GEON® Delivers Innovation

Behind every manufacturing advance made possible by GEON’s technology and services is a story about collaboration and innovation. These are just a few. The people of GEON love a challenge. Have one of your own? Contact GEON and let’s make the impossible possible…

Building & Construction

Lighting Manufacturer Creates Award-Winning Design with Polymer Technology

Hinkley Lighting needed to break the design constraints of traditional luminaire materials for a new LED landscape light. Read how GEON helped them meet a temperature challenge.

Building & Construction

Lighting Manufacturer Creates Award-Winning Design with Polymer Technology

Hinkley Lighting needed to break the design constraints of traditional luminaire materials for a new LED landscape light. Read how GEON helped them meet a temperature challenge.

Building & Construction

Replacing Metal with Vinyl Shines a Light on Value

Smart Hero, a contract manufacturer headquartered in China, produces a variety of electronic products for OEMs – specializing in outdoor lighting. They were looking for a way to reduce the manufacturing cost of its line of solar-powered lights made using painted metal. Moving from painted metal to pre-colored GEON M5705 material reduced Smart Hero’s manufacturing costs by over $300,000 annually, due to lower scrap rates and the elimination of painting.

Healthcare

GEON Delivers Complete Solution to Help Medical Device Manufacturer Launch Innovative Product

Alliqua BioMedical Inc., a manufacturer of breakthrough technologies for regenerative healing therapies, wanted avoid stress cracking in their new UltrarMIST® Ultrasound Healing Therapy system. Read how GEON and Resilience HC vinyl materials helped them get to market in five months.

Healthcare

GEON Delivers Complete Solution to Help Medical Device Manufacturer Launch Innovative Product

Alliqua BioMedical Inc., a manufacturer of breakthrough technologies for regenerative healing therapies wanted avoid stress cracking in their new UltrarMIST® Ultrasound Healing Therapy system. Read how GEON and Resilience HC vinyl materials helped them get to market in five months.

Healthcare

Oxygen Mask Goes Odorless with GEON HC Flexible Vinyl

In order for LIFE Corporation to be successful in Japan, they needed a vinyl product offering minimal odor combined with high clarity. Read how GEON’s flexible vinyl met the need.

Electronics

Vinyl Improves Operational Efficiency for Surge Suppressor Housings

An injection molder based in China was experiencing scrap rates of about 15% as well as other color and appearance inconsistencies with their FR ABS molding process for surge suppressor housings. The molder looked to GEON in Dongguan, China for assistance in improving the quality of production and reducing the scrap rates in its operations.

Electronics

Vinyl Improves Operational Efficience for Surge Suppressor Housings

An injection molder based in China was experiencing scrap rates of about 15% as well as other color and appearance inconsistencies with their FR ABS molding process for surge suppressor housings. The molder looked to GEON in Dongguan, China for assistance in improving the quality of production and reducing the scrap rates in its operations.

Appliances

Laundry Appliance Maker Shines with the Look of Metal

As a major global appliance manufacturer prepared to make consoles for a new line of laundry machines, its product team was at an impasse. Marketing wanted metal for its premium look. But the metal production process limited design creativity and raised costs. Read how GEON FX METAL helped them shine and save over $500,000.

Transportation

Minimizing Warpage in Automotive Components

A leading automaker was experiencing dimensional stability issues while molding a vehicle instrument panel – leading to warping and distortion. This inconsistent quality began to create a significant amount of product waste, decreasing plant productivity and increasing cost. Read how GEON’s MAXXAM (NEW) HST solved the problem.

Transportation

Minimizing Warpage in Automotive Components

A leading automaker was experiencing dimensional stability issues while molding a vehicle instrument panel – leading to warping and distortion. This inconsistent quality began to create a significant amount of product waste, decreasing plant productivity and increasing cost. Read how GEON’s MAXXAM (NEW) HST solved the problem.

Wire & Cable

Minimizing the Effect of Plasticizer Supply Disruptions

A leading wire and cable polymer formulator faced significant business risk due to a global supply disruption of the linear 810 alcohol used to produce 810TM, a specialty trimellitate plasticizer offered by numerous plasticizer manufacturers. GEON worked with this company to develop a novel L9TM plasticizer, made with linear 9 alcohol, and created a more cost-effective manufacturing process.

Wire & Cable

Plenum Formulations Go Antimony-Free

A widely used flame retardant – antimony – was placed on California’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals. GEON was tasked by several telecom cable manufacturers to develop a PVC formulation that meets the following Critical to Quality (CTQ) outputs. Read how it worked out.

Wire & Cable

Plenum Formulations Go Antimony-Free

A widely used flame retardant – antimony – was placed on California’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals. GEON was tasked by several telecom cable manufacturers to develop a PVC formulation that meets the following Critical to Quality (CTQ) outputs. Read how it worked out.