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PolyOne Appoints Uniflon Performance Additives as a Colorant Chromatics Distributor in Brazil

May 5, 2014

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – PolyOne Corporation today announced the appointment of Uniflon Performance Additives as distributor of its Colorant Chromatics high-temperature polymer formulation and colorant solutions in Brazil.

“Uniflon has extensive knowledge of fluoropolymer technologies as well as the high-temperature polymer market in Brazil,” explained Barto du Plessis, general manager, Colorant Chromatics. “Uniflon’s local warehousing, sales and technical support expertise will help our customers reduce their product lead times and accelerate their speed to market. As a result, this partnership will provide enhanced service for our customers in the economic heart of South America.”

Uniflon will inventory and distribute the full portfolio of Colorant Chromatics solutions for extrusion and injection molding applications in industries such as healthcare, automotive, and wire and cable. These solutions include:

  • Specialty colorants and formulations for a wide range of fluoropolymer and high-temperature applications
  • Specialty dispersed pigments for PTFE extrusion processes
  • Printing and striping inks for coating high-temperature materials used in wire insulation and jacketing

Mario Mathias, president, Uniflon, added, “We are pleased to be able to offer Brazilian customers these specialty solutions for high-temperature applications from PolyOne. By joining forces with PolyOne, we are now able to provide customers with better access to high-performance technologies which are so vital to greater business success.”

About Uniflon Performance Additives

Based in São Paulo and established in 1995, Uniflon Performance Additives is a producer and distributor of specialty, high-temperature technologies to the Brazilian thermoplastics market with exports to North America, Europe and other countries in South America. The Company’s range of functional compounds and pigments offer excellent chemical, thermal, mechanical and electrical performance for a variety of industries, including aerospace, healthcare and wire and cable.

About PolyOne

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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Media contact
Peter Bredenkamp
Marketing Communications Specialist
PolyOne ColorMatrix
+44(0)7794 006170
peter.bredenkamp@polyone.com

 

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