PolyOne: Expansion of Manufacturing Capabilities in Specialty Slush Molding Formulations
PolyOne Corporation, Cleveland, USA, a global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will expand its Geon VBX Series vinyl powder solutions with new production lines at existing PolyOne facilities in Kutno, Poland, and Dongguan, China. These tailored, slush-molding powders from help automotive OEMs and Tier One suppliers increase productivity, reduce scrap and address the need for reduced-weight automotive interiors.
The new capacity supports the continued globalization of automotive OEMs and their suppliers. The move expands Geon VBX Series supply capabilities beyond an existing powder production plant in North Baltimore, OH, USA. PolyOne has been supplying specialty vinyl powder solutions to the automotive industry for soft-touch interior components such as instrument and door panels for over 25 years.
Both the China and Europe facilities will reach full-scale production in 3Q of 2013.
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