A New Era of Distribution is Here

Avient Distribution is now Formerra, a next-generation materials distributor helping the world's leading manufacturers transform an exciting new age of innovation.

Our Story

Formerra is an independent performance material solutions distributor supporting the innovation and operations of the world's leading brand owners and manufacturers. Formerly known as Avient Distribution, we are owned by private equity firm H.I.G Capital and are excited to usher in a new era of distribution together. Carrying forward our expansive portfolio, excellent supply chain, deep industry expertise, and collaborative ingenuity, we are ready to open windows of opportunity for our customers as they work to transform the future.

Our Vision

Formerra. A New Way Forward

For Our Customers

How can we help?  That’s the only question that matters. Our technical and industry know-how, expansive material portfolio, and reliable supply chain are all focused on one thing. Getting you the right materials and the right services, exactly when you need them, every time.

For Our Suppliers

Our long history of strong relationships with our suppliers is how we do what we do.  From concept to marketplace, we combine the power of the world’s leading polymer manufacturers with an unmatched team of experts to help our customers grow their businesses… profitably.

For the World

Addressing the world's most pressing sustainability challenges is a responsibility we all share. From eco-friendly polymer innovations to the latest thinking in sustainable design principles, helping our customers design, develop, and launch highly sustainable products, is what we do every day.

Our Name

Formerra: A New Era of Distribution

Formerra is a newly created word for an ever-changing world. A world changed every day by imaginative innovators and manufacturers that rely on our next-gen performance materials, services and ingenuity. As our brand logo powerfully shows, together, we are continually transforming ideas for a new era and generating momentum to keep us all moving forward.

Ready to Transform Your Innovation?

Let’s work together to open new windows of opportunity for sustainable growth with next-gen performance materials and collaborative ingenuity. Reach out today!