Arkema Launches Specialty Polyamides MED Grades for Medical Market

31.01.2013 -

Almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products. An extensive range of MED grades is now available for its main product lines (Pebax SA 01 MED, Rilsan MED, Rilsamid MED) that Arkema will sell exclusively in the medical devices market worldwide.

Arkema has appointed Velox as its exclusive distributor for the medical business development in Europe. Velox is a pan-European distributor with experience in the medical segment, with expertise to handle specific medical procedures.

In the North America region, Arkema continues its collaboration with the Foster Corporation, which has been distributing Arkema's products to the medical market for several years.