Discover how Dyneema®, the world’s strongest and lightest fiber, has been used in critical applications to provide unmatched performance and protection for more than 30 years.
At Avient, we exist to conquer challenges and unlock the potential of innovation and sustainability everywhere on earth. Working together, we connect exceptional people, ideas, and science to create specialized and sustainable materials that enhance performance and protect the environment. With a commitment to tenacious problem-solving and unwavering service, we enable customers to transform their visions into products that improve quality of life in meaningful, dynamic ways.
Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, is a premium brand of UHMWPE within Avient’s sustainable materials portfolio. Thanks to its unique properties, Dyneema® drives innovations in material science that enable unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications across a wide range of industries. For the people wearing it, working with it and designing with it, Dyneema® is with you when it matters. Always.
Dyneema® is born from science. As the inventor and manufacturer of the world’s strongest fiber™, we continue to innovate Dyneema® into a performance-leading portfolio of materials comprised of fiber, fabric and unidirectional sheets.
We believe enduring success is achieved through collaboration, and are proud of our long-term partnerships with customers, as well as the IP protected Dyneema® technology platforms we’ve created together. From start-ups to global industry leaders, we invest in helping our customers develop the next generation of high-performance solutions.
We protect people and the environment they live in. By 2030, we’ll protect 40 million people, we’ll use at least 60% bio-based feedstock and we’ll power all of our manufacturing facilities with renewable electricity.
Whether you're a customer, community member, potential employee, or shareholder, we know that sustainability is vitally important to you. It's also vital to us at Avient.
As we compiled our most recent Report for 2020, we increased transparency in our four sustainability cornerstones: People, Products, Planet and Performance. As conveyed throughout these pages, Avient is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same.
Learn more by viewing and downloading Avient’s 2021 Sustainability Report.
We have a proven track record and more than 50 years of experience manufacturing Dyneema® at our global facilities in the US, the Netherlands and China. As part of Avient’s focus to conquering challenges and unlocking the potential of innovation and sustainability everywhere on earth, we’re continuing our investment by growing our teams of scientists, innovation platforms and long-term partnerships with leaders across all market segments.
Products containing Dyneema® push the boundaries of lightweight strength, durability, and flexibility. The combination of these properties have made Dyneema® indispensable in a variety of industries.
We protect people in law enforcement, the military, the private security sector and first responders.
Applications: Protective Armor
We enable safer working conditions, and enable the production of renewable energy.
Applications: Ropes, Lines, Slings and Chains, Nets
We protect people in the assembly, manufacturing, transportation, logistics and food industries.
Applications: Gloves & Workwear
We protect people through clothing and equipment for outdoor and sports activities.
Applications: Apparel & Footwear, Gear
In close partnership with our customers, we develop innovative high-performance solutions for the world’s most demanding applications.
Whether protecting first responders, law enforcement officers and service personnel, improving safety for millions of workers, or revolutionizing renewable energy projects – we protect people and the environment they live in.