PolyOne expands healthcare portfolio in China with Dow Corning brand silicones
Friday, April 18, 2014
Cleveland, OH - PolyOne Corporation announced it has signed an expanded supply agreement with Dow Corning Corporation enabling PolyOne Distribution to sell Dow Corning brand silicones to healthcare customers in China. By increasing its breadth of solutions, PolyOne is providing growth opportunities for U.S.-based companies that manufacture medical-grade silicone healthcare products in China. "This agreement with Dow Corning strengthens our portfolio to better serve our healthcare customers located in China, and also supports our strategy of helping U.S.-based multinational companies facilitate manufacturing in Asia," stated Kurt Schuering, president, PolyOne Distribution. The addition of Dow Corning brand silicones to the PolyOne Distribution portfolio broadens the ability of both companies to support healthcare customers in China. PolyOne offers a single channel for thermoplastic and thermoset resins used in medical applications, and customers can also leverage expanded healthcare-focused resources to accelerate product development and regulatory compliance. "Dow Corning works hard to serve our customers and drive growth in China," said Vincent Chang, Dow Corning commercial manager, Asia. "This agreement and our growing relationship with PolyOne Distribution are significant additions to our capabilities."
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