Press Releases

FOSTER/MEDNET TO BECOME NEW DISTRIBUTOR FOR ARKEMA’S HIGH PERFORMANCE POLYMERS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE EMEA REGION

Putnam, CT – (June 1, 2022) – Foster/MedNet will represent Arkema in all countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa beginning July 1, 2022. This agreement includes Arkema’s Pebax® MED, Rilsan® MED, Rilsamid® MED, Rilsan® Clear MED and Kynar® MED product ranges. MedNet, headquartered in Germany, has been supplying the medical industry since 1990. As …

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Foster Corporation and AdvanSource Biomaterials Develop Marketing Partnership for Specialty TPU and TPU Alloy Products for Healthcare Market

Putnam, CT – (May 24, 2022) – Foster Corporation’s Distribution business, a leader in material solutions for the critical application healthcare market segment, has been appointed as the marketing partner for AdvanSource Biomaterials, a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. AdvanSource focuses on the manufacture and development of specialty thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products suited for specific …

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Foster Corporation Becomes North American Distributor of Ascend Performance Materials Nylon-Based Materials Targeting the Healthcare Market

Putnam, CT – (May 5, 2022) – Foster Corporation’s Distribution business, a leader in material solutions for the “critical application” healthcare market segment, has been appointed as the marketing partner for Ascend Performance Materials’ portfolio of nylon engineered materials including its nylon 6,6 products as well as its long-chain and amorphous nylons. Foster Distribution will …

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Foster Corporation Appointed Marketing Partner for Porex Virtek® Sintered PTFE Membrane Technology for the Healthcare Market

Putnam, CT – (April 21, 2022) – Foster Corporation’s Distribution business, a leader in material solutions for the critical application healthcare market segment, has been appointed as the marketing partner for Porex Virtek® sintered PTFE membrane technology for the North American Healthcare Market effective April 11, 2022. Foster Distribution will provide the sales, technical support, …

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Foster Corporation – Looking to Maintain and Propel Position in the Medical Compounding Market

Putnam, CT (July 12, 2021) – For over 32 years, Foster Corporation has served medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers with industry-leading technology and services in biomedical materials. These include custom medical compounds, highly engineered compounds, implantable materials, drug/polymer blends, and value-added supply chain solutions. Within three ISO 13485:2016 facilities, Foster offers comprehensive support to customers …

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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.