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33587 Walker Rd.
Avon Lake, OH 44012 US
Through acquisition of two key businesses, PolyOne positions itself for "next-generation" composites development.
PolyOne's Versaflex HC overmolding TPEs for medical devices also have excellent bonding to other key plastics.
PolyOne's new GLS TPEs combine a silky feel with gleaming metallic color.
A broader offering of SBC-based TPEs will now be available from PolyOne.
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.
PolyOne's new GLS Versaflex OM TPE offers 'significant' enhancement to existing TPEs in terms of oil and abrasion resistance.
PolyOne's specialty Begamid nylon compounds have UL certification for outdoor use.
New name for Styron, "Trinseo", reflects diverse product range.
A PP-based LFT compound from PolyOne is featured in Resol's Vela table.
Liquid color is gaining interest as evidenced by suppliers' investments in new products and services.
PolyOne GLS's TPEs improve brand protection and reduce counterfeits for consumer electronics.
Specialty blends such as chemically-resistant Emerge PC/PET used for medical device housings, as well as other higher-margin compounds for lighting, electronics and automotive, are Styron's new focus in North America.
A recent agreement with Biomerics has resulted in PolyOne becoming the exclusive distributor of medical-grade TPUs.
Novel TPU enables manufacture of catheters that are optically clear and highly radiopaque.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, has agreed to sell its vinyl dispersion, blending, and suspension resin assets to Mexichem, S.A.B., de C.V. of Mexico.
In late December, PolyOne Corp., Cleveland, completed the acquisition of ColorMatrix Group, Inc., Berea, Ohio, a maker of liquid colors and dosing equipment, colorants and additives for fluoropolymers, and specialty additives for PET and other resins.
Denesting aid for thermoformed and injection molded packaging also helps with mold release and scratch reduction.
Liquid colorants are growing more popular with processors looking for a competitive advantage. Though perhaps not for everyone, they can offer more economical letdown ratios and work especially well with heat-sensitive materials.
Compounders, molders, and extruders will find new answers to virtually all their additive needs at NPE 2003.
A new line of liquid colorants is aimed at extrusion, injection, and blow molding of clear thermoplastics like PC, PMMA, SAN, ABS, and PETG at low letdown ratios of 0.25% or less.