Albis Plastic GmbH, one of the leading globally operating companies in the distribution and compounding of technical thermoplastics and thermoplastic elastomers are expanding their product groups with the addition of medical products, pharmaceutical packaging and diagnostic applications in healthcare.
The new ALCOM MED brand includes the products groups that are based on different polymers and include both colorings and fillers such as mineral, fiberglass and barium sulfate. Albis Plastic has taken the initiative of expansion of their product groups in view of the market developments and aligning to the new European Medical Devices Regulation.
LyondellBasell, Ineos Styrolution, Covestro, Eastman, and Solvay are some of the long-standing partners, who are going to be benefitted with extended portfolio of ALCOM MED. The focus will be on the technical improvements in the products as well as on service elements, for example, consistent formula, dedicated change management and regulatory support.
Mike Freudenstein, Director of Marketing Healthcare at Albis, said, “We are seeing a continuously growing demand from the processing industry for compounds that both comply with the regulatory requirements and offer customer specific material solutions. ALCOM MED means we can guarantee our customers production with strict quality criteria and offer close project support through our experienced healthcare specialists.”
Albis, Hamburg based, is investing in the Hamburg production site for the manufacture of ALCOM MED compounds.
Freudenstein, added, “Especially the adoption of applicable medical quality standards and processes across the entire value chain provides a practical foundation for us as a compounder and ensures we meet our customers’ high standards in the best way and ensure safety and quality in healthcare applications. Our investment will enable us to be flexible even with small quantities whilst also being able to deliver worldwide.”