IPC – INNOVATIVE POLYMER COMPOUNDS is a specialist compounder of Medical Grade Engineering Polymers based in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Ireland for a wide range of Medical Device applications including long-term implantable, short-term implantable devices as well as external devices.
IPC (Innovative Polymer Compounds) stands out for its privately owned, flat management structure, enabling unmatched responsiveness and flexibility. With short lead times, rapid regulatory response, and flexible lot sizes, IPC ensures personalized service. Certified in ISO 13485 and ISO 9001, it guarantees security of supply with long-term agreements and a wide range of compounded polymers suitable for various applications, including both implantable and external medical devices. IPC collaborates with clients from concept through R&D to production, offering transparency through certificates of conformity and analysis, along with in-house color matching using ISO 10993 approved pigments.
As medical devices become more complex and sophisticated so to must the raw polymer materials that are utilised. From implants right through to minimally invasive surgeries as well as disposables the requirements of medical polymers are growingly varied and specialised. It is therefore not a surprise that polymers with functional additives have become increasingly incorporated in medical device manufacturing.
Polymers used in our Medical Compounds
IPC – Innovative Polymer Compounds manufacture medical polymer compounds by adding a desired functional additive to a medical grade polymer (ISO 10993, USP VI, FDA, etc.)
Functional Additives used in our Medical Polymer Compounds
At IPC we compound a full range of functional additives that are specifically designed for the medical device and healthcare sectors. We offer a personalised approach which means going the extra distance to ensure that our customers receive the right polymers with the exacting attributes that fit the specific and demanding requirements of the medical device.
ISO 10993 Approved Pigments
IPC – Innovative Polymer Compounds’ range of ISO 10993 approved pigments offers our customers many benefits including: