Medical market key to PolyOne's growth


In less than four years, PolyOne Corp. has established itself as a key materials supplier, compounder and distributor to the healthcare market -- a market that is close to recession-proof and still growing at a double-digit rate.

It’s the culmination of a dedicated focus, several strategic acquisitions and a number of internal moves that have beefed up the company’s commitment to that market.

“Four years ago, most people knew the PolyOne name, but not too many people associated us with health care and medical,” said Larry Johnson, director of marketing for health care for the Avon Lake, Ohio-based company. “Now, they see us as in the business for the long-run. We are totally dedicated ...

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