CLEVELAND, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PolyOne Corporation
(NYSE: POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials,
services and solutions, has introduced a No Surprises Pledge(SM), assuring
customers of its commitment to safe, environmentally sound solutions.
The No Surprises Pledge(SM) states that the materials PolyOne produces
contain only ingredients that conform to accepted legal and regulatory
compliance guidelines, and that PolyOne will use sustainable practices in
formulating and manufacturing its materials to enhance long-term product
viability and foster environmental stewardship. PolyOne also pledges to meet
or exceed its self-imposed rigorous quality and safety management standards as
well as the material safety data reporting requirements in effect in our
customers' countries or regions.
"Recently publicized reports of inappropriate ingredients in the finished
products of well-recognized companies have the potential to mar their brands
and reputations," said Stephen D. Newlin, PolyOne chairman, president and
chief executive officer. "Today's customers want to have confidence knowing
they are dealing with ethical, trustworthy and dependable suppliers. We
believe our proactive commitment on the integrity of our practices and
materials will give assurance to our existing and future customers. All
customers deserve that."
"Accountability is a key tenet within PolyOne," said Newlin. "Our No
Surprises Pledge(SM) is additional proof of our commitment to our customers."
To view the entire No Surprises Pledge, visit the PolyOne website at
PolyOne Corporation, with 2006 annual revenues of approximately $2.6
billion, is a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials,
services and solutions. Headquartered in northeast Ohio, PolyOne has
operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and
joint ventures in North America and South America. See www.polyone.com for
additional information on PolyOne.
SOURCE PolyOne Corporation
/CONTACT: John Daggett, Director of Corporate Communications, PolyOne
/Web site: http://www.polyone.com /
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