CLEVELAND – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions was recently selected by BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) to receive its 2013 Product Innovation - Global Supplier of the Year award.
The BD Supplier Recognition Program honors those suppliers who have made significant contributions to advancing or supporting key BD initiatives, products, processes, and customer satisfaction.
PolyOne was selected for this award based on its ability to develop and deliver new, innovative solutions that further BD’s purpose of Helping all people live healthy lives. From design and material selection assistance to the development of value-optimizing polymer formulations, PolyOne effectively collaborated with BD’s R&D and design teams to provide world-class solutions and service.
“By combining our healthcare industry experience and polymer formulation expertise across multiple business units, PolyOne is able to help companies like BD innovate, reduce total costs, and improve their customer satisfaction,” said Robert M. Patterson, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation. “It’s great to be recognized for leadership in innovation, and we are honored to be the recipient of this prestigious award.”
PolyOne Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $3.8 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 PledgeSM, 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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