SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – PolyOne Distribution, a premier supplier of thermoplastic and thermoset resins and formulated materials developed by industry-leading manufacturers from around the globe, is hosting a technical symposium today for the local plastics community. Organized around best practices in material handling and polymer processing, the event focuses on ways to improve productivity for OEMs, processors and toolmakers across a number of industries.
Kurt Schuering, president of PolyOne Distribution, commented, “Our expansion this year into the region with warehousing and logistics support has been well received. We are dedicated to the success of our customers in Costa Rica and their local investments in manufacturing,” Mr. Schuering noted, “and we are honored to be able to provide this opportunity to help them optimize their operations.”
Local manufacturing expertise is key to success in Costa Rica, according to a survey of customers in the region. Building a strong workforce and knowledgeable supplier base here are among their goals. PolyOne Distribution is working with the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) to help customers achieve these goals through educational outreach programs such as this symposium.
PolyOne Corporation, with 2011 revenues of $2.9 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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