Avient Site in Glendale, Arizona Earns ISO 13485 Certification

October 16, 2023
Avient People in front of Glendale Office

The Avient facility in Glendale, AZ recently received ISO 13485 certification demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing healthcare solutions.

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CLEVELAND – October 16, 2023 – Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today announced it has received ISO 13485:2016 certification for its Glendale, Arizona manufacturing site.  

ISO 13485 is an internationally recognized standard for quality management systems in the medical device industry. Achieving this certification signifies Avient's dedication to maintaining the highest standards of quality, safety, and regulatory compliance in the production of materials and solutions for the healthcare sector.

Avient's Glendale site specializes in the development and manufacturing of polymer materials and solutions designed to meet the unique needs of healthcare applications, including medical devices, pharmaceutical packaging, and healthcare components. The ISO 13485 certification signifies that these products are manufactured and delivered with the highest level of quality and compliance.  

For Avient, this is the eighth site certified worldwide and the fourth location certified in the U.S.  

"The ISO 13485 certification of our Glendale site is a significant milestone for Avient as it demonstrates our unwavering commitment to providing essential solutions to the healthcare industry," said Mayendran Pillay, marketing director – Color & Additives, North America. "This certification affirms our ability to meet the stringent quality and regulatory requirements of the medical device and healthcare markets."  

For more information on Avient’s healthcare solutions, visit  

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 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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