Press Releases

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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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 …

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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). According to a survey by …

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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 …

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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 Delivery Science is a leader in blending and extrusion …

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