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Formerly called
Founded 2020
Headquarters Avon Lake, Ohio, USA
Number of employees
8,400 (2020)
Website www.avient.com

Company Profile

Avient Corporation is a global manufacturer that is specialized in polymer materials. The company headquartered in Avon Lake, Ohio.

Avient products include thermoplastic compounds, plastic colorants and additives, thermoplastic resins, vinyl resins, thermoplastic composites and specialty thermoset composite materials.

Formerly the company was known as PolyOne which was formed in 2000 through a merger of The Geon Company and M.A. Hanna Company. Geon itself was formed in 1993 through a spin-off of Goodrich Corporation's plastics business. Following PolyOne's acquisition of Clariant's masterbatch division in July 2020, the company renamed itself Avient.


  • Advanced Composites
  • Engineered Fiber Solutions
  • Engineered Plymer Formulations
  • Polymer Additives
  • Polymer Colorants
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers
  • Printing and Marking Inks
  • Screenprinting Inks
  • In-Vivo Formulations for Healthcare
  • Vinyl Formulations
  • Protective Materials


  • Innovation Centers
  • Color Services
  • Color Collaborative Design: ColorWorks™
  • CycleWorks™
  • Avient Design
  • Polymer Support Services
  • PCR Color Prediction Service
  • Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) Calculator




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External links

Avient Website