Smartbatch™ Color and Additive Concentrates

Sometimes, simpler is smarter. Smartbatch™ concentrates combine the brilliance of custom colors with the functionality of our performance-enhancing additives in a single formulation. Our color formulation skills are unparalleled, and our additive solutions can improve your process, or enhance the quality of your parts. We can also formulate a concentrate that does both.

Smartbatch color and additive concentrates are easy to use, practical and extremely cost-effective. A single formulation can make a huge difference in the quality of your products and also improve the efficiency of your manufacturing process. Contact PolyOne today to learn more about Smartbatch color and additive solutions, and together we will select the right choice for your applications.


Smartbatch™ is a combination of color with a functional performance-enhancing or processing additive, in one solution. These specific combinations incorporate our wide range of colors - both from stock and custom formulations - and additives. Functional performance and processing improvement capabilities of Smartbatch additive concentrates include:

  • Antiblock/slip
  • Antifog
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antioxidant
  • Antistatic
  • Antisticking
  • Blowing agent
  • Cleaning or purge agents
  • Compatibilizer
  • Flame retardant
  • Infrared absorbing
  • Mold release
  • Processing aid
  • UV stabilizer/UV barrier

Name Category Description  
Automotive Interior - Case Study
Case Study
Specialty color and additive Smartbatch™ concentrate developed with carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior
Exterior Automotive Trim - Case Study
Case Study
OnColor™ FX Smartbatch™ adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim
Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ Lasermarking - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Features and benefits of lasermarking for the wire and cable industry, which use Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ solutions
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study
Case Study
Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate 

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