PolyOne joins additive manufacturing project


PolyOne Corporation (Avon Lake, OH) is to participate in a three-year collaboration project with university and industry experts to develop advanced materials and production parts using 3D printing technology, also known as additive manufacturing.

The project is made possible through an Ohio Third Frontier grant of nearly $3 million to the University of Dayton Research Institute, which will collaborate with PolyOne and other companies to develop and produce polymer formulations that will be used in specialty applications for the aerospace and automotive industries. Other project participants include GE Aviation, Rapid Prototype & Manufacturing Inc. (RP+M; Avon Lake, OH), and Stratasys (Eden Prairie, MN).

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