Plastics compounding: PolyOne invests in new Innovation Center


The supplier of plastic compounds and thermoplastic elastomers has invested more than $1.2 million in its established facility in Gaggenau, Germany to build a new Innovation Center there. Customers can use the facility and its equipment for development, testing, process optimization and color matching.

"The ability to replicate manufacturing conditions will facilitate faster and more efficient product launches for our customers, thereby reducing their time to market, risk and design costs...By streamlining the design process, customers can slash development time while optimizing efficiency - two keys for a major competitive advantage," said Jean-Marc Verhaeghe, global marketing director, PolyOne Global Engineered Materials.
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