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Making it Personal

Housewares & Accessories

Consumers are spending more time and money on their homes and want their goods and accessories to reflect their personal tastes. From spatulas to bath storage and everything in between, we can deliver high-quality solutions for this ever-expanding space.

We can provide products that will enhance ergonomics and create better user experiences. We can recommend additives for special effects and increased durability. And we will work with you to improve cycle time, assess manufacturing efficiencies and improve costs. Your results? Improved brand recognition, loyal customers, and greater market share. 

Applications

  • Home décor
  • Cookware
  • Table and countertop accessories
  • Cutlery
  • Storage and home organization
  • Bed & bath accessories

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Automotive Solutions Brochure - Industry Overview (European Version) Industry Bulletin/Overview Automotive Solutions - Colorants, Additives, Advanced Composites, Engineered Polymers, Elastomers, Vinyl, Polyolefins View
Alternatives to Nylon 6,6 - Brochure Brochure Learn about possible material alternatives to nylon 6,6 in response to current shortages. View
Anti-Counterfeiting - What Brand Owners Need to Know - White Paper White Paper Counterfeiting is a serious and fast growing problem in business, but in this white paper, PolyOne outlines the detriments of counterfeiting, and what you can do to combat this phenomenon View
Appliance Flexible Seal - Case Study Case Study Equipment manufacturer heats up profits with a cool OnFlex™ TPE solution View
Applications of Primers and Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Technical Assistance Bulletin SC005: Primer information, general vinyl plastisol properties, plastisol applications - dip coating, slush molding, rotational molding, dip molding, open molding and cast coating View
Automotive HVAC Ducting Module - Case Study Case Study A customized compound, design services, and technical support from PolyOne combine to drive value and performance for an integrated HVAC ducting module View
Automotive Interior - Case Study Case Study Specialty color and additive Smartbatch™ concentrate developed with carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior View
Automotive Solutions Brochure - Industry Overview Industry Bulletin/Overview Automotive Solutions - Colorants, Additives, Advanced Composites, Engineered Polymers, Elastomers, Vinyl, Polyolefins View
Bergamid™ Swiss Soldier's Knife - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Transition from metal to polymer handle that would be more ergonomic View
Category Cables - Case Study Case Study Maxxam™ FR Polypropylene Solutions provide cost savings and improve data processing capabilities View
Catheters & Specialty Medical Tubing Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore the flexible material solutions for catheters and specialty medical tubing View
Chemically Compatible TPEs for Cosmetic Packaging - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how PolyOne’s chemically compatible VersaflexTM PKG thermoplastic elastomers provide a wide range of tactile finishes and surface textures View
Color and Additives Solutions Overview BU Overview Customized color and additive solutions View
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (English language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (Chinese language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Liquid Color - Product Selection Guide (Russian) Product Selection Guide ColorMatrix™ liquid color guide (Russian language version) View
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Portuguese) Product Selection Guide Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Portugese language version) View
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Spanish) Product Selection Guide Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Spanish language version) View
ColorMatrix™ Select - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Rapid Color Prototyping Technology View
Counterfeiting, Are Your Devices at Risk? - Article Article From stethoscopes to syringes, the influx of imitation medical devices threatens to erode not only revenues, but also brand equity. Find out how to take action against these risks with authentication technologies.  View
Disinfectant Resistant Materials for Healthcare: Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ HC TPEs Product Bulletin Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications View
Edgetek PEEK Product - Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Ideal for metal replacement, these formulations can deliver robust performance in harsh environments without compromising physical integrity. View
Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Applicable to multiple products; injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design, and troubleshooting recommendations for Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations View
Edgetek™ XT High Performance Copolyesters - Processing Guide Processing Guides Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions and moisture level for Edgetek™ XT High Performance Copolyesters View
Emissions Generated During the Fusion of Vinyl Plastisols and Organosols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Technical Assistance Bulletin SC001: Fumes and vapors emitted during baking or fusing of plastisols and organosols View
Exterior Automotive Trim - Case Study Case Study OnColor™ FX Smartbatch™ adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim View
