PolyOne ‘Driving’ Advanced Polymer Solutions for Future Vehicles at PIAE 2019
April 3, 2019
MANNHEIM, Germany – April 3, 2019 – This week at the Plastics in Automotive Engineering (PIAE) congress, PolyOne is presenting its deep portfolio of advanced polymers, colorants, and additives that help automotive manufacturers keep pace with changes in technology and consumer demand.
With increased focus on electrification, advanced driver-assist systems (ADAS), car sharing, and sustainability, car makers are rethinking the way they design and build vehicles. PolyOne is responding to these shifts with technologies that support OEMs and Tier 1s in meeting the challenges involved with advanced mobility, interior air quality regulations, lightweighting, and leading-edge design. These include:
- EMI / RFI Shielding and Conductive Formulations
New for 2019, PolyOne has added Surround™ long fiber formulations to its conductive polymers portfolio. This targeted EMI / RFI shielding material extends the range of electrical conductivity possible with Stat-Tech™ materials and complements Therma-Tech™ thermally conductive polymers
- Low VOC / FOG Thermoplastic Elastomers
OnFlex™ LO thermoplastic elastomers reduce VOCs, fogging, and odor to help satisfy Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) standards in automotive HVAC components, fasteners, clips, and interior trays
- Vibration Damping Technology
Versaflex™ VDT thermoplastic elastomers absorb shock to help support vehicle noise reduction in multiple applications
- Color Changing Effects
OnColor™ concentrates for transparent polycarbonate create chameleon-like color changing effects for electric vehicle interiors.
- Colorants for an Environmental Aesthetic
OnColor™ Shades of Nature color collection reflects the look and feel of elements found in nature, such as stone, marble and granite.
PolyOne welcomes visitors to Stand 95 at the Plastics in Automotive Engineering conference, a premier automotive event for the European automotive industry.
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 www.polyone.com.
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