Press Releases

Foster’s New Radiopaque Filler Delivers Improved Value for Medical Devices

Putnam, CT, USA – (September 29, 2009) – Foster Corporation, a PolyMedex Discovery Group company, introduces a new radiopaque polymer enhancement technology that offers a superior value option for the medical device industry. Marketed under the name Foster Bismuth Subcarbonate, this new radiopaque filler offers superior quality that translates to improved performance at the extrusion step …

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Foster Expands NanoMed™ Product Offering for Minimally Invasive Devices

Putnam, CT, USA – (February 8, 2010) – Foster Corporation, a PolyMedex Discovery Group company, announces the expansion of the NanoMed™ nanoparticle technology to include thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) formulations for the minimally invasive device market. These new formulations dramatically increase flexural modulus (stiffness) of polymers while maintaining flexibility resulting in increased push and torque performance for …

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Foster Expands its Capabilities in Drug Delivery Polymers Through Partnership with University of Rhode Island

Putnam, CT, USA – (November 6, 2009) – Foster Corporation, a PolyMedex Discovery Group company and a specialist in melt extrusion blending and forming of highly regulated materials including active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), recently announced a partnership with the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy to expand the company’s formulation and analytical testing capabilities. “This …

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