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PolyOne Expands its Reach with Advanced Composite Materials at JEC World 2019

March 7, 2019

PARIS, France – March 7, 2019 – At JEC World 2019 next week, PolyOne will be unveiling its extensive portfolio of continuous fiber reinforced composites, now available in Europe. Also taking center stage is an expanded portfolio of long fiber thermoplastic materials, including PlastiComp Complēt™ LFT formulations.

“We are pleased to offer a superior portfolio of continuous fiber reinforced composites to the European marketplace,” said Matthew Borowiec, general manager, PolyOne Advanced Composites. “These innovative materials, together with PolyOne’s technical know-how and design insight, enable our customers to develop strong, lightweight, and durable products, from concept phase to finished component, across a wide range of markets and applications.”

PolyOne’s advanced composites provide high strength and lightweight performance for products within the automotive, heavy truck, marine, consumer, and industrial markets. The JEC World exhibit will highlight several application examples featuring the following materials:

Thermoplastic Composites:

  • Polystrand™ continuous fiber reinforced unidirectional tapes and multi-axial laminates
  • Hammerhead™ Marine Composite Panels
  • Polystrand™ structural sandwich panels

Thermoset Composites:

  • Gordon Composites™ continuous glass and carbon fiber barstock, laminates and composite springs, including springs for high temperature industrial applications
  • Gordon Glass™ archery bow limbs

Long Fiber Thermoplastic Materials:

  • PlastiComp Complēt™ long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite formulations

In addition to the exhibit, PolyOne will feature three product examples in the JEC Innovation Planets showcase, including a Warlock snowboard from Never Summer Industries and a Pathfinder® II prosthetic foot from WillowWood – both featuring Gordon Composites laminates. Injection-molded PlastiComp Complēt long carbon fiber reinforced ETPU materials will be displayed in an integrated archery crossbow riser and barrel.

PolyOne is exhibiting at JEC World in Paris-Nord Villipinte, France, in Hall 6 Booth G19 from March 12-14, 2019.

*Image courtesy of WillowWood

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2018 revenues of $3.5 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 an ACC Responsible Care® certified company 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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EDITORS: For a high-resolution image, please click here: Thermoset Composite Laminates

PHOTO CAPTION: Thermoset composite laminates from PolyOne will be featured in the JEC Innovation Planets showcase, including the WillowWood Pathfinder®II prosthetic foot.

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Media contact

Michelle Maniscalco
Senior Manager, Marketing Communications
PolyOne Corporation
+1 440-930-1988
michelle.maniscalco@polyone.com

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