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PolyOne Expands its Reach with Advanced Composite Materials at JEC World 2019
At JEC World 2019 next week, PolyOne will be unveiling its extensive portfolio of continuous fiber reinforced composites, now available in Europe. Also taking center stage is an expanded portfolio of long fiber thermoplastic materials, including PlastiComp Complet™ LFT formulations.
“We are pleased to offer a superior portfolio of continuous fiber reinforced composites to the European marketplace,” said Matthew Borowiec, general manager, PolyOne Advanced Composites. “These innovative materials, together with PolyOne’s technical know-how and design insight, enable our customers to develop strong, lightweight, and durable products, from concept phase to finished component, across a wide range of markets and applications.”
PolyOne’s advanced composites provide high strength and lightweight performance for products within the automotive, heavy truck, marine, consumer, and industrial markets. The JEC World exhibit will highlight several application examples featuring the following materials:
Thermoplastic Composites:
Polystrand™ continuous fiber reinforced unidirectional tapes and multi-axial laminates
Hammerhead™ Marine Composite Panels
Polystrand™ structural sandwich panels

 Thermoset Composites:
Gordon Composites™ continuous glass and carbon fiber barstock, laminates and composite springs, including springs for high temperature industrial applications
Gordon Glass™ archery bow limbs

 Long Fiber Thermoplastic Materials:
PlastiComp Complet™ long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite formulations
In addition to the exhibit, PolyOne will feature three product examples in the JEC Innovation Planets showcase, including a Warlock snowboard from Never Summer Industries and a Pathfinder® II prosthetic foot from WillowWood – both featuring Gordon Composites laminates. Injection-molded PlastiComp Complet long carbon fiber reinforced ETPU materials will be displayed in an integrated archery crossbow riser and barrel. 
PolyOne is exhibiting at JEC World in Paris-Nord Villipinte, France, in Hall 6 Booth G19 from March 12-14, 2019.
PolyOne Corporation, with 2018 revenues of $3.5 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 an ACC Responsible Care® certified company committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit