PolyOne Highlights Advanced Packaging Technologies at PACK EXPO 2014

CLEVELAND – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will feature the latest technologies for packaging applications at PACK EXPO International 2014 this week in Chicago.

PACK EXPO International, one of the most highly regarded packaging exhibitions in the world, is held annually and features the latest innovations and trends in the processing and packaging industry.

"We're excited to showcase our exceptional breadth of polymer solutions and design capabilities, which helps customers create distinctive packaging that combines innovative functionality with shelf impact," said Darcy Meyers, global marketing director, packaging, PolyOne Corporation.  "The value we provide enables brand owners to drive market share within the food beverage, household, personal care and healthcare packaging markets."

Specialty solutions on display from PolyOne's expansive portfolio will include:

Color and design services: InVisiOSM services and solutions help evaluate color and design alternatives that accelerate and streamline the product development process while strengthening brand equity and generating marketplace excitement.

Advanced liquid color dispersions: New collections of ColorMatrix™ liquid color concentrates help to enhance brand presence and deliver dynamic shelf impact.

Barrier solutions: High-performance ColorMatrix™ light and gas barrier additives for packaging protect food, beverages and personal care products to extend shelf life and offer consistent container clarity.

Authentication technology: Percept™ solutions protect brand equity and defend against potential liability caused by counterfeit products, while helping to control supply chain issues and thwart fraudulent products.

Soft touch solutions: GLS™ specialty polymers allow customers to enhance their packaging through ease of opening and reclosing, value-added dispensing, better grip and enhanced sensory experiences.

Specialty sheet and rollstock: PreservaPak™ high-barrier technologies help preserve product freshness and extend shelf life for packaged foods, and raise the performance of sterile medical device packaging.

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $3.8 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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Contact: Corporate Media Contact: Kyle G. Rose, Director, Corporate Communications, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-3162, [email protected]; Trade Media Contact: Michelle Maniscalco, Marketing Communications Manager, North America, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-1988, [email protected]

Web Site: http://www.polyone.com

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