PolyOne Corporation

33587 Walker Rd.
Avon Lake, OH 44012 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

PolyOne Forms New Advanced Composites Group
Through acquisition of two key businesses, PolyOne positions itself for "next-generation" composites development.

MATERIALS: TPEs Have Enhanced Resistance to Antiseptic Cleaners
PolyOne's Versaflex HC overmolding TPEs for medical devices also have excellent bonding to other key plastics.

MATERIALS: Soft-Touch TPEs With Lustrous Metallic Effects
PolyOne's new GLS TPEs combine a silky feel with gleaming metallic color.

PolyOne Acquires Certain TPE Technologies from Kraton
A broader offering of SBC-based TPEs will now be available from PolyOne.

Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.

MATERIALS: TPEs for Nylon Grips with Better Oil & Abrasion Resistance
PolyOne's new GLS Versaflex OM TPE offers 'significant' enhancement to existing TPEs in terms of oil and abrasion resistance.

Bergamid Nylon Compounds Now UL Certified
PolyOne's specialty Begamid nylon compounds have UL certification for outdoor use.

Styron Is Now "Trinseo"
New name for Styron, "Trinseo", reflects diverse product range.

LFT Compound Replaces Aluminum In Award-Winning Table
A PP-based LFT compound from PolyOne is featured in Resol's Vela table.

ADDITIVES: News in Liquid Color
Liquid color is gaining interest as evidenced by suppliers' investments in new products and services.

MATERIALS: TPEs For Consumer Electronics Feature Percept Authentication Technologies
PolyOne GLS's TPEs improve brand protection and reduce counterfeits for consumer electronics.

Styron To Exit Domestic Commodity PC Resin Business
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.

PolyOne Expands Medical-Grade Material Offerings
A recent agreement with Biomerics has resulted in PolyOne becoming the exclusive distributor of medical-grade TPUs.

MATERIALS: Catheters Can Be Translucent and Radiopaque
Novel TPU enables manufacture of catheters that are optically clear and highly radiopaque.

Polyone Sells PVC Resin Business, Forms New Sheet Division
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.

PolyOne Acquires ColorMatrix
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.

ADDITIVES: Additive Masterbatches for Security, Barrier, Durability, Processability & More
Denesting aid for thermoformed and injection molded packaging also helps with mold release and scratch reduction.

Liquid colors for plastics.

Time for a New Look at Liquid Color?
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.

Magic color

Chemicals & Additives at NPE 2003
Compounders, molders, and extruders will find new answers to virtually all their additive needs at NPE 2003.

Liquid Colors for Clear Thermoplastics
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.

Product Categories of PolyOne Corporation

Color Concentrates, Liquid or Paste
Color Concentrates, Solid
Custom Compounding, Formulating--Thermoplastics
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
Impact Modifiers
Nylon/Abs Alloys
Nylons - Other
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
Polylactide (PLA) Polymers
Processing Aids--Polymeric Type
Purging Compounds
PVC--Chlorinated PVC (CPVC)
PVC--Flexible Compounds
PVC--Plastisols, Organosols
PVC--Rigid Compounds
PVDC--Extrusion & Molding Grades
Release Agents--Internal (Additive Type)
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyether Block Amide (PEBA) Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Vinyl Type
Thermoplastic Urethane (Non-Elastomeric)