Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier provider of specialized polymer materials,
services and solutions, has added compounds for cables used in solar panels
to its portfolio of sustainable solutions. The protective cable insulation and
jacketing made from PolyOne's ECCOH compounds can be found in solar
cells that convert sunlight into electricity.
“Photovoltaic installations are growing worldwide by about 30 percent
annually. Responding to market demand for solar panels, our new materials illustrate
PolyOne’s commitment to sustainable technologies and specialized solutions
geared toward helping customers win today and tomorrow,” said Murielle
Chuzeville, PolyOne’s general manager of low smoke and fume, zero halogen
ECCOH products are highly flame retardant, non-corrosive, offer low toxicity
and smoke density, and are classified as a PolyOne Sustainable Solution. PolyOne
markets and provides technical support to solar cable producers implementing
ECCOH products throughout the world.