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Foster Corporation Introduces Newest ProPell™ "T" Translucent Compounds

PUTNAM, CT, USA - (September 13, 2018) - Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for medical devices, introduces its newest technology with ProPell™ “T” which offers lower lubricity and translucency in medical device components when added to lower durometer TPU and Pebax* polyamide elastomer compounds.

Foster Corporation To Present Technical Papers AT NPE 2018 SHOW

PUTNAM, CT, USA - (May 5, 2018) - Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, is pleased to announce that Timothy Largier, PhD., Foster’s thermoplastic compound development chemist, will present two technical papers at the NPE 2018 Show in Orlando, Florida (May 7-11).

Foster Appointed Distributor of Repsol Polyolefins

PUTNAM, CT USA - (March 23, 2018) - Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, has been appointed distributor of Repsol’s healthcare polyolefins portfolio: polypropylene, polyethylene and ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymers for the North American healthcare markets effective January 1, 2018.  Repsol Healthcare® medical grade polyolefins are used in a wide range of healthcare applications from syringe barrels to medical bags.

Foster Appointed Distributor of Resirene SMMA Copolymers for Healthcare Market

PUTNAM, CT  USA - (December, 5 2017) - Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, has been appointed exclusive distributor of Resirene CET® styrene methyl methacrylate (SMMA) copolymers for the United States and Canadian medical markets effective November 1, 2017.  Foster will also offer custom compounds based on SMMA copolymers, including custom colors and impact modified grades.

Foster Corporation Appointed Distributor Of Lotte ABS And Polycarbonate Polymers For Healthcare Markets

PUTNAM, CT USA - (September 29, 2017) - Foster Corporation, a leader in medical and pharmaceutical material solutions, has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Lotte Advanced Materials’ Starex® acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and Infino® polycarbonate polymers for the North American healthcare markets. Effective November 1, 2017, Foster Corporation will provide sales, technical and order fulfillment support to customers from their regional stocking facilities in Nevada and Connecticut.

Foster Introduces Antimicrobial Master Batches For Medical Device Polymers

PUTNAM, CT  USA - (June 1, 2017) - Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, introduces Combat™ antimicrobial master batches for blending with medical device polymers. Components made with these antimicrobial polymer blends kill harmful bacteria that leads to infections, including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE). 

Foster Corporation Appointed Distributor of Shepherd Chemical’s Bismuth Subcarbonate for Healthcare Markets

PUTNAM, CT  USA - (April 28, 2017) - Foster Corporation, a leader in medical and pharmaceutical material solutions, has been appointed the exclusive distributor of The Shepherd Chemical Company’s bismuth subcarbonate for the North American healthcare markets.  Effective May 1, 2017, Foster Corporation will provide sales, technical and order fulfillment support to customers from their regional stocking facilities in Nevada and Connecticut.

Foster Delivery Science And Promed Pharma Partner To Provide Comprehensive Drug Delivery Solutions

PUTNAM, CT  USA - (February 9, 2017) - Foster Delivery Science and ProMed Pharma have entered into a commercial partnership to provide comprehensive contract services for pharmaceutical and combination device applications. Jointly, the companies will offer thermoplastic and silicone formulation development through production of drug delivery components.

Foster Corporation Appointed Distributor Of Wacker Silicone Rubber Products For Healthcare Markets

PUTNAM, CT  USA - (January 27, 2017) - Foster Corporation, a leader in medical and pharmaceutical material solutions, has been appointed the exclusive distributor of WACKER SILPURAN® medical-grade silicone rubbers for the North American healthcare markets.  Effective March 1, 2017, Foster Corporation will provide sales, technical and order fulfillment support to customers from their regional stocking facilities in Nevada and Connecticut.

Foster Corporation Appointed Distributor Of Solvay Udel® And Radel® Polysulfone Polymers For Healthcare Markets

Putnam, CT, USA -  (January 11, 2016) - Foster Corporation, a leader in performance polymer solutions for healthcare markets, has been appointed as a North American distributor of Solvay’s Udel® polysulfone (PSU) and Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) resins for healthcare markets. This will include unmodified polymers and standard color formulations currently offered by Solvay.  Foster also offers custom compounding of polysulfone formulations, including custom colors, for specific application requirements.

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