Canadian Plastics

PolyOne shuttering plant in Granby, Que.

U.S.-based material supplier is shifting production to its other sheet and rollstock facilities.

August 18, 2015   Canadian Plastics

Material supplier PolyOne Corporation is closing a plant in Granby, Que., and shifting production to other existing sheet and rollstock facilities within the company’s manufacturing network.

PolyOne plans to add capacity at its plant in Greenville, Ohio

In an August 18 statement, Avon Lake, Ohio-based PolyOne said the closure – which began on Aug. 18 – is part of its plan to integrate the assets of the former Spartech business. In June 2013, PolyOne paid US$393 million for Spartech, a major producer of plastic sheet as well as color and additive compounds based in Clayton, Mo.

“Our latest actions provide a more streamlined and sustainable manufacturing footprint from which we can better serve our customers,” Robert M. Patterson, PolyOne’s president and CEO, said in the statement.

PolyOne’s Canadian division has several manufacturing sites in Ontario and Quebec, with sales offices across the country.


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