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10 Years of Tritan: Becoming Something More - AmericaPlast NEWS - 05-28-18

Eastman unveils disinfectant-resistant resin to Chinese market - Plastics News - 05-24-18

Eastman touts 10th anniversary of Eastman Tritan copolyester at NPE - Press Release - 04-26-18

Medical Device Innovation for a better hospital environment - Surgical Products - 04-23-18

Smarter purchasing for safer hospitals - Healthcare Facilities Today - 04-27-18

Chinaplas: Copolyester outperforms incumbent housing materials in aggressive hospital disinfecting environments - Plastics Today - 04-22-18

Eastman emphasizes value of disinfectant-ready polymers - Plastics News - 02-23-18

Materials: Copolyester designed for electronics housings in medical devices - Plastics News - 03-07-18

Could this Eastman polymer improve medical device housing durability? - Medical Design & Outsourcing - 02-12-18

Eastman Chemical displays latest polymer at MD&M West 2018 - NASDAQ - 02-06-18

Eastman showcases disinfectant-ready polymer at MD&M West - Medical Design Technology - 02-06-18

MD&M West: 10 technologies you should know - Medical Design & Outsourcing - 02-13-18

Eastman, Momentive partnership includes medical, industrial applications - Plastics News - 08-16-17

Press Releases

Eastman demonstrates commitment to reducing patient risk at MD&M West
(January 29, 2019) Global specialty plastics provider Eastman is showcasing its leadership role in mitigating patient and clinician risk with superior materials for medical packaging and devices at the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West trade show in Anaheim, California, Feb. 5 to 7.

Eastman touts 10th anniversary of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester at NPE
(April 26, 2018) Global specialty plastics provider Eastman announces three groundbreaking product developments marking the milestone 10th anniversary of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, a clear, tough, chemical-resistant polymer found in products made by companies such as Newell, Nalgene, CamelBak and NuGlass.            

Eastman and Elcam Medical focus on long-term collaboration and product celebration at COMPAMED
(November 13, 2017) Eastman is focusing its participation at the COMPAMED exhibition on its collaborative work in the medical industry, while also setting aside time to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Eastman Tritan™ copolyester.

Eastman Showcasing Material Offerings, Technical Support at 2016 Medical Design & Manufacturing East Show
(June 8, 2016) At the show, Eastman will be featuring its work with two companies: Elcam, a leading producer of disposable medical products for OEMs, which recently developed a stopcock and connectors made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester; and Henkel Corporation, an adhesives producer. In addition, Eastman Tritan™ copolyesterMXF121, an opaque offering, will be showcased, as well as the new TritanMoldIt app for iOS.

A. Hopf GmbH Proactively Addresses Need for Consistent Enteral Connectors Through Devices Made With Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(November 12, 2014) Injection molder and mold maker A. Hopf GmbH has developed newly designed enteral connectors made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester. The development proactively addresses growing concerns for medical device misconnections and future regulatory changes expected for enteral connectors.

Eastman Launches Tritan™ Technical Information Center
(February 12, 2014) To better provide its customers with easy access to technical information and experts, Eastman Chemical Company is enhancing its Tritan copolyester offering with the Tritan Technical Information Center.

MonuMedical LLC Selects Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester for Next-Generation Stopcock Line
(February 12, 2014) The Flowarray™ two-port, three-port and four-port stopcocks feature ultra-clear flow delineating ports made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, a new-generation copolyester that is tough, chemical-resistant and free of bisphenol A (BPA).

Didactic Introduces BPA-free Medical Infusion Devices Made With Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(November 20, 2013) Looking for a material free of bisphenol A (BPA) in expectation of future regulatory changes, French company Didactic turned to material supplier Eastman Chemical Company and injection molder A. Hopf GmbH to expand its range of medical infusion devices, including stopcocks.

NuGen™ Syringe Line Benefits From Using Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(November 20, 2013) In response to an industry need for a high-performance product that is free of bisphenol A (BPA), DMC Medical Ltd. has developed a range of NuGen™ syringes made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester.

New Welding Technology From IPG Photonics Advances Welding of Components Made with Eastman Tritan
(Feb. 12, 2013) Eastman Chemical Company today announced at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West (MD&M West) trade show in Anaheim, Calif., that new technology from IPG Photonics for welding clear-to-clear polymers with fiber lasers is available to weld products made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, including medical devices.

A. Hopf GmbH Introduces 3-Way Stopcock and Y-Connector Made with Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(Nov. 14, 2012) A. Hopf GmbH has expanded its portfolio of medical device components by launching a new range of 3-way stopcocks and Y-connectors for use in enteral feeding systems.

Pevco Selects Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester for Durable TEC-6™ Pneumatic Tube Carrier
(Nov. 1, 2012) Looking for both a highly durable material to withstand heavy use and a reliable material to transport patient-critical items, Pevco turned to Eastman Chemical Company’s Tritan™ copolyester for its Pevco TEC-6™, a pneumatic tube carrier.

Nephros Introduces Renal Market Application made with Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(June 22, 2011) Eastman is pleased to announce that Nephros, Inc., will introduce two hemodiafiltration (HDF) filters with housing made of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester.

Medica S.p.A. Introduces Dialyzers with Housings Made of Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester
(June 22, 2011) Addressing the needs of health care providers for clear, biocompatible renal filtration devices, Italian dialysis product manufacturer MEDICA S.p.A. introduces dialyzers with housings made of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Congress from June 23 to 26 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Eastman Medical Polymers Expand into Renal Market
(March 22, 2011) Eastman Tritan™ copolyesters for renal medical device housings offer toughness, clarity and chemical resistance.

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