PolyOne Adds Magenta Services to Its Global Color, Additives and Inks Segment

By CIOReview | Thursday, December 17, 2015
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FREMONT, CA:  PolyOne Corporation, a provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions announces the acquisition of Magenta Master Fibers, a developer of specialty solid color concentrates for the fiber industry.

Magenta will be managed within PolyOne’s Global Color, Additives and Inks Segment. PolyOne recently launched ColorMatrix Fibre Colorant solution, a color creation, selection and supply service that enables greater control of choice and speed in color development for manufacturers, designers and brand owners. The solution consists of advanced liquid colorants which can be utilized to create selective formulations from a series of standardized color base-sets. The automated dispense system greater visibility of color performance and cost data.

The solutions can be used in textile and apparel industry, outdoor equipments, plastic products manufacturing and in high-performance products that are used in the transportation industry. The company claims that with the current trend of improving health and wellness, additional textile growth opportunities include applications within the hygiene, healthcare and medical markets.

"With our acquisition of Magenta, we're very pleased to be building this same, deep breadth of specialty solid and liquid colorant solutions for fiber applications. By offering both liquid and solid master batch solutions, we better ensure that the chosen technology is the best one for each customer's specific needs”, says John Hulle, President, Global Color, Additives and Inks at PolyOne.