PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialised polymer materials, services and solutions, is helping its customer TenPoint Crossbow Technologies to improve the performance of its renowned products, using a collaborative and progressive approach to innovation.
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, according to a company press release.
Rick Bednar, CEO, TenPoint said, “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. 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.”
Robert M Patterson, president and chief executive officer, PolyOne Corporation said, “We are proud to collaborate with TenPoint and support their growing reputation for high-quality product performance and loyal customer base. 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.” (GK)