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PolyOne acquires glass and carbon fiber manufacturer

4:47 PM MST | December 24, 2012

Newlin: Broadening in specialties. PolyOne has announced plans to acquire Glasforms (Birmingham, AL)—a manufacturer of glass- and carbon fiber–reinforced polymers and advanced composite products—for $34 million. The company says the acquisition will fit into its specialty portfolio and will be its entry into the advanced composite materials market. Glasforms currently employs 300 people and PolyOne will continue to operate its Birmingham site with space for future capacity expansion. “Our acquisition of Glasforms marks yet another...

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