Vancive Medical Technologies Adhesives and Material Technologies for Medical Applications
Vancive Medical Technologies™ develops innovative material technologies, including pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) coated tapes and converted components.
The company also manufactures completed devices to meet clients’ specifications.
Vancive’s research-driven approaches to development save you time and overcome potential obstacles. From research and development (R&D) to market-ready devices, the firm provides solutions for applications and technologies that are an integral part of products used every day in medical facilities worldwide.
Innovative solutions for materials, converted parts and finished devices
Vancive has decades of expertise in materials science and adhesive chemistry that allows it to offer a wide variety of medical-grade adhesive coated tapes, surgical drapes and wound care dressings.
The firm offers converted products in the form of surgical drapes and film solutions in a range of patented adhesive technologies, including WetStick™. This high-performing, gentle synthetic rubber adhesive is ideal for surgical products that require bordering, construction, fenestration and fixation.
In addition, Vancive’s negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) drapes have become a standard of care for this advanced therapeutic technique, which promotes healing in acute or chronic wounds.
Films, foams, hydrocolloids and non-woven fabrics for ostomy devices
Ostomy Flange solutions from Vancive provide a barrier that sticks to the skin around a stoma to protect it from stomal output.
Vancive’s speciality foams, films, hydrocolloids and non-woven fabrics are designed to provide effective seal and securement for ostomy devices.
The products ensure gentle application to peristomal skin where moisture management is essential. Typical applications include connection systems, skin contact flanges, filter mounting, ostomy bags and moldable rings.
Advanced and consumer wound care solutions
With a choice of hydrocolloid technology, silicone-based products or polyurethane foam options, Vancive offers a wide range of solutions to meet a variety of consumer wound and skincare applications.
The company’s absorbent hydrocolloids are ideal for blister dressings, callus patches, finger plasters and wound dressing patches, while its silicone and polyurethane white label products are market-ready for you to commercialise.
Drapes, tapes and incise films for surgical applications
Vancive offers a broad range of surgical drapes, fenestration tapes and incise films with patented adhesives and performance characteristics that cover the spectrum of surgical applications.
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) drape technology
Vancive provides advanced drape technology that promotes healing in acute or chronic wounds. Its proprietary adhesives are conformable, breathable and waterproof.
Patient monitoring devices for healthcare
Many of Vancive’s single and double-coated foams, films and non-woven materials are suitable for the production of disposable electrocardiography (ECG) electrodes, grounding plates and electrode labels.
These conductive, gel-resistant adhesives offer high and sustained adhesion with no residue after removal.
Comfortable wearable medical devices for sensitive skin
Vancive’s experience in adhesives ensures that wearable medical devices and patches are as comfortable as possible. The company’s formulations can be customised for a variety of patient needs and conditions, including for fragile skin or patients with high moisture or activity levels.
Custom medical tapes for diagnostic applications
Vancive offers an extensive line of medical tape constructions, from single-coated and double-coated designs to medical transfer tapes and self-wound medical tapes.
The company’s custom medical tapes include a broad range of adhesives that are non-migratory and chemically inert for membrane-based diagnostic systems that require optical clarity and high purity.
Applications include microtiters, sterilisation, microbiology, and point-of-care test strips.
Private label products
Vancive offers a line of private label products, including:
- A thin absorbent wound dressing featuring Thin Absorbent Skin Adhesive (TASA™) technology, which combines the absorbency of hydrocolloid adhesives with the holding power, transparency and thinness of acrylics
- A bordered hydrocolloid dressing with odour control
- Silicone dressings and foams
- A soft silicone wound contact layer consisting of a thin polyurethane film coated with a medical grade soft silicone adhesive gel
- Polyurethane foam products, including sheet dressings, sealed edge / tapered edge dressings, cavity wound dressings, welded shapes, tracheostomy and border dressings
- Skin barrier creams and films
The company also formulates adhesives with additives, which can provide enhanced features, including:
- Essential oils
- Odor absorbers
- Topical pain relievers
ISO and GMP compliant manufacturing facilities
Vancive’s ISO 13485 and good manufacturing practice (GMP) compliant manufacturing plants produce a wide range of products, including components and Class IIa, Class IIb and Class III devices containing medicinal substances.
The company’s high-precision coating capabilities and state-of-the-art equipment allow it to produce at around 2% variation with tight tolerances and very thin coat weights.
Vancive has been a supplier of adhesive-coated materials for medical original equipment manufacture (OEM) and industry-specific converters for more than 40 years.
The company is proud to be a part of Avery Dennison, a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials for more than 80 years, serving healthcare, pharmaceutical, retail and industrial markets.
Vancive is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Belgium and Ireland.
Products and Services
Thin Absorbent Wound Dressing Featuring TASA™
BeneHold™ Thin Absorbent Skin Adhesive (TASA) is a new technology combining the absorbency of hydrocolloid adhesives with the holding power, transparency and thinness of acrylics.
Bordered Hydrocolloid Dressing with Odour Control
The BeneHold™ range of hydrocolloid wound dressings uses Vancive's unique and propriety next-generation adhesive formulations.
Study: Wear-Time Comparison of Three Pressure-Sensitive Acrylic Skin Adhesives
This study's aim was to quantify and understand the adhesive performance of acrylic pressure-sensitive skin adhesives when used in a prototypical wearable device worn on the back of your arm.
Wear Time Comparison of Three Pressure-Sensitive Acrylic Skin Adhesives
The aim of this study was to quantify and understand the adhesive performance of acrylic pressure-sensitive skin adhesives when used in a prototypical wearable device worn on the back of the arm.
