PolyOne Showcases Innovative Healthcare Solutions at Medtec Europe 2013


WEBWIRE – Tuesday, February 26, 2013

STUTTGART, Germany – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, showcases its broad portfolio of innovative healthcare solutions to healthcare industry professionals this week at Medtec Europe 2013 in Stuttgart (Stand 1O65). Regulatory-compliant healthcare solutions from PolyOne help customers accelerate the development process for ground-breaking new products while improving operational efficiencies.

“PolyOne offers healthcare device manufacturers a targeted portfolio of innovative polymer solutions. These materials, additives and colorants deliver value and measurable results to our customers in the healthcare industry by helping them speed new devices to market, manage risk and stay ahead of competitors,” said Charles Kutchin, global marketing director for healthcare at PolyOne.

During Medtec Europe, PolyOne is showcasing its portfolio of healthcare-branded formulations for medical devices. This includes solutions to:

-Manage risk and increase speed to market: OnColor™ HC Plus masterbatch colors certified to USP Class VI standards and available for a variety of polymeric carriers
-Replace lead in X-ray devices, CT scanners and other medical imaging devices: Trilliant™ Sustainable Solutions
-Replace metal to improve patient comfort and device economics: Trilliant™ Structurally Reinforced Materials
-Reduce wear and friction to increase medical device lifetime or improve quality perception: Trilliant™ Lubricated Solutions

The Trilliant™ family of healthcare materials offers customized high-performance properties to meet a broad range of application-specific healthcare requirements, and include:

-USP Class VI material sourcing
-Formulation ‘lock-down’
-Drug Master File submissions
-Pre-colored, small lot production (50 lb minimum) using U.S. FDA-approved pigments
-Guidance on a wide range of product characteristics including recommended sterilization processes, chemical resistance, and secondary processes
-Consultative support in materials selection
-PolyOne expertise in approved Food, Drug & Medical Product–Good Manufacturing Practices

The Medtec Europe trade show is focused on medical device manufacturers, and attracts more than 14,000 attendees each year.

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2012 revenues of $3.0 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises PledgeSM, PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit www.polyone.com.



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