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PolyOne's New Geon™ Bold Vinyl Solutions Keep Deep Colors Vivid in Outdoor Environments

April 6, 2015

CLEVELAND, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Builders and homeowners know that faded colors on fencing, decks and windows can spoil curb appeal and decrease property values.  In response, PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) has developed new Geon™ Bold vinyl materials with dark, rich colors that stand up to the elements, especially heat build up, without losing their vibrancy or performance.

"Consumers, designers and architects are increasingly designing stylish outdoor living spaces and home exteriors that demand durability and require low maintenance.  At the same time, manufacturers want to expand their color palettes while maintaining high weatherability performance," explained
Michael Garratt, president, Performance Products and Solutions, PolyOne Corporation. "To address these unmet needs, PolyOne developed
Geon Bold vinyl solutions that deliver the preferred variety of color choices and the enduring performance that consumers demand."

"This is a great example of collaboration in action as PolyOne is able to leverage our in-house color expertise as a way to enhance formulated solutions for vinyl applications," said
Robert M. Patterson, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation.  "Collaboration is one of our core values, and we continually strive to bring integrated solutions to our customers, helping them succeed."

Applications that are commercialized, or in development, include capstock and cladding for window and door lineals, decking railings, fencing, roofing and siding.  These new materials are available in a range of gloss levels and across a spectrum of use temperatures. 

About PolyOne
PolyOne Corporation, with 2014 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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SOURCE PolyOne Corporation

Investor Relations Contact: Eric R. Swanson, Director, Investor Relations, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-1018, eric.swanson@polyone.com; Business Media Contact: Kyle G. Rose, Vice President, Corporate Communications, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-3162, kyle.rose@polyone.com; Trade Media Contact: Michelle Maniscalco, Marketing Communications Manager, North America, PolyOne Corporation, +1 440-930-1988, michelle.maniscalco@polyone.com

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