LAS VEGAS (PolyOne) — PolyOne Corporation, a global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced today that Greg Dixon, director of packaging application development, PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions, and Sharon Derbyshire, industry manager, packaging, PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, will deliver separate presentations on the Innovation Stage next week at PACK EXPO (Las Vegas), the world’s largest packaging and processing event.
Julie McAlindon, senior vice president and president of PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions, commented, “Both presentations will focus on solutions that enable brand owners to differentiate their packaging with enhanced functionalities that meet the needs of today’s consumer. These solutions help to enhance our customers’ brand image and increase their speed to market.”
Dixon’s presentation, titled “Ten Questions to Ask When Considering the Transition to Form-Fill-Seal for Dairy Products,” will clarify form-fill-seal technology and its ability to help brand owners streamline production and more profitably serve the consumer multi-pack and single-serve portion market segment. Dixon will present on Monday, September 23, at 1:00 p.m. on Innovation Stage 2.
Derbyshire will describe how TPE-based solutions can add functionality in easy-opening, dispensing and closing applications in her presentation, titled “Thermoplastic Elastomers… What Are They and How Do They Add Value in Packaging Applications?” Derbyshire will also focus on enhancing brand recognition through ergonomics, and will present on Tuesday, September 24, at 10:00 a.m. on Innovation Stage 3.
PolyOne will exhibit at PACK EXPO this week in the Brand Zone, booth #S-6404, and will feature a wide-range of packaging solutions and innovative design capabilities for customers in food, consumer and healthcare markets. Learning sessions will also take place throughout the show in the ‘PolyOne Lounge’, meeting room S-108, South building, level 1. These brief sessions, led by PolyOne’s top experts in materials and design, will focus on the importance of incorporating design in the early stages of product development to accelerate speed to market and enhance brand differentiation. For more information, visit http://dss.polyone.com/packexpo.
PolyOne Corporation, with 2012 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.