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PolyOne and Sanitized AG collaborate on healthcare solutions
PolyOne Corporation, the global provider of specialised polymer materials, services and solutions, has just announced an alliance with Sanitized AG, a leading producer of antimicrobials with over 50 years of experience, to provide innovative, customisable polymer solutions for specialised healthcare and medical device applications.
PolyOne will utilise Sanitized MedX antimicrobials in select formulations of WithStand Antimicrobial Solutions, which consist of active ingredients developed using proprietary technology that helps to inhibit the growth of bacteria, viruses and fungi on plastic surfaces.
"PolyOne continues to align with leading global and innovative companies that help us better serve our customers," says Craig M. Nikrant, senior vice president and president, Global Specialty Engineered Materials, PolyOne Corporation. "This alliance gives Sanitized the benefit of PolyOne's expertise in medical polymer formulation and our penetration in the healthcare market. In turn, PolyOne gains from Sanitized's unique bacteria protection technology."
PolyOne WithStand solutions are ideal for healthcare applications, such as hospital furnishings, medical packaging, minimally invasive surgical device housings, respiratory and anesthesia devices and catheters.
1st December 2011