"We proudly welcome our newest associates and valued customers joining us today," said
The foundation of Avient Protective Materials is the renowned technology and globally admired brand of Dyneema®, the World's Strongest Fiber™. The ultra-lightweight specialty fiber is 15 times stronger than steel and is used in demanding applications, such as ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure, renewable energy, industrial protection and outdoor sports. The business includes six production facilities, four R&D centers and approximately 1,000 employees located around the world.
"With the addition of the Protective Materials business, we have significantly increased the size of our fastest growing platform and firmly established
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