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Material Insights: Take a break from your NCAA pool

March 17, 2014 2:20 pm ET

Put down your bracket sheets and close that ESPN window on your computer. It's time to talk about the week's top materials-related stories. This week's video includes news about PolyOne Corp, Westlake Chemical Corp. and Eastman Chemical Co.


Newlin retiring from PolyOne

March 11, 2014 8:34 pm ET

North America's largest compounder soon will have a new man in charge. Stephen Newlin will retire as president and CEO of Avon Lake, Ohio-based PolyOne Corp. on May 15. Those roles will be filled by Robert Patterson, who currently serves as the...

PolyOne's new catheter material gives a better view

March 10, 2014 2:11 pm ET

Compounding giant PolyOne Corp. is bringing innovation to the catheter market with its NEU View Radiopaque Translucent Solutions.


Canoe thermoformers scramble for Royalex replacement

February 26, 2014 3:17 pm ET

PolyOne Corp. is stopping production of Royalex sheet — the king of custom plastics for many canoe enthusiasts — leaving almost all hull thermoformers and many paddlers up the proverbial creek without a replacement material. A factory in ...


PolyOne sees a big jump in sales for 2013, thanks to acquisitions

January 29, 2014 11:06 am ET

PolyOne Corp. — the Avon Lake, Ohio-based firm that ranks as North America's largest plastics compounder — posted sales of almost $3.8 billion in 2013, up almost 32 percent vs. the prior year, thanks to acquisitions. The firm's profit...


PolyOne to close Washington, Pa., office, cutting about 20 jobs

January 7, 2014 4:52 pm ET

PolyOne Corp.'s ongoing realignment of assets it acquired from Spartech Corp. will result in the closing of an administrative office in Washington, Pa.


Top plastics stories of 2013

January 2, 2014 8:50 pm ET

It's countdown time — the top stories of 2013 on PlasticsNews.com.

PolyOne begins production at new plant in Turkey

December 17, 2013 11:43 am ET

PolyOne Corp. said it has begun production at a new plant in Turkey that will expand its portfolio of specialty polymer formulations.


Compounders have solid year

November 26, 2013 10:32 am ET

Growth rates are OK for some North American compounders and concentrate makers as 2013 draws to a close — but others are hoping for improvement in 2014.

PolyOne plans to expand operations in India

October 20, 2013 6:00 am ET

Specialty polymer producer PolyOne Corp. in Avon Lake, Ohio, said it plans to expand operations in India.

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