CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (January 31, 2019) – Americhem, a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of custom color masterbatch, functional additives, engineered compounds and performance technologies, is expanding its high- performance medical material options by obtaining licensing to produce Solvay custom compounded products.
Americhem now compounds and markets pre-colored and filled grades of Amodel® PPA Resin, AvaSpire® PAEK Resin, Radel® PPSU Resin, Udel® PSU Resin, and Xydar® LCP Resin. These high-performance resins provide design flexibility and are ideal solutions for metal-to-plastic conversions; high impact, moisture and heat resistance applications; and improved compatibility with disinfectant and sterilization methods.
Custom and pre-color compounded Solvay high-performance polymers are utilized for many different healthcare applications including: housings, testing equipment & components, orthopedics, sterilization cases & trays, and single-use or re-usable devices & instruments.
“We’re excited to build upon our longstanding relationship with Solvay,” states Jim Figaniak, Vice President & General Manager of Americhem Engineered Compounds. “As a licensed producer of Solvay high performance polymers, our customers will continue to benefit from the breadth of our offering. Americhem’s expertise saves our customers time and resources in their product development process.”Download Press Release