PolyOne Unveils Beyond Polymers. Better Business SolutionsSM for Healthcare Industry at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West

12 Jan 2008 • by Natalie Aster

CLEVELAND -- PolyOne Corporation will feature its broad portfolio of polymer technology solutions for the healthcare industry at MD&M West in Anaheim, California. PolyOne will be in Booth 691 at Medical Design & Manufacturing West, to be held 29-31st January at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Under the theme of PolyOne and Healthcare: Beyond Polymers. Better Business SolutionsSM, PolyOne will help show attendees learn how they can improve their business outcomes by leveraging PolyOne's deep and wide portfolio of enabling polymers and technologies for the healthcare industry. PolyOne's portfolio of solutions includes a complete array of distributed polymers as well as the Company's own portfolio of high-performance polymer compounds and additives. The Company will highlight how its global footprint and support infrastructure are ideally suited to mitigate supply chain risk for the healthcare industry.

"PolyOne is driven to be a value-added contributor to the healthcare industry by providing a wide array of technology solutions and dedicated support resources," said Larry Johnson, PolyOne's director of marketing, healthcare. "Consistent with PolyOne's commitment to specialization, we combine our distributed products, our custom tailored products, and our services to provide healthcare customers with a one-source solution for their polymer needs. Our polymer products, technologies and distribution infrastructure give healthcare manufacturers benefits that are quantifiable, demonstrable and proven."

PolyOne's solutions for healthcare device manufacturing and packaging include compounded functionalized materials, regulatory compliant materials, colorable polymers, flexible polymers and thermoplastic elastomers, chemical-resistant products, biopolymers, and distributed polymers from industry-leading manufacturers. The support infrastructure includes extensive services in product stewardship, quality control, testing, technical support, environmental management, customer service and inventory management.

About Polyone

PolyOne Corporation, with 2006 annual revenues of approximately $2.6 billion, is a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in northeast Ohio, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and joint ventures in North America and South America.

Source: PolyOne