Avient Announces Phoenix Location to Serve as a ColorWorks™ Design & Technology Center

January 22, 2024
ColorWorks Location

Avient Announces Phoenix Location to Serve as a ColorWorks™ Design & Technology Center, Expanding Innovative Color Solutions and Guidance for Plastic Color and Design  

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PHOENIX – January 22, 2024 – Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today announced the official designation of their Phoenix, Arizona location as a ColorWorks™ Design & Technology Center, expanding innovative color solutions and guidance for plastic color and design.  

The company’s ColorWorks Centers are specifically intended to provide customers with color inspiration and technical guidance through a collaborative approach. Avient customers can visit these facilities to work with designers and create innovative effects for plastic color and design, using industry trends to streamline product development. With the addition of this Phoenix site, there are now five ColorWorks sites across the globe, including Merate (Italy), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Singapore, and West Chicago, Illinois (United States).  

“With the addition of ColorWorks Phoenix, we can more readily collaborate with our customers, especially those in the western part of the United States,” said Mayendran Pillay, Marketing Director, Color & Additives for the U.S. and Canada.  

The Phoenix Colorworks Center, like all other centers, will also offer onsite or virtual color development, a dedicated design lab, rapid prototyping, Color, Material, and Finish (CMF) trend consultation, and more. The site operates under the direction of Merek Alam, ColorWorks Design Center Supervisor (Phoenix) and Lead Designer for the U.S. and Canada. To learn more, visit Avient’s ColorWorks Design & Technology Centers website.  

About Avient  

Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:  

  • Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports
  • Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy 
  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint  
  • Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility    

Avient is certified ACC Responsible Care®, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work®. For more information, visit    

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