PolyOne Corp.


PolyOne to close six acquired Spartech plants

July 22, 2013 1:15 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — PolyOne's decision to close six of the plants it acquired from Spartech is featured in this week's Material Insights video. We also report Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc.'s opening of a biofeedstocks plant in Indonesia, as well...


In the wake of Spartech purchase, PolyOne closing six plants

July 16, 2013 11:10 am ET

PolyOne Corp. plans to close six of the plants it recently acquired as part of its purchase of Spartech Corp. The closings — in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Louisiana — will eliminate about 250 jobs and...

Deals, data and controversy, your favorite blog posts of 2013

July 2, 2013 2:07 pm ET

Certain topics in The Plastics Blog seem to attract tons of readership -- let's call them posts about deals, data and controversy.Last week I shared a list of the Top 25 stories on PlasticsNews.com for the first half of 2013. Now, let's cover the top posts in The Plastics Blog, as measured by readers' clicks.10) Extreme and unreasonable: declaring ...

PolyOne teams up with France's Matériautech for metal replacement

June 17, 2013 1:09 pm ET

Focusing on metal replacement applications in Europe, PolyOne Corp. has signed a cooperation agreement with French plastics resource organization Matériautech.

PolyOne completes $250 million deal with Mexichem

May 31, 2013 1:42 pm ET

AVON LAKE, OHIO — PolyOne Corp. said it has completed the previously announced sale of its vinyl dispersion, blending and suspension resin assets to Mexichem S.A.B. de C.V. for $250 million in cash.


Ferro responds to challenges at annual meeting

May 28, 2013 12:39 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Ferro Corp.'s response to challenges at its annual meeting are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on four global compounding expansions.

GLS adding thermoplastic elastomer capacity in Brazil

May 27, 2013 9:59 am ET

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL -– PolyOne Corp.'s GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers unit is installing new TPE production capabilities at its facility in Diadema, São Paulo, the company announced during Feiplastic in Brazil.


PolyOne designs and colors its global strategy

May 23, 2013 4:09 pm ET

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — PolyOne Corp. officials at Chinaplas launched a new color and design services business, highlighted recent applications of some of its products — from biopolymers to PET packaging additives — and discussed the...

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