Press Releases

FOSTER CORPORATION AND DRAKE MEDICAL PLASTICS FORM SALES ALLIANCE TO BETTER SERVE CUSTOMERS

Drake Medical Plastics’ extruded high-performance polymer products, capabilities, and expertise allow Foster Corporation to streamline customer services for precision shapes and components. Putnam, CT (April 28, 2021) – Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for medical devices, is pleased to announce an exclusive sales agreement with Drake Medical Plastics Ltd., a leader in converting …

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Foster Corporation Enters Into Partnership With Aran Biomedical To Market Protex Med Implantable Grade PP

Foster strives to be the leader in market development for highly specialized resins in the medical device industry. PUTNAM, CT USA – (November 24, 2020) – Foster Corporation (Foster), a leader in polymer solutions for medical device and pharmaceutical applications, is excited to announce a new business relationship with Aran Biomedical (Aran). Aran, located in …

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Foster Corporation Enters Into Partnership With Liochem, To Expand Medical Color Masterbatch Capability

LioChem’s Lioplax MD color masterbatch products, capability, and expertise will allow Foster to offer increased service levels, larger order capabilities, and expanded expertise in critical color matches for the medical market PUTNAM, CT USA – (February 12, 2020) – Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for medical device and pharmaceutical applications, is pleased to …

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Arkema Expands Its Polymer Range for the Medical Market with the Introduction of Kynar® MED PVDF

With a proven legacy in high performance materials for medical applications, Arkema now announces the expansion of its technical polymer range dedicated to this market to include select Kynar® PVDF resins. The introduction of Kynar® MED PVDF will enable Arkema to support its customers in developing high performance products within this rapidly growing market sustained …

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Foster Corporation Breaks Ground on New Plant Expansion

PUTNAM, CT USA – (June 18, 2019) – Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer material
solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical markets, has seen its business flourish in the last few years. As a result of this growth, Foster has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art 55,780 ft2 (5,182 m2) manufacturing facility that is adjacent to its headquarters in Putnam, CT.

Foster Corporation Appointed Distributor of Solvay’s KetaSpire® PEEK and AvaSpire® PAEK Polymers for Healthcare Markets

Polyketone based polymers are advanced materials used in highly engineered, reusable medical device applications, such as metal replacement, where high flexural modulus, high heat resistance, and multiple steam sterilization cycles are needed PUTNAM, CT USA – (December 11, 2019) – Foster Corporation, a leader in performance polymer solutions in the medical and pharmaceutical marketplace, has been appointed as …

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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. Similar to the existing ProPell™ product line, ProPell™ “T” offers …

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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 …

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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 …

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