PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced the acquisition of Gordon Composites, the leader in producing high-performance composite technology for bow limbs for the archery industry.

Established in 1953 and with operations in Montrose, Colorado, Gordon Composites and its trademark Gordon Glass have become the benchmark of excellence in high-strength composites for bow limbs. Many of the world’s top bow manufacturers rely on Gordon Glass to provide archery enthusiasts unparalled levels of durability and reliability.

Mike Gordon, chairman and president of Gordon Holdings, Inc., said, “I believe we’ve always produced an exceptional, unique product for archery enthusiasts. There is a responsibility placed upon us to continually innovate and serve this industry. And now with this powerhouse collaboration with PolyOne, the future of the sport has never looked stronger. For our customers we so proudly serve, it’s business as usual … only better.”

PolyOne’s deep expertise in polymer science is an excellent complement to Gordon’s legacy of composites excellence. PolyOne and Gordon are both American-based companies that share a commitment to delivering innovation and performance solutions to the outdoor sporting industry.

Bob Patterson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of PolyOne Corporation, said, “In 2015 we dedicated a team of associates to serve the outdoor sporting industry, and Gordon Composites is a perfect addition to the team. We look forward to leveraging Gordon’s deep knowledge of the archery industry and PolyOne’s breadth of polymer solutions and development capabilities to accelerate innovation for our customers.”

For more information, visit www.polyone.com.