PolyOne Corporation To Close Wynne Plant

October 30, 2003 - Posted at 7:49 a.m. CDT

CLEVELAND, OH - The PolyOne Corporation plant in Wynne is closing.

The Cleveland, Ohio-based company says it will also close a plant in DeForest, Wisconsin.  A total of 230 jobs will be lost.  Both plants make polymers used in plastics.

PolyOne will transfer the work to plants in Burton in northeast Ohio; Dyersburg, Tennessee, and Kennedale, Texas.

PolyOne has 8,000 employees worldwide.  It was formed in the consolidation of The Geon Company and M-A Hanna Company.

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