TOPAS Advanced Polymers, Inc.

Dolomite's 3D Printer for Microfluidic Prototyping to be Demonstrated at MD&M West 2018
Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Dolomite's 3D Printer for Microfluidic Prototyping to be Demonstrated at MD&M West 2018

Fluidic Factory System Will Run at TOPAS Advanced Polymers' Booth 666 FLORENCE, Ky., February 1, 2018 – Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidics innovation, has unveiled its unique Fluidic Factory, the first commercially available 3D printer for sealed microfluidic devices, which utilizes cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) from TOPAS Advanced Polymers. The 3D fluidic printer will be...

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Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging
Chemicals & Gases

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016Â- - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP),...

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Chemicals & Gases

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in DÃ-¼sseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique...

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Materials

Plastikos Takes Lead Role in Drug Delivery Market with Disposable Cartridge Components Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Precision Molded Parts Deliver Drug Compatibility,Â- High Purity, and Dimensional Stability ERIE, Pa. – Plastikos Inc., a leading custom injection molder, and its sister mold making company Micro Mold, both based in Erie, Pa., have successfully commercialized disposable cartridge components made of cyclic olefin polymer (COC) for wearable drug delivery devices for medications such as...

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Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin
Chemicals & Gases

Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin

COC-Based Films Delivers Strong Chemical Resistance in Extrusion Coated and Multilayer Coextrusions for Healthcare Packaging FLORENCE, Ky. – Rollprint Packaging Products Inc., Addison, Ill., a leading worldwide supplier of packaging materials for the healthcare and consumer industries, is one of the first healthcare packaging firms to offer Barex® polyacrylonitrile (PAN) replacement...

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Chemicals & Gases

TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) is Commercial Alternative to Barex® PAN Resin

Packaging Companies Adopt COC for Broad RangeÂ- of Applications Including Pharmaceuticals FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer from TOPAS Advanced Polymers has been identified as a successful alternative to Barex® polyacrylonitrile (PAN) in the wake of the announced closure of Ineos’ lone Barex® plant in Lima, Ohio. Working closely with top packaging...

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MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer
Chemicals & Gases

MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Injection Molded Frame and Extruded Film Combine to Deliver Superior Moisture Retention and X-Ray Transparency FLORENCE, Ky. – MiTeGen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography, and protein crystallization for academic, pharmaceutical, industrial, and government research, has launched a unique crystallization microplate made of TOPAS® cyclic olefin...

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Optics & Photonics

Optical Components Benefit from TOPAS COC

The editors of Injection World recently released an article covering several top materials, including TOPAS® COC, in optical applications. Their September 2014 issue (at www.injectionworld.com) cited several key attributes of TOPAS materials, including moisture resistance, high flow, easy processing and low birefringence.

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Chemicals & Gases

Microfluidics Rely on COC from TOPAS

Plastics Today recently published an article highlighting the widespread use of COC in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic applications. With 90% of POC applications using plastic, and 80% of applications using COC, the properties of TOPAS COC are clearly a good match for diagnostics. The article is based on a market study by Yole DÃ-©veloppement, which projects a 27% annual growth rate in this...

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Chemicals & Gases

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Showcase Broad Line of Cyclic Olefin Copolymers at MD&M West

ANAHEIM, Calif. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will showcase its versatile line of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) for the medical device and diagnostic industry at the 2014 Medical Device and Manufacturing (MDM) West exhibition February 11-13 in Anaheim, Calif. The company will discuss its latest materials and newest applications at its booth in Hall E, Booth 917. TOPAS' unique manufacturing...

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Dolomite's 3D Printer for Microfluidic Prototyping to be Demonstrated at MD&M West 2018
Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Dolomite's 3D Printer for Microfluidic Prototyping to be Demonstrated at MD&M West 2018

Fluidic Factory System Will Run at TOPAS Advanced Polymers' Booth 666 FLORENCE, Ky., February 1, 2018 – Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidics innovation, has unveiled its unique Fluidic Factory, the first commercially available 3D printer for sealed microfluidic devices, which utilizes cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) from TOPAS Advanced Polymers. The 3D fluidic printer will be...

