PolyOne partners with Segetis for bio-based plasticizers
PolyOne Corporation has announced an agreement with chemical company Segetis to develop bio-derived plasticize...
April 24, 2010 by Canadian Plastics
The joint agreement is intended for a variety of end-use markets, such as electronics, consumer, healthcare, and automotive.
Initial developments will be tested in the U.S., the companies said in a press release, but they expect all resulting technology platforms will become globally available.
Avon Lake, Ohio-based PolyOne previously announced joint development efforts with Archer Daniels Midland to produce bio-plasticizers for use in vinyl-related markets. The planned development work with Golden Valley, Minn.-based Segetis will expand PolyOne’s current relationships in bio-derived plasticizers to extend into non-vinyl products.