Vancive Medical Technologies has announced it will unveil ten new medical adhesive tapes at Medica 2017.Read more
A line of transparent post-operative dressings designed to enhance patient care will be jointly introduced by Eloquest Healthcare® and Vancive Medical Technologies™.Read more
Avery Dennison Corporation has announced the acquisition of Finesse Medical, a developer and manufacturer of healthcare products used in the management of wound care and skin conditions.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies will be attending Bio International Show from 15-18 June 2015.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies™ will showcase its portfolio of products, which are designed for the medical and health and wellness communities at Medica, 12-15 November in Düsseldorf, Germany.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies and Aspen Medical Sign Agreement for Distribution of Absorbent Wound Dressings in UK and Ireland
Vancive Medical Technologies™ and Aspen Medical Europe Ltd have announced an agreement for the exclusive distribution of the Vancive BeneHold™ Absorbent Wound Dressing portfolio in the UK and Ireland.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies to Launch Benhold in Co-exhibit with Dukal Corporation at Symposium on Advance Wound Care®
Vancive Medical Technologies™ will co-exhibit with DUKAL Corporation at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care® (SAWC) Spring Conference, 24-26 April 2014, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.Read more
Metria™ from Vancive Medical Technologies to be Featured on Lifetime TV’s Season Three of Mission Makeover
Metria™ IH1, a disposable lifestyle assessment system by Vancive Medical Technologies, will be featured on season 3 of 'Mission Makeover', airing Mondays at 7am ET/PT on Lifetime Television, beginning today.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies and DUKAL Sign Agreement for Distribution of Absorbent Wound Dressings in US and Canada
Vancive Medical Technologies™ and DUKAL Corporation today announced an agreement for the distribution of the Vancive BeneHold™ Absorbent Wound Dressing range in the United States and Canada.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies showcased new digital healthcare solutions and discussed future technology developments, and exhibited a range of innovative solutions for commercial partners, developers and manufacturers at 2014 International CES®.Read more
Vancive Releases Three New White Papers on Innovative New Products and Medical Device Product Access Scheme
Materials technologies expert Vancive has released three new white papers on Medical Device Network.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies™ and CareFusion Corporation have signed exclusive agreement in the US, Canada and Mexico for the licensing and distribution of Vancive's BeneHold Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial Adhesive Technology for applications in vascular access.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies has developed an adhesive containing Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG). The adhesive is acrylic solvent based and incorporates hydrophilic CHG, which until now has been deemed incompatible with acrylic adhesives.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience in the development and manufacture of adhesives and material technologies for medical applications.Read more
Metria wearable sensor by Vancive Medical Technologies will be featured on Bang Goes the Theory, scheduled to air on BBC 1, April 22 at 19:30 GMT, and will explore if self-monitoring 24/7 can improve health.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, has introduced a business support program for medical device converters at MEDICA 2012, the World Forum for Medicine International Trade Fair.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies to Offer DEHP-Free Products, Including Intelishield Barrier Film, for Medical Devices
Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, is offering DEHP-free products, including InteliShield Barrier Film, to manufacturers of temporary adherent medical devices who are concerned about potential DEHP requirements.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, will showcase new digital healthcare solutions and discuss future technology developments at MEDICA 2012, Wearable Technology Show, Hall 15, Booth C04.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies to Introduce Comfortable, Conformable and Low Profile Stomacare Flanges in 2013
Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, will expand its Vancive Thin Absorbent Skin Adhesive platform into the stomacare market in the first quarter of 2013 with a soft non-woven backed product that enhances the comfort, flexibility and profile of ostomy bag flanges.Read more
Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, has announced a new range of sterile wound dressings called the BeneHold Absorbent Wound Dressing portfolio.Read more
Avery Dennison Corporation has renamed and repositioned its medical solutions group as Vancive Medical Technologies. The new name replaces Avery Dennison Medical Solutions and emphasizes the company's renewed focus on creating intuitive, cost-efficient products that help improve the quality and outcomes of healthcare.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions announced a partnership with Preventice, Inc., to produce patch-based wearable sensors for clinical monitoring of a patient's unique physiological characteristics.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions has developed a new highly breathable and conformable medical foam tape that provides comfortable, breathable securement and can serve as a backing material in multiple constructions, including multi-layer wound dressings and fixation devices.Read more
New Seven-Day Body Monitor Patch from BodyMedia and Avery Dennison Medical Solutions to Aid Wellness Initiatives
In a new advance in remote body monitoring, BodyMedia and Avery Dennison Medical Solutions have announced the development of a body monitor patch offering a comfortable, economical means of gathering physiological data for health and wellness initiatives over a period of seven days or less.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions Demonstrates Innovation Capabilities with New Products and Technologies at MEDICA 2011
Just one year after its first presentation as a stand-alone business unit at MEDICA 2010, Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, a division of Avery Dennison Corporation, returns to MEDICA with a host of new products and technologies for the medical device industry.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions Demonstrates the Efficacy of its New Chlorhexidine Gluconate Adhesive Delivery System
Tests conducted by an independent laboratory confirm that the new Avery Dennison Medical Solutions Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) adhesive delivery system (ADS) provides antimicrobial efficacy across a broad range of bacteria and yeast.Read more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, a global leader in adhesive technologies for medical applications, has launched a new range of securement products that meet the complex requirements of disposable medical devices. The BeneHold securement portfolio consists of the BeneHold medical tape striRead more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, a division of Avery Dennison Corporation and a global leader in pressure-sensitive adhesive technologies for medical applications, and Proteus Biomedical (Proteus), a leader in intelligent medicine and mobile health products, have announced a partnership focusingRead more
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions and Quick-Med Technologies Develop High-Performance Antimicrobial Adhesive
Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, a division of Avery Dennison Corporation and a global leader in pressure-sensitive adhesive technologies for medical applications, and Quick-Med Technologies, a life sciences company that develops innovative technologies for healthcare and consumer markets, haveRead more
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