Evonik expands Resomer portfolio to enhance performance of textile-based implantable devices

ESSEN, GERMANY, November 21, 2019-

Evonik, a global leader in biomaterials for implantable medical devices, today announced the signing of an exclusive global agreement with ITV Denkendorf Produktservice (ITVP), a German-based R&D and manufacturing leader for medical-textile materials.

Under the agreement, Evonik will expand its market-leading RESOMERĀ® portfolio with the launch of a new platform of glycolide-based polymers suitable for the production of monofilaments and multifilaments. The platform enables the development of high-performance, textile-based implantable products that are designed for rapid degradation, such as sutures, meshes, tapes, yarns, foils, scaffolds and vascular closure devices.

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