PolyOne takes over MESA, a North American Producer of Color and Additive Materials

PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has taken over Mesa, a North American producer of color and additive materials and services.

Mesa is a manufacturing company producing both solid and liquid colorant technologies. The company has two manufacturing units located in Phoenix, Arizona and Fort Smith, Arkansas.  Mesa supplies a very wide range of end markets products that include packaging, consumer products, and outdoor equipment.

Robert M. Patterson, chairman, president and CEO, PolyOne Corporation, said, “Our color and additives offerings continue to expand, and we’re very excited that Mesa is the latest addition to our leading portfolio of solutions. Mesa is our fourth specialty color acquisition in the last eight months,”  Patterson added, “We continue to focus on these successful bolt-on opportunities where we can invest to grow, leverage our service and innovation expertise, and collaborate across all our PolyOne businesses.”

“Our recent portfolio actions are representative of the momentum we have and will continue to build upon as we accelerate specialty growth,” commented Patterson.  Along with the recent acquisition of Rutland and the announced divestiture of Designed Structures and Solutions, the company plans to discuss Mesa, a privately-owned company founded in 1990, in more detail on its second quarter investor call.

PolyOne Corporation is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe. The company adds value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

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