Hot Dip Coating of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Part cleaning, part priming, part dipping, vinyl plastisol fusion, cooling the coated part, basic line design and basic dip tank design View
Storage and Handling of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Technical Assistance Bulletin SC002: Proper handling and storage practices for vinyl plastisols to maximize shelf life View
Slush Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief Processing Guides Slush molding process explained View
Rotational Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief Processing Guides Four stages within the rotational molding process View
Rotational Molding of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Technical Assistance Brief SC004: Overview of vinyl plastisol and starting points in setting up and running rotational molding of vinyl plastisol parts View
Hot Melt Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief Technical Bulletin Technical Assistance Brief SC003: Processing equipment, master mold preparation, plastisol processing, pouring and properties View
GLS™ OnFlex™ LO TPEs for Automotive HVAC Systems - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Benefits of using GLS™ OnFlex™ LO TPEs for automotive HVAC systems  View
GLS™ TPE Automotive Solutions Improve Vehicle Air Quality with TPEs for Automotive HVAC Flaps - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Improve vehicle air quality with TPEs for automotive HVAC flaps View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide Design Guide Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions View
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide Design Guide Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs View
GLS™ TPEs for Automotive Fasteners and Clips - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Enable long-term performance with GLS™ TPEs for automotive fasteners and clips View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions View
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin (Chinese) Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ TPEs for Packaging - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Chemical resistant solutions for cosmetic, personal care and household packaging View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications View
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations - Design Guide Design Guide Gravi-Tech™ polymer-metal composites are high density materials developed as thermoplastic-based alternatives to lead and other traditional metals View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ View
Gravi-Tech™ Density Modified Formulations Extended Version - Processing Guide (Chinese) Processing Guides Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™  View
GSDI Advanced Dispersions Product Overview Product Selection Guide Learn how PolyOne's pre-dispersed colorants and additives give you the consistency and quality your products deserve View
GSDI Silicone Solutions BU Overview Next generation silicone solutions for a wide range of markets and applications, including automotive, consumer, healthcare, military and more View
HVAC Door Flap - Denso - Case Study Case Study Maxxam™  Polyolefin Formulations solution exceeded performance requirements, eliminated overmolding, and reduced cycle times.  View
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (Chinese language version) View
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (English language version) View
LubriOne Switchgear Plunger - Case Study Case Study (Brief) LubriOne™ provides low friction and wear resistance for switchgear plunger View
LubriOne™ Formulations North America - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide LubriOne™ Formulations product descriptions and properties View
LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for LubriOne™ Internally Lubricated Formulations View
Maxxam™ HST - Case Study Case Study Learn how the strength and stiffness of an enhanced polyolefin technology solved structural integrity issue for leading automaker. View
Maxxam™ Filled & Reinforced Polyolefins Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore detailed information on the complete line of filled and reinforced polymer polyolefins for injection molding and blow molding. View
Maxxam™ HST - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, characteristics, resins, fillers, additives, markets and end-use applications View
Maxxam™ Polyolefin Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Maxxam™ Polyolefin Compounds View
OnCap™ and FastMark™ Laser Marking Additives For Wire and Cable Industry - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Description of laser marking process and value of OnCap™ FastMark™ additives in the wire and cable industry View
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 View
OnCap™ FastMark Laser Marking Additives - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Challenges, solutions, implementation and application View
OnCap™ Laser Marking Solutions for the Transportation Industry Brochure Learn more about laser marking for the transportation industry View
OnCap™ Lasermarking Additive Product Brochure - FOBA Brochure Features and capabilities of lasermarking additive View
OnColor™ Brilliant Metallics - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Learn how OnColor Brilliant Metallic Colorants produce a striking look for polymer parts  View
