Vertically Integrated Custom Device Development & Manufacturing

Over the last 20 years, Poly-Med, Inc. has delivered superior materials to make advanced medical solutions possible, such as the world’s first fully biodegradable hernia mesh. With a formal process and methodology, Poly-Med is the critical partner for companies with a need highly creative solutions and extremely low margin for error. Customization and creativity without sacrificing quality are critical to rapid device development.

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Poly-Med provides custom device development and manufacturing services involving bioresorbable polymer and fiber solutions unlike other companies that provide a limited set of material, design options, and process expertise. is expertise in absorbable polymers for medical applications. Poly-Med offers the deepest experience and widest range of customizable products to support the development of solutions based on unique polymeric material properties, as well as comprehensive support for regulatory approval enabling the quickest and most cost effective speed to market.

We leverage this knowledge and our proprietary polymers to offer customers the strongest competitive advantage possible. Flagship polymers available from our catalog include:

  • Max-Prene® Glycolide/lactide copolymers which provides the recognized performance of PGLA copolymers
  • Dioxaprene Polydioxanone polymers are utilized for their extended strength retention coupled with flexibility
  • Glycoprene® Provides short-term degradation profiles, and features a wide range of mechanical properties
  • Strataprene® Feature high compliance and elasticity, ideal for films and coatings
  • Lactoprene® Provide long-term absorption, and improved alternative to traditional PLLA due to a range of tailored formulations imparting varied degrees of stiffness and compliance

    Poly-Med maintains versatile operations, experienced in extrusion and medical textiles, as well as custom solutions such as electrospun and drug delivery formulations. As a vertically integrated partner for exploratory and feasibility prototyping, downstream design and development, all the way through manufacturing.

    Poly-Med customers have a creative partner they can trust and count on to help them bring their solutions to market. With a deep heritage in bioresorbable technologies, Poly-Med is the partner of choice for today’s demanding medical industry. We welcome you to contact us for more information, and look forward to forming successful partnerships.

    Elizabeth Elvington, M.S.
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