medical laboratory scientist

Healthcare Case Study


Plastics are a crucial tool in saving lives and improving health and safety in our communities. Protective equipment like masks and sterile packaging help to prevent disease transmission, while critical devices like ventilators and CPAP machines work to save lives. At Avient, we understand the need for medicine is an exact science, so our teams work closely with our customers to meet their demanding performance and regulatory requirements.

We help our customers overcome healthcare challenges with durable, lightweight, and eco-conscious materials. From labware for diagnostic testing to CT scanners for pinpointing the location of tumors, we continue to help our customers increase the quality of human life.

VersaflexTM HC Thermoplastic Elastomers are formulated to meet demanding healthcare device and application challenges without phthalate plasticizers. These solutions offer high clarity and bond to a variety of substrates.

Gravi-TechTM Density-Modified Formulations are unique, high-density materials that avoid the regulatory, disposal and employee exposure challenges associated with lead.

WithStandTM Antimicrobial Technology provides antimicrobial and antifungal additives that reduce bacterial, mold and fungal growth in finished plastic parts used in hospital surfaces.

NEUTM Custom Capabilities offer engineered thermoplastic material solutions that support patient comfort and clinician sanitary needs.

MevopurTM ProTect Oxygen Scavenger extends shelf life for PET pharma packaging by limiting oxygen (O2) degradation for drugs and nutraceuticals stored in bottles, even in transparent mono-layer versions.