DEARBORN, Mich. – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, presents its specialty portfolio for automotive interiors to designers and engineers today at the 2014 WardsAuto Interiors conference. These advanced technologies, including soft-touch materials as well as colorants and special effects, enable customers to design new features that boost consumer appeal and reduce manufacturing complexity.
Recently, PolyOne introduced Geon™ VBX vinyl powder formulations based on innovative technologies that offer maximum design freedom and efficient production of soft-touch surfaces. These new materials meet or exceed OEM airbag safety requirements for instrument panels and provides up to 15% faster cycle times and 35% lower scrap rates, when compared to standard materials.
Additional featured solutions that provide design freedom and manufacturing improvements include:
The WardsAuto Interiors Conference is held in Dearborn, Michigan. PolyOne is exhibiting these specialty solutions in booth H.
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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Marketing Communications Manager, North America