Solvay's Solviva now Available in Brazil
The Solviva Biomaterials line of high-performance plastics for implantable applications – manufactured by Solvay Specialty Polymers – is now commercially available in Brazil. The biomaterials line, previously available in the U.S. and Europe and also recently launched in China, is targeted to meet growing demand in the Brazilian market, complementing Solvay’s already extensive healthcare offering in Brazil which includes medical polymers for non-implantable uses.
Solvay will serve the Brazilian market from its Sao Paulo facility. The company will continue to assess the global market and examine other potential expansions in key geographic regions. Solviva Biomaterials will primarily be targeted at orthopedic and cardiovascular applications.
The Solviva Biomaterials line comprises,
- Zeniva polyetheretherketone (PEEK),
- Proniva self-reinforced polyphenylene (SRP),
- Veriva polyphenylsulfone (PPSU),
- Eviva polysulfone (PSU).
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