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PolyOne Corp. brings Turkey facility on stream

Article-PolyOne Corp. brings Turkey facility on stream

PolyOne announced that it has started production at a new plant in Istanbul, Turkey. The new facility will provide customers with an expanding portfolio of specialty polymer formulations The facility is located in Istanbul and reportedly provides high-level production, plus a specially designed layout for customer meetings, training and collaboration, as well as state-of-the-art manufacturing.

"Demand for PolyOne solutions and service in Turkey continues to increase," said Holger Kronimus, VP of Europe, PolyOne Corp. "These investments will further enable PolyOne's growth by providing customers a broader portfolio of offerings and even more efficient delivery times."

According to Pagev, the Turkish plastics industry association, the domestic plastics industry is growing at more than 10 percent per annum.

"Turkey is one of the fastest growing markets for thermoplastics in the world, and the specialty polymer solutions formulated by PolyOne deliver on the needs of original equipment manufacturers and plastics processors throughout the region," Kronimus said.

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