TA Instruments introduces high performance rheometers - click to expand

ARDL adds equipment to expand thermal conductivity capabilities - click to expand

MonTech offers optional low viscosity and ultra low viscosity torque transducers - click to expand

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

MonTech’s MCool -40°C chiller option increases range for low temperature RPA testing - click to expand

Department of Commerce delays publication of results of anti-dumping investigation into light tires from Korean, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan - click to expand

IMCD U.S. opens headquarters in greater Cleveland area - click to expand

International Elastomer Conference continues today; Get Involved session held - click to expand

Yokohama Rubber unifies off-highway tire operations under global entity - click to expand

TA Instruments introduces multi-sample Discovery X3 differential scanning calorimeter - click to expand

ARDL expands rubber testing capabilities to include SAE J1402 - click to expand

Davis-Standard presents free webinar on Evolution and Advancements in Technology - click to expand

Monday, October 19, 2020

Desma extends digital exhibition XpertForum until October 30 - click to expand

Solvay inaugurates second bio-based solvent plant in Brazil - click to expand

Nokian's Tennessee tire factory earns LEED v4 Silver certification - click to expand

Nexen updates winter tire line for Europe - click to expand

Tyrata begins IntelliTread Drive-Over System shipments to Japan - click to expand

Global silicones market will grow by $5.46 billion through 2024 - click to expand

Market Reports

Tire demand in Asia to reach $97.4 billion in 2020 - click to expand

Brazil automotive tire market is projected to reach $2.05 billion by 2027 - click to expand

Global Silicones Market will grow by$5.46 billion through 2024 - click to expand

Global polymer emulsion market forecast to reach $38.1 billion by 2025 - click to expand

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