Press Releases

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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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 …

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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 …

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Foster Introduces Nano Reinforced Nylon Alloys For Structural Medical Components

Putnam, CT, USA –  (December 8, 2016) – Foster Corporation, a leader in polymer solutions for healthcare markets, introduces Nanomed MAX® compounds for medical device components that require high strength, yet cannot use metals or traditional reinforced plastics. These compounds, based on an alloy of meta-xylene diamine polyamide (MX nylon), are United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Class …

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Foster PureEase™ Technology Improves Process Consistency For Urethane Extrusions

PUTNAM, CT  USA – (July 19, 2016) – Foster Corporation, a leader in custom polymers for medical devices, now offers thermoplastic urethanes (TPU) with PureEase™ technology for improved extrusion processing control. This proprietary additive system was developed to help maintain consistent processing parameters of validated TPU based polymers and compounds. Consistent processing parameters can mean …

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Foster Introduces FDA 21 CFR 73 Color Concentrates for Medical Devices

PUTNAM, CT  USA – (June 16, 2016) – Foster Corporation, a leader in custom polymers for medical devices, introduces a new line of color concentrates using FDA 21CFR 73 subpart D pigments for medical device applications. In support of medical customers in early stages of product development, Foster’s MediBatch™ color concentrates will be available in quantities …

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