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Arkema Appoints Foster/MedNet as Its High-Performance Medical Polymer Distributors

Published on 2022-06-03. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Medical   

Arkema Partnering with MedNet/Foster Foster/MedNet will represent Arkema in all countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa beginning July 1st 2022. This agreement includes Arkema’s Pebax® MED, Rilsan® MED, Rilsamid® MED, Rilsan® Clear MED and Kynar® MED product ranges.

Historic Partnership


MedNet, headquartered in Germany, has been supplying the medical industry since 1990. As a supplier of raw materials and components, they have developed outstanding knowledge and expertise which are essential to successfully grow this highly technical market.

Foster Corporation, Arkema’s primary High Performance Medical Polymers distributor globally and historical partner will support MedNet by supplying them with their extensive range of compounds based on Arkema’s specialty polyamides and will bring their in-depth technical knowledge of Arkema’s high performance polymers portfolio.

We are extremely pleased to establish this relationship with MedNet and Foster. This distribution partnership expands our reach and expertise in the medical market and will help to grow our business in EMEA, with our advanced bio-circular (ABC) Rilsan® MED polyamide 11 and our flagship Pebax® MED elastomers,” says Francois Ruas, health and beauty global market manager at Arkema.

Building on our steady and successful collaboration with Foster Corporation for many years, we look forward to deepening relationships and expanding sales activities for medical resins by partnering with Arkema. Based on our critical market knowledge and experience, as well as our long-standing customer relations, we are well positioned to support the success of all parties involved and provide the best possible service to our customers,” says Matthias Heinz, managing director at MedNet.

Foster and Arkema have had a long and successful relationship regard the marketing and distribution of Arkema’s medical grade products into critical medical applications in North America and Asia. Now, the reach of this partnership will extend to EMEA thanks to the incorporation of our long-standing partner MedNet, whose experience in the healthcare market is unmatched. MedNet will be able to leverage that experience, with Foster’ expertise to further develop new business opportunities for Arkema healthcare products in this region,” says Larry Johnson, president, Foster Distribution

We can assure customers for Arkema’s high performance polymers medical products in the EMEA that the Foster/MedNet partnership will work together diligently to ensure an efficient transition and provide unmatched customer service,” adds Johnson.

Arkema's Medical Grade Polymer Range




Source: Arkema

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