Compounder and distributor PolyOne Corp. has formed PolyOne Polymers India Pvt. to import, manufacture and sell PolyOne products in India and neighboring markets.
PolyOne said its new production and lab operation will be in Mumbai, India. Construction is set to begin this year, and color masterbatch production lines and a color lab should start operating in 2009.
The new facility will include offices for PolyOne Polymers India, which is led by Tushar Parida, managing director.
The site will take advantage of locally available materials for rapid turnarounds, Parida said.