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Know What’s Out There; Know What’s Coming; Try to Know What You Don’t Know
Leading companies do three things consistently when it comes to technology.

Melt Delivery Systems: Going Against Tradition
When it comes to part design, the importance of a properly designed melt delivery system is often neglected.

Victrex Expands Its “Downstream” Parts Manufacturing Business
The joint venture with Tri-Mack Plastics to accelerate use of PAEK composite components in aerospace.

New Resins & Additives Galore at K 2016
A wide range of interesting developments in materials technologies were sprinkled in with some intriguing announcements of new ventures at K 2016.

Online Decorative Films Design Center Launched by PolyOne
Over 50 images of varied film patterns and effects are ‘housed’ on the new site.

PolyOne’s 2018 Color Palettes Influenced by Global Megatrends
The four new palettes were developed to resonate with evolving and long-term societal trends.

Ineos Acquires HDPE Pipe Maker
WL Plastics is one of the largest HDPE pipe producers in North America.

Service & Response Drive Growth of Custom Compounder
Lanier Color has experienced an eightfold increase in business since 2000. Its focus on technical support and customer service help explain why.

PolyOne Expands Into Thermoplastic Composites
Through acquisition of two key businesses, PolyOne positions itself for “next-generation” composites development.

New Materials Shine Bright In Growing LED Market
Rapid expansion of LED technology has spurred development of new formulations for a wide range of lighting components. Here are examples of activity in this fast-moving field.

Plastic Heat Sinks for LEDs “Shine” for Two Lighting Component Manufacturers
PolyOne’s Therma-Tech compounds prove their mettle replacing aluminum as an LED heat sink.

ADDITIVES: Infrared Absorption Additive for Fluoropolymer Roofing
PolyOne Colorant Chromatics' additive boosts energy efficiency and comfort in large indoor facilities.

MATERIALS: TPEs for Auto Interiors with Improved Antifogging and More
PolyOne's new OnFlex LO boasts reduced VOCs, improved anti-fogging and low-odor performance.

How to Select and Process High-Density Thermoplastic Materials
Choosing and working with high-density materials requires special knowledge in the areas of applications, mold design, and processing. Here are best practices that should increase your understanding.

Revamped Website Features Resources for Materials Challenges
PolyOne’s newly launched website, which consolidated 12 legacy sites, offers enhanced, customer-centric content.

PolyOne Acquires Maker of Colorants for Fibers
Expanding its specialty colorants and additives portfolio, PolyOne now offers colorants for the fibers industry.

New Process for Fiber-Reinforced Sheet
Thermoplastics sheets reinforced with discontinuous fibers are suitable for thermoforming or compression molding.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

News Highlights from NPE2015
Here’s a first look at new technology in materials, auxiliaries, and all types of processes.

New ‘Dry’ Process Puts Circuitry on Plastics
Laser ablation and plasma etching team up to apply thicker conductive layers without a ‘wet’ plating process.

Product Categories of PolyOne

ABS
ABS/pvc Alloy
Acetal
Acrylic Copolymers
Acrylics
Antiblocking Concentrates
Antioxidant Concentrates
Antistat Concentrates
Blowing Agents--Concentrates
Color Concentrates, Liquid or Paste
Color Concentrates, Solid
Color Dyes, Pigments
Custom Compounding, Formulating--Thermoplastics
Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Fillers--Mineral or Other Inorganic Type
Flame Retardant Concentrates
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
HDPE
Impact Modifiers
Ionomers
LDPE
LLDPE
Lubricant Concentrates
Nylon/Abs Alloys
Nylon--Amorphous
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Nylon--Type 66
Other Styrene Copolymers
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
Polymethylpentene
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Polystyrene
Prototyping Compounds
Purging Compounds
PVC--Copolymer Resins
PVC--Dispersion and Blending Resins
PVC--Flexible Compounds
PVC--Plastisols, Organosols
PVC--Rigid Compounds
PVC--Suspension or Mass General-purpose Resins
Release Agents--External (Spray or Wipe-on)
Release Agents--Internal (Additive Type)
SAN
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyether Block Amide (PEBA) Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Vinyl Type
Thermoplastic Urethane (Non-Elastomeric)
Urethane Chemicals--Complete Systems (Foam and Elastomer)
UV Stabilizer Concentrates

Trade Names

Aquamix
Bathene
Bergadur
Bergaflex
Bergaform
Bergamid
ComPETe
Complete
Duracap
Dynaflex
Dynalloy
ECCOH
Edgeglo
Edgetek
Fast Mark
Fiberloc
FireCon
Geon
GLS
Gravi-Tech
Holoflake
HTX Ultra
LubriOne
Mastermix
Maxbatch
Maxxam
Multi-Purge
NiteBrite
Nymax
OnCap
OnColor
OnForce
PETAL
PicoTint
PlastOne
Polyfoam
PolyMelt
PolyOne
PProtint
Precision
reFlex
reSound
Smartbatch
Stan-Tone
Stat-Tech
Syncure
Synplast
Therma-Tech
Trilliant
Versaflex
Versallon
Versalloy
WithStand