BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Styron, the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, today announced that it will launch a new community outreach program which encourages employees and their families to volunteer in support of the local communities in which Styron operates. The Global Volunteer Days program involving Styron’s 2,100 employees in 27 countries around the world will begin on May 7, 2014 and run for 11 days.
“Supporting the local communities in which we operate is a core value at Styron,” said Chris Pappas, president and CEO, Styron. “Ever since we formed Styron, employees have been actively volunteering. This new program will expand and connect our volunteering activities globally, and will allow us to recognize and raise awareness for volunteering.”
Styron has released a video featuring Chris Pappas speaking about the new Volunteer Days Program. You may view the video here.
Volunteer Days projects can be any activity for public benefit that ties to our community relations themes of environment, improving the community, and education. Projects are done in collaboration with an existing non-profit organization that has a similar mission related to these themes.
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 $5.3 billion in revenue in 2013, with 19 manufacturing sites around the world, and approximately 2,100 employees. More information can be found at www.styron.com.
Styron previously announced plans to change the name of all Styron affiliated companies to Trinseo. Some, but not all, of the Styron companies are currently known as Trinseo; Styron companies that have not yet changed their names will continue to do business as Styron until their respective name changes are complete. Styron's operating companies also continue to do business as Styron at this time.
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