Biocompatible Adhesives, Sealants and Surface Technology at MD&M East


INDIANAPOLIS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Vertellus, a leading global supplier of high-performance solutions to the medical industry, is showcasing its range of Biothane™ adhesives and sealants and PC Technology™ surface technology at leading medical device expo MD&M East in New York City. Vertellus will be located at Booth 1035 at the Javits Center from December 7th to December 9th.

“With its history rooted in specialty chemicals, and a deep understanding of global regulatory and compliance issues, Vertellus is uniquely positioned to develop specialty solutions for medical device manufacturers,” said Neelam Kumar, Strategic Segment Manager – Medical at Vertellus. “At MD&M Expo, we welcome opportunities to educate visitors about our off-the-shelf products and partner with industry participants to build unique, custom solutions that meet their precise needs,” added Kumar.

Vertellus’ industry-leading portfolio of Biothane systems include its components – Polycin™ polyols and Vorite™ prepolymers. When combined, the components become high-performance adhesive and sealant systems and can be designed and paired for applications with critical performance specifications, such as hardness, rheology, and gel time. These optimizable systems are in use worldwide to improve adhesive utilization and streamline production for a variety of medical devices such as catheters, dialyzers, oxygenators, and specialty hollow fiber membrane bioreactors.

PC Technology, a clinically proven, hemocompatible, truly multifunctional surface technology is built upon the human body’s own chemistry, allowing medical devices to blend seamlessly at the interface of the device and human tissue. PC Technology coated device surfaces prevent bacteria buildup, are resistant to biofilm and inflammation and prevent thrombosis. This stable and durable surface technology has been successfully deployed by a number of leading medical device manufacturers in the areas of cardiology, pulmonology, otology, urology, among others.

Vertellus invites customers and visitors to experience its Biothane and PC Technology solutions in Booth 1035.

About Vertellus  
Headquartered in Indianapolis, the Vertellus group of companies was originally founded in 1857 as a manufacturer of niche specialty products. Today, Vertellus is one of the largest providers of unique specialty chemicals used in diverse applications, processes, and market sectors, including personal care, healthcare, food & agriculture, performance coatings, paper additives, infrastructure, and industrial specialties. With 1,000+ employees, Vertellus serves customers across the globe from 10 international manufacturing facilities. Vertellus is a Responsible Care® company.

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Vertellus Showcases its Biocompatible Adhesives, Sealants and Surface Technology Solutions at MD&M East in New York