Meeting Supply and Production Demands in Volatile Markets

At Nexeo Plastics, we are more than a global thermoplastic resin distributor. We support OEMs, molders, buyers, and engineers wherever they are in their production processes. In the ever-evolving healthcare market—and in the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—our experts are in place to support the needs of your business, including:

Achieving speed to market

  • Material Selection Support: Selecting commonly used grades within the healthcareMaterial Selection Support industry can help you avoid long lead-times, minimum order quantities (MOQs) and production schedule delays. We typically stock a wide variety of core grades that could be a fit for most applications in terms of product performance and regulatory requirements. Our team of experts can help you select the ideal material to meet
    your needs.
  • Technical Support: Our TechConnect team can help with compliance and processing guidelines, optimizing the manufacturing process, cutting cycle time, and reducing rejects.
  • 3D Printing Filaments: Visit our website to purchase our open source 3D filaments from leading suppliers. Our technical experts can help with 3D filament recommendations, as well as provide assistance on printer technologies and accessories to achieve optimal printing results.
  • Application Development: Our design engineers can provide assistance to expedite part and tooling development.

Competitive costs and service capabilities

  • Service capabilities: From concept to commercialization, our expansive Service capabilities supply chain network, competitive pricing, and best-in-class customer service and technical support teams are in place to support the needs of your business. In addition, our online portal, MyNexeo, is available 24/7 to provide you the information you need—when you need
    it—including order status, regulatory documents, and more.




Commonly Used Plastic Resins for In-Demand Healthcare Products

The chart below is an example of commonly used products for in-demand healthcare applications and our supplier partners. To view our full line card and product selection of more than 8,000 thermoplastic resins and compounds, visit our Product Finder.

Polymer Applications Supplier
Acrylonitrile Butadiene (ABS) Pipettes, device housings and covers sabic
Nylon – Polyamide (PA) Gears, technical medical device components albis basf
dsm evonik
Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Medical device housings, surgical instruments basf dsm
lanxess sabic
Polycarbonate (PC) Face shields, ventilator components, vials, testing kits, pipettes, device housings & covers, labware, leur fittings, syringes, surgical instruments sabic
Polyethylene (PE) Packaging, sanitizer bottles and pumps, labware, tubing borealis lyondellbasell
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Sanitizer bottles and pumps, labware, leur fittings, surgical instruments basf dsm
lanxess sabic
Polypropylene (PP) Personal protective equipment (PPE), medical/surgical gowns, protective (face) masks, sanitizer bottles and pumps, testing vials, centrifuge tubes, pipette tips, labware, IV kits, disposable covers, syringes borealis braskem
flint hills lyondellbasell
Polystyrene (PS) 96 well-plates, diagnostic disposables, packaging ineos
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing, bags, IV kits alphagary
Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) Vials, stoppers, gaskets, seals, tubing, device soft touch surfaces and overmolds teknor apex
Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Gaskets, seals, wheels, straps covestro

Connect with Us for Your Healthcare Material Needs

Whether it’s sourcing thermoplastic resin and 3D printer filament, expediting parts and tooling development, or matching purchasing expectations, our seasoned experts are at the ready to support the material challenges you may be facing.

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