Compression Molded UHWM


The Life Sciences division of Total Plastics International (TPI), based out of Fort Wayne, IN,announces their completion of an exclusive distribution agreement with Restoration Medical Polymers (RMP), headquartered in Columbia City, IN.

RMP manufactures fabricated forms of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) used in long-term human implantable applications, especially those in the orthopedic industry. Their recently opened state-of-the-art facility features the most comprehensive and advanced equipment of any manufacturing site of its kind. RMP is an ISO 13485:2016-certified company. TPI will be working directly with customers on all product requirements including Type I and II, cross-linked, vitamin E and any specialty requirements of UHMWPE, as well as stocking material and vendor managed inventory.

White, Natural

• Type I and Type II materials available in all sizes and
• Certificate of conformance to ASTM F648 and/or ISO5834,
as well as custom material specifications
• Ram extrusion of round and profile shapes
• Compression molded sheet and net-shape direct compression
• E-beam and gamma processing for cross-linking of product
• Thermal treatment and fabrication
• Vacuum packaging of bar stock
• Comprehensive vendor managed inventory
programs available
• Complete validation of all materials
• New product and process development with
scale-up for manufacturing
• Laboratory services in-house
• Additive blending in-house
• Sterile packaging available
• Inventory of standard products on the shelf
and ready to ship