CLEVELAND, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, is highlighting collaborative efforts with customers and recent innovations in Dusseldorf, Germany at K 2013, the plastics industry's largest trade show.
"PolyOne experts from around the globe will engage and collaborate with customers at K show, as we work to solve their toughest material, manufacturing, colorant and design challenges," said Holger Kronimus, vice president, Europe, PolyOne Corporation.
During the trade show, PolyOne's interactive displays will highlight unique solutions that help manufacturers align with trends and solve challenges across multiple industries and applications, such as:
- Authentication solutions to prevent counterfeiting
- Color and design services, including 3D printing and prototyping
- Metal-to-polymer conversions
- Bio-based solutions
- Vibration damping applications
- Lightweight foaming technology
- Ballistic protection solutions
In addition, PolyOne will host a series of technical seminars on metal-to-polymer conversion, along with technical forums that highlight innovative use of liquid colorants and additives for packaging and other applications. Scheduled topics include polymer alternatives to metal in heat management, electro-static discharge, and high stiffness / strength applications, as well as solutions that achieve the density, appearance and feel of metal.
"We're excited to showcase our unique and innovative portfolio of solutions to customers at this important event," said Michael E. Kahler, senior vice president and chief commercial officer, PolyOne Corporation. "Our material science and formulation expertise can help our customers improve their performance, and our global network ensures we're available to serve our customers throughout the world."
About PolyOne PolyOne Corporation, with 2012 revenues of $2.9 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises Pledge(SM), PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit www.polyone.com.
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