08/11/2010

TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH

VELOX to offer TOPAS injection molding grades in UK and Ireland

Hamburg, 06.07.10

After establishing their partnership in June of 2007, TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH (TAP)(Frankfurt, Germany) and speciality raw materials distributor VELOX (Germany) extend their cooperation to supply TOPAS® injection molding grades in the UK and Ireland.

TOPAS, Cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs), are crystal clear amorphous materials based on cyclic and linear olefins exhibiting a unique combination of properties including high transparency, low
density, excellent moisture barrier and resistance to aqueous and polar organic media. These qualities, together with the polymers high rigidity and strength and their high purity, and high biocompatibility, mean that they represent the material of choice for an increasing number of applications in the medical and diagnostics sectors.

“We are very pleased with the development of our partnership with TOPAS. This new agreement for the English and Irish Markets enables us to extend VELOX’s portfolio in the field of
transparent polymers for specialist, medical and packaging applications – offering our customers more choice.”, says Siobhan Bastiansen, VELOX’s Market Manager – Medical Applications.