OnFlex™ Thermoplastic Elastomers - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Delivering thermoplastic elastomer solutions for automotive applications. View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Compounds - Troubleshooting Guide Troubleshooting Guide Troubleshooting recommendations - problems, causes and solutions for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Compounds View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites - Processing Guide Processing Guides Temperatures, drying, processing, equipment, gates and runners for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites - Processing Guide (Chinese) Processing Guides Temperatures, drying, processing, equipment, gates and runners for OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Composites (Chinese language version) View
OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites - Design Guide Design Guide Download this guide to learn how to design ribs, bosses, and other features that stand the test of time, better ways to process LFT materials, what to do to minimize part defects and more about OnForce™ LFT Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites View
Percept™ Authentication Technologies - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Authentication technologies description, value and applications View
Photovoltaic Floating Power Station - Case Study Case Study Explore how floating solar power stations get weathering protection from anti-uv color concentrate View
Pocket Knife Handle - Case Study Case Study Bergamid™ Polymer Formulations and GLS™ TPEs provide comfort and usability in iconic pocket knife handle View
Silcocat® Peroxide - Brochures & Product Information Brochures & Product Information Silcocat® for silicone rubber characteristics, specifications and packaging information View
Silicone Dispersion Technologies Brochure Colorant and additive dispersions that provide enhanced performance and color consistency.  View
Smart Materials™ for Mobile Phone Cases - eBook eBook Consider design trends, materials and processing options when designing your new phone case models.  View
Smartbatch™ Blow Molding - Brochure Brochure Smartbatch™ formulations blend design and function in one masterbatch solution.  View
Smartbatch™ Frost Collection - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, markets and applications of SmartBatch™ Frost Collection View
Smartbatch™ Frost Collection - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin Product description, value solution, key characteristics, markets and applications of SmartBatch™ Frost Collection View
Soft Touch in Cosmetic Applications - Article Article Consumers want cosmetic, personal care and household products that are convenient and easy to use. These consumer preferences have increased demand for packaging with the applicator included as part of the package function and design.  View
Soft Touch Packaging Helps Make Your Brand Stand Out - Article Article Soft touch materials add color and texture to the package, allowing it to stand out from the competition on store shelves.  View
Specialty Coatings and Automotive Technology Solutions - Brochures & Product Information Brochures & Product Information Specialty Coatings and Automotive Industry Vinyl-Based products and solutions View
Stan-Tone™ PEP and ET - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin Learn about PolyOne's urethane paste colorants (PEP & ET). View
Stat-Tech for ADAS Sensors and ECUs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Stat-Tech material makes the difference in automotive ADAS sensors, cameras and ECU housings View
Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Electrically Conductive Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Formulations View
Therma-Tech for ADAS Sensors and ECUs - Product Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Therma-Tech material makes the difference in automotive adas sensors, cameras and ECUs. View
Therma-Tech™ Thermally Conductive Compounds - Processing Guide Processing Guides Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Therma-Tech™ Thermally Conductive Compounds View
Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for TPE solutions View
Thermoplastic Elastomers for Healthcare - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Delivering specialized thermoplastic elastomer solutions for demanding healthcare applications. View
TPEs for Home Appliances - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin GLS TPEs are designed to help you stand out from your competitors with reduced appliance movement and noise View
TPEs for Interior Trays - Product Bulletin Case Study TPE materials used for interior trays can help satisfy VIAQ standards without compromising desired surface finish, gloss level or density View
Trend Report: Car Sharing and CMF eBook Car manufacturers see car sharing as an opportunity to change their engagement with customers. View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how blue jean stain resistant TPEs make the difference for white and light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Tecnical Bulletin.pdf Technical Bulletin Stain resistant TPEs for white or light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex XP for Impact Protection Phone Cases - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Shock absorbing TPEs for impact protection View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version) View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version) View
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study Case Study Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate  View
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study (Chinese) Case Study Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate  View
Wire and Cable - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Specialty Engineered Materials Wire & Cable Industry Overview View
Wire and Cable - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for wire and cable applications View
Wire and Cable - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for wire and cable applications View