PolyOne Receives Award of Excellence from QSR and Qure Medical

April 17, 2014

CLEVELAND – PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that it has received the first Supplier Excellence Award jointly granted by Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) and Qure Medical, specialty divisions of Q Holding Co.

“Unwavering product quality and the ability to deliver value, outstanding service and quick turnarounds are the key reasons for our decision to present this first-ever supplier award,” said Randy Ross, president and CEO of Q Holding Co. “Beginning with its predecessor companies of Gayson and ColorMatrix, we’ve collaborated closely with PolyOne, and this accolade recognizes their technical expertise and dedication over a 15-year period.”

Mr. Ross added, “During this time we developed more than 400 custom silicone solutions utilizing PolyOne’s specialty silicone colorants, and I would like to extend a special thanks to Tom Manello and the entire team at PolyOne for their ongoing collaboration with us.”

“It’s an honor to receive this award from one of our long-standing customers,” said Robert M. Patterson, executive vice president and chief operating officer. “By focusing on our customers’ specific needs and market requirements, we are able to offer innovative, tailored solutions and high levels of service to help them gain a competitive advantage.”

About QSR and Qure Medical

QSR manufactures custom synthetic rubber components utilizing state-of-the-art automated liquid silicone molding as well as traditional transfer and compression molding processes. Qure Medical uses cutting-edge technology to develop custom low extractable/leachable medical formulations that meet the stringent requirements of the medical industry. With manufacturing facilities in North America and China, QSR and Qure Medical supply solutions to some of the biggest brands and manufacturers in the medical, automotive and wider silicone and rubber industry.

About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation, with 2013 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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PolyOne Corporation
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