AVON LAKE, OHIO (Dec. 20, 11:20 a.m. ET) — PolyOne Corp. said it has acquired Glasforms Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., a maker of glass and carbon fiber-reinforced polymers and advanced composite products, for $34 million. Avon Lake-based PolyOne said the purchase marks the company’s entry into advanced composite technology.
Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.
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