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Solvay Specialty Polymers Announces Availability of Solviva® Biomaterials in Brazil

Latest Expansion Targets Growing Brazilian Demand for Thermoplastic Biomaterials in Orthopedic and Cardiovascular Applications ALPHARETTA, Ga.,Â- – The Solviva® Biomaterials line of high-performance plastics for implantable applications – manufactured by Solvay Specialty Polymers - is now commercially available in Brazil, the company has announced. The biomaterials line, previously...

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Packaging Materials

Solvay Marks 50th Anniversary of Diofan® and Ixan® High-Barrier Polymers for Food and Drug Packaging

Unique Combination of Oxygen and Water Vapor Barrier Properties Keeps Products Fresh and Safe BOLLATE, Italy — Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading manufacturer of high-performance polymers, is celebrating its 50th anniversary as the global supplier of Diofan® and Ixan® polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) polymers used in barrier packaging. Unlike most other barrier packaging materials,...

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Italy's Sintea Plustek Launches New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Resins

Italy's Sintea Plustek Launches New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Versatile Thermoplastic Biomaterial Brings Exceptional Performance in New DOMINO Spinal Fusion Cages ALPHARETTA, Ga. –Â- Sintea Plustek S.r.l., based in Milan, Italy, a leading supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants and delivery systems, has launched the new DOMINO cervical fusion cage implant made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers....

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Food

Z Trim to Spotlight New Meat Applications at IFT 2013 in Chicago

MUNDELEIN, Ill. - Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Markets: ZTHO - News), a biotechnology company providing value-added ingredients to a variety of industries, today announced that it will be presenting a new meat application at this year's annual Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) show in Chicago, July 13-16. The Company will demonstrate how Z Trim ingredients can replace more...

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Italy's Plan 1 Health Uses Solvay's Eviva® PSU in Implantable Drug Infusion System
Resins

Italy's Plan 1 Health Uses Solvay's Eviva® PSU in Implantable Drug Infusion System

Thermoplastic Biomaterial Delivers Light Weight and MRI Compatibility in Healthport® Catheter Port ALPHARETTA, Ga.– Implantable catheter ports from Plan 1 Health S.r.l, Amaro, Italy, a leading designer and manufacturer of implantable dental and infusion systems, are made of Eviva® polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers for biocompatibility, dimensional stability, and...

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Maxim Surgical Achieves FDA Clearance for New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Polyetherketone (PEK)

Maxim Surgical Achieves FDA Clearance for New Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Thermoplastic Biomaterial Delivers High Performance in New MaxFuse-C™ Cervical Interbody Fusion System ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Maxim Surgical, a new designer and manufacturer of spinal implants, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its new MaxFuse-C™ cervical interbody fusion system made of Zeniva® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) rods from Solvay...

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MedShape's Novel Orthopedic Implants are Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)

MedShape's Novel Orthopedic Implants are Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Suture Anchor and Soft Tissue Fastener Feature Unique Shape Memory Technology ALPHARETTA, Ga. – MedShape Inc., a leading supplier of orthopedic implants featuring patented shape memory technology, has designed and manufactured the Morphix® Suture Anchor for tendon and ligament repair and the ExoShape® Soft Tissue Fastener for knee joint ACL reconstruction using Zeniva®...

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Solvay Announces TranS1 VEO® Interbody Fusion System Uses Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK
Resins

Solvay Announces TranS1 VEO® Interbody Fusion System Uses Spinal Implants Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK

Spinal Fusion Device Also Taps Radel® PPSU for Tubular Retractor ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading supplier of high-performance polymers, announced that TranS1 Inc., a leading supplier of minimally invasive spinal implants and medical devices, based in Raleigh, N.C, has commercialized the VEO® Direct Lateral Access and Interbody Fusion System which incorporates...

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Biomaterials

Solvay Specialty Polymers Announces Availability of Solviva® Biomaterials in China

Expansion to Meet Growing Asian Demand for Thermoplastic Biomaterials in Orthopedic and Cardiovascular Applications ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The Solviva® Biomaterials line of high-performance plastics for implantable applications - manufactured by Solvay Specialty Polymers - is now commercially available in China, the company has announced. The biomaterials line, previously available in the U.S....

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Resins

Altuglas® Rnew Biopolymer Alloys Win R&D Magazine's 2012 Top 100 Award

Altuglas International, subsidiary of Arkema group and its Altuglas® Rnew biopolymer alloys received November 1st the R&D magazine's 2012 R&D100 Award in Orlando USA. The award recognizes the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. The R&D100 Awards have long been a benchmark of excellence for industry sectors as diverse as...

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