Trinseo MMA, an essential raw material

Trinseo is the third leading producer of MMA in Europe, manufacturing this high purity monomer at our Rho, Italy plant for a wide variety of applications.

As an integrated producer of PolyMethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) in Europe, Trinseo is manufacturing Methyl Methacrylate monomer. Trinseo is well-known from its customers for the reliability and the quality of its supply service.

As a large consumer of MMA worldwide, the primary use of Trinseo MMA is to produce plastic PMMA material. Trinseo commercializes acrylic resins, beads, sheets and blocks under the ALTUGLAS™ tradename in EMEA and PLEXIGLAS® in the Americas.

However, the use of MMA is not limited to PMMA applications. With its reliable and refined properties of stability, resistance, strength, radiance and durability, MMA is used in a large number of high-value applications:

  • Paints and Coatings (ink, paint, polish, coating, etc.)
  • Additives
  • Water Treatment
  • Plastic Material
  • Medical Equipment
  • Dental Care (fillings, dentures, etc.)

It is also an essential ingredient in the manufacture of artificial marble and products in industries such as electronics, paper, leather, wax, polish, adhesives and sealants.

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