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Company News

TOPAS Advanced Polymers Demonstrates Use of COC to Improve Performance in Multilayer LLDPE Packaging

FLORENCE, Ky., October 30, 2017 - A study conducted by TOPAS Advanced Polymers reveals that discrete layers of cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) provide significant performance enhancements in three- and five-layer packaging film structures made of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE). The findings were recently presented by Paul Tatarka, market development manager for TOPAS Advanced Polymers, at...

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Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging
Chemicals & Gases

Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) Achieve Material Designation in New U.S. Pharmacopeia Standard for Pharma Packaging

TOPAS Advanced Polymers is First Resin Maker to Meet Newly Revised USP 661.1 Standard for Plastic Materials of Construction FLORENCE, Ky., August 17, 2016Â- - In the latest revision of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) standard for pharmaceutical packaging, cyclic olefins have been designated as a material category alongside other plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP),...

Read More »
Chemicals & Gases

TOPAS Advanced Polymers to Highlight Expanding End-Use Applications for Cyclic Olefin Copolymers (COC) at K 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS Advanced Polymers will focus on the expanded adoption of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) in a broad range of end-use applications at the K 2016 exhibition, which runs Oct. 19-26, in DÃ-¼sseldorf, Germany. In Hall 7A/B02, TOPAS will discuss its highly successful application development work in key markets such as healthcare, packaging, optics, and electronics. The unique...

Read More »
Materials

Plastikos Takes Lead Role in Drug Delivery Market with Disposable Cartridge Components Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Precision Molded Parts Deliver Drug Compatibility,Â- High Purity, and Dimensional Stability ERIE, Pa. – Plastikos Inc., a leading custom injection molder, and its sister mold making company Micro Mold, both based in Erie, Pa., have successfully commercialized disposable cartridge components made of cyclic olefin polymer (COC) for wearable drug delivery devices for medications such as...

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Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin
Chemicals & Gases

Rollprint Packaging Products Adopts TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) as Newest Replacement for Barex® PAN Resin

COC-Based Films Delivers Strong Chemical Resistance in Extrusion Coated and Multilayer Coextrusions for Healthcare Packaging FLORENCE, Ky. – Rollprint Packaging Products Inc., Addison, Ill., a leading worldwide supplier of packaging materials for the healthcare and consumer industries, is one of the first healthcare packaging firms to offer Barex® polyacrylonitrile (PAN) replacement...

Read More »
Chemicals & Gases

TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) is Commercial Alternative to Barex® PAN Resin

Packaging Companies Adopt COC for Broad RangeÂ- of Applications Including Pharmaceuticals FLORENCE, Ky. – TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer from TOPAS Advanced Polymers has been identified as a successful alternative to Barex® polyacrylonitrile (PAN) in the wake of the announced closure of Ineos’ lone Barex® plant in Lima, Ohio. Working closely with top packaging...

Read More »
MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer
Chemicals & Gases

MiTeGen Introduces New Crystallization Microplate Made of TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

Injection Molded Frame and Extruded Film Combine to Deliver Superior Moisture Retention and X-Ray Transparency FLORENCE, Ky. – MiTeGen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography, and protein crystallization for academic, pharmaceutical, industrial, and government research, has launched a unique crystallization microplate made of TOPAS® cyclic olefin...

Read More »
Optics & Photonics

Optical Components Benefit from TOPAS COC

The editors of Injection World recently released an article covering several top materials, including TOPAS® COC, in optical applications. Their September 2014 issue (at www.injectionworld.com) cited several key attributes of TOPAS materials, including moisture resistance, high flow, easy processing and low birefringence.

Read More »
Chemicals & Gases

Microfluidics Rely on COC from TOPAS

Plastics Today recently published an article highlighting the widespread use of COC in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic applications. With 90% of POC applications using plastic, and 80% of applications using COC, the properties of TOPAS COC are clearly a good match for diagnostics. The article is based on a market study by Yole DÃ-©veloppement, which projects a 27% annual growth rate in this...

Read More »

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