Geon Performance Polymers is the new name for the PolyOne Corporation's Vinyl Business segment. Geon Performance Polymers business is working to capitalize on specialty applications such as unique surface finishes and colors for appliances, heat- resistant compounds used to replace copper in plumbing and industrial uses, high-performance commercial graphic films, protective coatings for rigid food packaging, and various healthcare applications in the wound care and medical devices segments. The Geon Performance Polymers segment includes Geon™ Compounds, which is the new name for PolyOne's Vinyl Compounds business, as well as Specialty Coatings and Resins.
The re-branding of the vinyl group emphasizes the transformation toward performance and specialty solutions that has occurred at PolyOne over the last two years. PolyOne's heritage of performance and unparalleled service capabilities enables customers to more profitably run their businesses, enter new markets and grow.