Supplier Stories for the Week of October 20
At MD&M Minneapolis and Plastec this week, PolyOne demonstrated a number technologies. At MD&M booth #2115 the company showcased its portfolio of polymers, colorants, and additives for the healthcare industry, along with polymer distribution services and available technical and regulatory support. And at Plastec booth #729 it highlighted the PINPOINT Express Color & Dosing System, a new way for injection molders to develop colors for plastic right at their own facilities.According to a media advisory, the medical polymers, colorants, and additives included:NEU Specialty Engineered Materials and customizable TPEs, colorants, and additives for catheters and specialty medical tubing solutions aiming for patient comfort, bonding well to other materials, and providing chemical resistance for flexible component and application needs.Trilliant HC Thermoplastic formulations with excellent chemical resistance and durability for medical device enclosures; available in standard grades or customized formulations from an array of base polymers.Pre-certified OnCap Plus additives that complement OnColor HC Plus colorant formulations, giving customers a wider range of resin choices.[Image courtesy of POLYONE CORP.]
Here’s what was new in the world of medical device suppliers during the week of October 20.