PORTAGE, Wis. -

PolyOne Corporation announced it will lay off approximately 86 employees starting Oct. 1, according to a release.

PolyOne officials said the permanent layoffs are based on the decision to close its manufacturing facility at 1325 Adams Street in Portage.

The Portage facility manufactures polymer materials and packaging solutions.

The layoffs are expected to begin Oct.1 and end around May 1, 2014, according to the release.