Our Partners

Arkema Inc. is France’s leading chemical producer. In addition to providing the medical industry with high performance polymeric materials for life saving devices, Arkema Inc. also offers state-of-the-art solutions to global challenges, such as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema holds leadership positions in all of its markets, with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands. Partner Website 

Established in 1955 and based in Taiwain, GRECO is a manufacturer of adhesives, TPU Resins, Dry Film Photoresists and specialty chemicals. GRECO sources materials across the globe from manufacturing locations and subsidiaries in Southeast Asia and mainland China. GRECO also has strategic marketing partnerships across the United States, Europe, Central America and Africa. Partner Website

Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. Partner Website

Foster has been appointed as the marketing partner for Hangzhou Fine Fluorotech medical grade Pureflon™ FEP fluoropolymer material. Hangzhou Fine Fluorotech featured FEP product for use in the healthcare market segment is FC-20 MED. Foster will provide sales, technical, and order fulfillment support for Pureflon™ FC-20 MED. Partner Website

Ascend Performance Materials

Foster has been appointed as the marketing partner for Ascend Performance Materials’ portfolio of nylon engineered materials including its nylon 6,6 products as well as its long-chain and amorphous nylons. Foster will provide sales, technical support, and order fulfillment support for the above brands. Partner Website

SKG Functional Polymers

Foster is the exclusive distributor of Orevac® 18300M within the medical market. SK Functional Polymer has more than 50 years of experience in the development and supply of specialty polyolefins products from manufacturing facilities in Europe and in the USA. Their materials are used in applications such as Packaging, Medical Devices, Automotive, Construction and also in the Circular Economy. Partner Website

Repsol medical grade polyolefins

Repsol is a global energy company based in Madrid, Spain. It carries out upstream and downstream activities throughout the entire world and is a market leader in the oil and gas industry. Repsol is also a dominant figure in global chemical production, specialty resins and lubricants for aviation, construction, consumer goods and healthcare. Repsol markets its products in 90 countries worldwide, operates in 37 and has more than 24,000 employees. Partner Website

Regenity is a developer and manufacturer of collagen-based medical products used for tissue and bone repair and regeneration. Founded in 1997, Regenity (Collagen Matrix) is headquartered in Oakland, New Jersey and develops proprietary products that are sold to OEM customers on either a contract or private label basis across orthopedic, sports medicine, spine, dental, and neurosurgery end markets. The company also offers partnership opportunities including distribution, contract product development, and contract manufacturing services. Partner Website

Aran Biomedical, located in Coilleach/Spiddal/Co. Galway Ireland, is a global participant in biomedical product solutions for implantable medical devices. Market Participation includes cardiovascular, general surgery, and orthopedics with technologies that include textiles, coatings, encapsulations, and durable and non-durable implantable medical solutions. Partner Website

Foster is an exclusive sales partner for Genesis Medical Plastics (GMP), based in Cypress, Texas. GMP delivers lean solutions for prototype to production needs including material selection assistance, state of the art conversion services and exceptional customer service. This includes resin-to-component and resin-to-shape medical polymer solutions for medical and life science customers. GMP is an ISO 13485: 2016 certified device manufacturing facility and an FDA registered device contract manufacturing facility. Partner Website

Foster is the marketing partner for AdvanSource Biomaterials, a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. AdvanSource focuses on the manufacture and development of specialty thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products suited for specific application requirements. They carry an impressive line of thermoplastic polyurethane products for implantable and non-implantable healthcare applications. Partner Website

Foster has been appointed as the partner for Porex Virtek® sintered PTFE membrane technology for the North American Healthcare Market. Porex Virtek® sintered PTFE membrane technology are high performance hydrophobic “medical grade” products that feature robust and durable performance, customizable membrane options, manufacturing and customization in a cleanroom, biocompatibility certification to USP Class VI, as well as being PFOA free.  Partner Website

Foster is the exclusive distributor of bismuth subcarbonate manufactured by Shepherd Chemical. Minimally invasive devices that are guided by x-ray or fluoroscopy, such as vascular catheters, often use bismuth subcarbonate as an additive for enhanced device visibility. Partner Website

Foster is the exclusive distributor for Resirene CET® styrene methyl methacrylate (SMMA) in the medical market. Resirene CET® medical grade SMMA products are biocompatible, “water clear” materials that exhibit good impact and scratch resistance, good toughness, excellent mechanical properties, and excellent processability. Partner Website

USI Corporation is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Their main business is the manufacture and sale of olefin resins. These high quality olefin products widely enjoy a good reputation in the global market.

ViviOn™ is a family of novel cyclic block copolymers (CBC), is a high-purity and optically clear polymer. Products made by ViviOn™ CBC can be sterilized using ethylene oxide (EtO), gamma, and e-beam radiation and are biotested to ISO 10993and USP Class VI. Partner Website

Authentix commercial brand authentication programs enable brand owners to mitigate risks of counterfeit products entering the market while increasing revenue growth and competitive advantage. We currently serve major commercial brand industries including pharmaceutical, spirits and premium drinks, agrochemical, health and beauty, fast moving consumer goods, tobacco, and more.

Authentix solutions help our customers focus on supply chain data that leads to the right brand protection features that detect diversion, dilution, adulteration, and counterfeiting. By implementing these features, you can identify and address problem areas and avoid massive disruption in their distribution pipeline. This proactive approach strengthens market transparency, returns diverted revenue, and decreases liability.

Authentix and Foster feature “covert” taggant solutions that feature the following:

  • Invisible, detected only with proprietary device
  • In Plastic/Polymer Solutions
  • Blended into starting material
  • Low additions that maintain physical properties   Partner Website

Quality Magnetite, LLC is the leader in our industry. We globally source, process, and distribute magnetite, a type of iron oxide that possesses natural magnetic properties (chemical formula Fe3O4). It is our purpose and privilege to serve our clients in the Healthcare and various other industries, around the world.

To stay on top of our industry, Quality Magnetite responsibly operates and grows our business by always recognizing that Service Matters, Quality Counts, and Safety is Foremost. Our leadership is accountable for maintaining these principles and advocates them in the company’s Mission, Values, and Vision statements. Partner Website

From applications in the automotive, electronics and construction industries to medical technology: Röhm supplies exciting growth markets with high-quality products and the latest innovations. As a global leader in quality and reliability, we are shaping the future of methacrylate markets together with our partners. Partner Website

Elkem is a vertically integrated global manufacturer of silicone products across many industries. Their innovation based culture has allowed them to provide a wide range of Silbione™ medical grade silicone products including LSR, and HCR silicone rubbers as well as silicone fluids, adhesives, Gels, and dispersions. These products are biotested to ISO 10993 and USP Class V. Partner Website

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