Plastics are used in a wide range of applications and markets. Even in commoditized markets, such as consumer goods, custom compounders play a key role in tailoring plastics for specific applications. Compounding volumes for these markets are often substantial and require suppliers with large equipment and high throughput.
Many other markets require more specialized material solutions. In semiconductor, aerospace, military, electronics and countless other industries, high performance polymers and specialty additives to enhance key properties are more common. Equally, material specifications and quality standards are of primary importance. In many instances, these markets require the same quality, consistency and performance that Foster has been providing medical device companies since our inception.
While our primary focus is medical, we have a rich history of providing innovative polymer solutions to other industries that value our expertise in performance polymer compounding.