Wayne, Pa. (August 10, 2017) — The latest in medical tubing and compounds for medical device applications will be featured by Tekni-Plex business units at Medtec China, September 20-22, Shanghai, China, Hall 2 B208.

Natvar will be discussing its full line of precision-crafted medical tubing solutions including its newly-launched microextrusion alternative for neurovascular interventional therapies and surgical applications. The new micro-tubing capability supports the growing need for highly-engineered materials, including tight tolerance microextrusions, for use in emerging procedures.

The company also is now making its silicone extrusion tubing available globally. Silicone extrusions are typically used for catheters, feeding tubes, drug delivery and peristaltic pump applications. Natvar’s latest investment in high-precision medical-grade silicone is the next step in providing a one-stop global solution for many complex medical applications.

Tekni-Plex’s Colorite business unit is a leading producer of advanced medical-grade PVC compounds used by many of the world’s foremost healthcare and medical device manufacturers. At Medtec, it will be featuring its Cellene™ thermoplastic elastomer compounds which are suitable for a wide variety of medical devices, as well as packaging and other regulated markets. Cellene™ compounds are formulated to be silicone, latex, phthalate, halogen and PVC-free using FDA-compliant raw materials to meet USP Class VI and ISO 10993 standards.

The Natvar and Colorite business units are supported in Asia with manufacturing facilities in Suzhou Jiangsu Province, China, located near Shanghai.

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing innovative packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted medical tubing solutions for some of the most well-known names in the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, household and industrial, and food and beverage industries. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania and operates manufacturing sites across eight countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers.  For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.

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