PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Biomerics has chosen PolyOne Distribution as the exclusive distributor for its Quadrathane, Quadraflex, and Quadraplast medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethanes in North America.
Biomerics Quadra biomaterials are an excellent complement to our healthcare portfolio. These highly biocompatible polymers will enhance our ability to help our customers accelerate speed-to-market, meet or exceed product performance requirements and navigate regulatory approvals more confidently, said Mark Crist, president, PolyOne Distribution.
Thermoplastic polyurethanes from Biomerics are used in a variety of medical device applications such as vascular access catheters, introducers, drainage catheters, interventional radiology devices, fluid management, coatings, balloons and wound care. They are available in a wide range of colors and offer a spectrum of performance characteristics.
PolyOne is recognized globally for its commitment to the medical device market, dependable distribution, and customer service, said Travis Sessions, CEO of Biomerics. Biomerics chose PolyOne Distribution to increase access of our materials and technology to the larger healthcare market. Given its strong market presence and specialty portfolio, PolyOne Distribution was a natural fit.