Washington, DC 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2003

                               POLYONE CORPORATION
               (Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

        Ohio                        1-16091                    34-1730488
       ------                      ----------                ---------------
   (State or other                (Commission                    (I.R.S.
   jurisdiction of                File Number)                  Employer
   incorporation)                                            Identification

          PolyOne Center, 33587 Walker Road, Avon Lake, Ohio     44012
               (Address of principal executive offices)        (Zip Code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (440) 930-1000

          Suite 36-5000, 200 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44114-2304
         (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Item 5. Other Events

On December 11, 2003, the Registrant issued a press release, filed herewith as
Exhibit 99.1, announcing the closing of its Burlington, New Jersey plant within
its Engineered Films business segment in February 2004.

Item 7 (c) Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1 -- Press Release of December 11, 2003


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                      POLYONE CORPORATION

                                      By:   /s/ Richard E. Hahn
                                            Assistant Secretary

Dated: December 12, 2003