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Celanese Presented POM & EVA Portfolio for NexGen Medical Devices at Pharmapack

Published on 2016-02-22. Author : SpecialChem

DALLAS and PARIS -- Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, presented “Innovative Materials: Choices for Next Generation Medical Devices” at the 2016 Drug Delivery and Packaging Pharmapack Europe in Paris, France.

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Fig. 1: Celanese Corporation

“Our broad portfolio of medical materials is expanding the possibilities of drug delivery design and allowing more innovative devices to be developed that are promoting better patient care,” said Wendy Johnson, medical marketing manager for Celanese. “Our customers are creating easy-to-use, comfortable drug delivery devices with our latest medical polymer, Hostaform® MT® SlideX™ POM. This thermoplastic polymer delivers excellent wear and slip properties for smooth-sliding drug delivery device parts that improve patient comfort.”

Celanese’s engineering and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) medical polymer portfolio delivers expanded device design capabilities that are backed by world-class materials expertise from conception to market implementation.

Hostaform® MT® SlideX™ POM, a thermoplastic polymer, will be highlighted as the latest material innovation that is improving patient comfort. This tribologically-modified polymer delivers excellent wear and slip properties and is suitable for use in a wide range of drug delivery devices, such as dry powder inhalers, pressurized metered dose inhalers (pMDIs), and injection devices.

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About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is among the global technology leaders in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,000 employees worldwide and had 2015 net sales of $5.7 billion.

Source: Celanese Corporation

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