PolyOne to Close Seven Plants

WEB EXCLUSIVE Over the next nine months, PolyOne Corp., Avon Lake, Ohio, will close seven production facilities in North America and one in the U.K. as part of an overall realignment of its manufacturing assets.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE Over the next nine months, PolyOne Corp., Avon Lake, Ohio, will close seven production facilities in North America and one in the U.K. as part of an overall realignment of its manufacturing assets. Included are a PVC compounding plant in Plaquemine, La., and part of a PVC compounding operation at Avon Lake. Also closing are engineered materials compounding plants in Macedonia, Ohio, and Valleyfield, Que.; color and additives compounding in St.Peters, Mo.; two plastisol plants in Commerce, Ca., and Sussex, Wis.; and a plant making coated fabrics in Bolton, England.

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