ColorMatrix Europe Ltd.


Headquarters Avon Lake, USA

Company Profile

ColorMatrix Europe Ltd./Polyone from Avon Lake, United States is a provider of specialized custom color and additive concentrates in solid and liquid form for thermoplastics, dispersion for thermosets, as well as specialty inks, plastisols, and vinyl slush molding solutions. Color and additive solutions include an array of colors, special effects and performance-enhancing and eco-friendly solutions.

The portfolio includes specialty formulated, high-performance polymer materials that are manufactured using thermoplastic resins and elastomers, which are then combined with advanced polymer additives, reinforcement, filler, colorant and /or bio material technologies.

Also offered is a wide range of services including materials testing, component analysis, custom formulation development, colorant and additive services, part design assistance, structural analysis, process simulations, mold design and flow analysis and extruder screw design.

Products / Technology

  • polymer additives ColorMatrix™
  • advanced composites
  • cast acrylic
  • engineered polymer formulations
  • films
  • flexible sheets
  • plasticizers and synthetic esters



PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 04 / 2015: Husky hosts beverage packaging conference in South East Asia
Issue 08 / 2014: Acetaldehyde migration in PET water bottles
Issue 10 / 2013: Flexible dosing
Issue 06 / 2013: Polyone / Colormatrix: Improved clarity in PET packaging
Issue 07 / 2012: Colormatrix reduces carbon footprint, gains recognition for recycling
Issue 10 / 2011: APPE, ColorMatrix & KTW together in barrier tech
Issue 09 / 2011: Colormatrix opens new global technology center
Issue 07 / 2011: High sun protection factor
Issue 06 / 2011: Light barrier technology
Issue 06 / 2011: Colormatrix acquires Grayson Silicone Dispersions
Issue 04 / 2011: Colormatrix receives industry recognition for recyclability in PET additives
Issue 09 / 2010: K-Show 2010 – Colorants, additives and flouropolymer colours
Issue 05 / 2009: International award for ColorMatrix Europe

External links

Polyone Website