PolyOne Corp.


PolyOne offers anti-counterfeiting service

October 18, 2013 2:47 pm ET

Brand owners know all too well the high cost — in both money and reputation — that the proliferation of counterfeit goods wreaks on businesses worldwide. The numbers are staggering: The Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce...

Companies to host Plastics Crossroads Summit

September 24, 2013 1:40 pm ET

Five plastics-related companies are hosting a Plastics Crossroads Summit on Nov. 7 in Anaheim, Calif. The one-day conference will be moderated by Troy Nix, executive director of Indianapolis-based MAPP Inc.


TPE featured in prototype wearable electronics

September 4, 2013 3:14 pm ET

CHICAGO — PolyOne Corp. is setting up its GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers for growth in the consumer electronics market with a new blend designed to stand up to the wear and tear of highly-used products.


North American PS resin prices take dip in July

August 26, 2013 12:27 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — A recent North American price decline for solid polystyrene resin is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on a court case involving three PET firms, as well as a look at the 2013 stock...


Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks

August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.


Specialists share insight on molding at Western Plastics Trade Fair

August 22, 2013 2:27 pm ET

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Industry specialists Brian Kennedy, Robert Frey and Suhas Kulkarni shared insights on mold buying, troubleshooting and scientific molding at the Aug. 15 Western Plastics Trade Fair in Anaheim.

PolyOne hires president of its Performance Products and Solutions business

August 21, 2013 12:47 pm ET

PolyOne Corp. has hired a new senior vice president and president of its Performance Products and Solutions business. The company said Michael A. Garratt will replace Robert M. Rosenau, who is retiring.

PolyOne posts greatly improved second-quarter results

July 31, 2013 5:01 pm ET

PolyOne Corp. has reported greatly improved second-quarter results compared to a year earlier, with the sale of the company's non-core resin business giving its bottom line a big boost.PolyOne said its net income from continuing operations more than doubled, to $38.3 million from $18.4 million in last year's second quarter. Net income from...


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...

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