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INEOS Styrolution’s composite StyLight® selected by Casco

Frankfurt, Germany

  • Performance meets lifestyle
  • Superior stiffness and rigidity meet aesthetic surface quality
  • Innovative styrenics based composite helps to protect lives

  • INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today the selection of its StyLight® composite by Casco for the production of safety helmets for bicyclists and skiers.

    The German company CASCO is a leading designer and manufacturer of quality safety helmets and glasses. The company offers a broad portfolio of solutions for bicyclists, skiers, skaters, riders and rescue teams like fire brigade, police and others.

    The company decided to base their latest designs for bicyclists and skiers on INEOS Styrolution’s innovative StyLight® composite. StyLight became popular as the first styrenics based thermoplastic composite delivering an amazing surface quality in combination with superior stiffness and rigidity.

    CASCO selected the carbon composite StyLight Hybrid S as the material of choice for their new designs offering customers not only protection in most demanding environments, but also giving them a product that addresses their lifestyle.

    Manfred Krauter, CEO CASCO International GmbH, comments: “Our company tries to stay at the forefront of innovation. The performance of this new material fits exactly our needs and we appreciate the support from INEOS Styrolution. We are confident that our customers will like the new StyLight helmets.”

    Pierre Juan, VP Future Business and Innovation at INEOS Styrolution, adds: “I very much like the entrepreneurial spirit of CASCO and I look forward to a long collaboration with the company.”

    ABOUT INEOS STYROLUTION

    INEOS Styrolution is the leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 90 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering innovative and sustainable best-in-class solutions, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets, and at the same time, help make the circular economy for styrenics a reality. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports/leisure. In 2019, sales were at 5 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,600 people and operates 20 production sites in ten countries.

    For futher information contact:

    Name : Dr. Ralf Leinemann

    Position : Global Manager PR & Marketing Communications

    Phone Number : work +49 69 5095501366

    Email : ralf.leinemann@ineos.com