[photopress:zones_polyone1.jpg,full,alignright]First, what are Geon compounds? The PolyOne web site tells us:
Geon Vinyl flexible compounds are engineered to deliver excellent elastomeric performance while providing unequaled durability and cost-effectiveness. Geon Vinyl flexible compounds can be injection-molded, blow-molded or extruded.
PolyOne’s standard products have a hardness range from 45A to 70D, specific gravity from 1.10 g/cc to 1.50 g/cc, and a service temperature range from -50°C to 90°C.
In simpler terms Geon is a registered trade mark of the PolyOne Corporation and is used in the production of vinyl products ranging from gaskets to furniture, from food packing to cable wrapping.
The new PolyOne Plant is in the Chiling Industrial Zone in Houje Town, Dongguan, in the Guangdong
[photopress:zones_map_donguuan_1_2.jpg,full,alignleft]PolyOne’s Dongguan plant was acquired from Ngai Hing PlastChem, the vinyl compounding subsidiary of Ngai Hing Hong. PolyOne completed the acquisition of the assets and operations in January 2008.
Since the acquisition, PolyOne has modified and upgraded equipment in the facility, trained the staff to produce GeonTM compounds, and enhanced environmental health and safety (‘EHS’) conditions to meet Chinese and PolyOne EHS standards.
PolyOne now has six sites in China; the other locations are Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Suzhou and Tianjin.