PolyOne Collaborates With TenPoint Crossbows to Innovate and Improve Product Performance

July 20, 2015

CLEVELAND – Using a collaborative and progressive approach to innovation, PolyOne Corporation is helping its customer TenPoint Crossbow Technologies to improve performance of its renowned products.

PolyOne has been working closely with TenPoint for more than a year to identify opportunities to reduce weight, substitute materials, and improve performance and manufacturability. TenPoint® crossbows, as well as its Horton® and Wicked Ridge® crossbow product lines, incorporate PolyOne solutions from its broad portfolio of materials, including soft-touch thermoplastic elastomers, sound-dampening materials, and high-strength engineered technologies.

“When we wanted to take our products to the next level of performance, we chose PolyOne, whose expertise and service to us has been exceptional,” said Rick Bednar, CEO, TenPoint. “PolyOne’s portfolio is specialized and expansive, and their technical support team is fully committed to our goals and success – exactly what you want in a strategic supplier.”

The outdoor sports and equipment industry is a growing market for PolyOne, and the company is well positioned to deliver on its customers’ most demanding requirements for specialty materials.

“We are proud to collaborate with TenPoint and support their growing reputation for high-quality product performance and loyal customer base,” said Robert M. Patterson, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation. “Sporting goods and related high-performance applications are yet another industry where PolyOne’s cross-business unit expertise and innovative material solutions are helping manufacturers succeed and grow.”

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2014 revenues of $3.8 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Guided by its Core Values, Sustainability Promise and No Surprises PledgeSM, PolyOne is committed to its customers, employees, communities and shareholders through ethical, sustainable and fiscally responsible principles. For more information, visit

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