During the upcoming NPE 2009 exhibition, PolyOne Corporation (USA) will unveil numerous technology platforms and biopolymer solutions that are formulated to help customers drive value and enhance global competitiveness. PolyOne will exhibit at the West Hall in Chicago's McCormick Place, June 22-26, 2009, in booth W113021. GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, acquired by PolyOne in January 2008, will also be featured in the PolyOne booth. Announcements will include a wide range of innovative solutions that can improve customers' ability to win business, differentiate products, and reduce systems cost, such as:
-- New Resound™ family of biopolymer compounds that enhance the performance of bio-based materials to achieve previously unobtainable levels of heat and impact performance.
-- Edgetek™ XT high performance line which blends BPA-free Eastman Tritan™ copolyester with ABS for enhanced chemical resistance, strength and durability in consumer, healthcare and electronics applications.
-- Versaflex™ BIO thermoplastic elastomers which contain upto 70% renewable content with no loss of performance.
-- Geon™ Vinyl Compounds with metallic special effects to optimize aesthetics while eliminating environmentally unfriendly and costly painting operations.
-- ECCOH™ Compounds for optical fiber applications providing non-halogenated flame retardance along with low smoke and low toxicity.
-- Smartbatch™ WPC for natural fiber composites
The company will also present its BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products) Spyder Can-Am Roadster, a cutting edge three-wheeled cycle. PolyOne Distribution joined forces with BRP to select materials and design every plastic part on the vehicle.