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Technology Spotlight: Absorbable Composites for Implantable Scaffolds: Form Follows Function

As the emergence of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine fields continue to take off, Poly-Med, Inc. has long been a partner and proponent in innovative scaffold design.  With the ability to be a one-stop-shop for implantable scaffold and device development from polymer to product, Poly-Med has been able to build upon its research expertise and […]

Breaking down barriers: absorbable polymer films in medical devices

At Poly-Med (PMI), we pride ourselves in being a “one-stop shop”, providing medical grade materials and processing services at our facilities. PMI is a trusted leader in the production of bioresorbable polymers suitable for our client’s needs. We have a variety of polymers that covers a wide range of physical and mechanical properties. Additionally, PMI […]

Medical-grade electrospinning for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: a new tool for biomedical textiles

As the global medical device field continues to expand (currently >$330 Billion), a paradigm shift has focused on the creation of resorbable medical devices.  This movement has been driven by the desire of final device manufacturers to replace current non-degradable implants along with the application and creation of resorbable devices (and scaffolds) in the emerging […]

Biomedical Textile Spotlight: Braiding Bioresorbables

At Poly-Med, Inc., we focus on the design, development, and manufacturing of polymeric bioresorbable medical components, devices, and excipients. Our in-house vertically integrated system sets us apart from other competitors and makes us the LEADER OF BIORESORBABLES. We offer a wide variety of integrated solutions, including textile manufacturing of medical-grade braids. With our vertically integrated […]

Workhorse Polymers for Bioresorbable Device Development: Max-Prene® 955 and Dioxaprene® 100M

Continuing the evolution of the bioresorbable medical device market has led to significant growth of the implantable device industry. When considering a bioabsorbable polymer to use for your specific device, many criteria should be considered based on the design requirements and desired functionality of the device’s intended use. Two (2) workhorse polymers that have endured […]