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:

  • Moisturisers
  • Essential oils
  • Odor absorbers
  • Cosmetics
  • Vitamins
  • Topical pain relievers
  • Antimicrobials

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.

About Vancive

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.

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Press Release

Vancive to Present Products at MD&M West

Vancive has announced it will be an exhibiting at MD&M West this year.

White Papers

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. 

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Vancive Medical Solutions | an Avery Dennison Business

20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2240

Chicago, IL 60606

United States of America

+1 440 358 2600 (US) +32 14 40 48 11 (International) vancive.averydennison.com

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18 January 2018

Vancive has announced it will be an exhibiting at MD&M West this year.

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16 November 2017

Vancive Medical Technologies has announced it will unveil ten new medical adhesive tapes at Medica 2017.

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2 August 2017

A line of transparent post-operative dressings designed to enhance patient care will be jointly introduced by Eloquest Healthcare® and Vancive Medical Technologies™.

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27 July 2017

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.

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11 June 2015

Vancive Medical Technologies will be attending Bio International Show from 15-18 June 2015.

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12 December 2014

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.

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11 December 2014

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.

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21 April 2014

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.

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23 February 2014

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.

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17 February 2014

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.

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13 January 2014

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®.

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6 January 2014

Materials technologies expert Vancive has released three new white papers on Medical Device Network.

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19 November 2013

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.

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18 November 2013

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.

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19 September 2013

Avery Dennison Medical Solutions has over 30 years of experience in the development and manufacture of adhesives and material technologies for medical applications.

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17 April 2013

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.

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14 November 2012

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.

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14 November 2012

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.

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14 November 2012

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.

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13 November 2012

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.

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13 November 2012

Vancive Medical Technologies, formerly Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, has announced a new range of sterile wound dressings called the BeneHold Absorbent Wound Dressing portfolio.

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13 November 2012

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.

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22 May 2012

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.

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23 April 2012

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.

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4 January 2012

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.

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29 September 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.

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12 September 2011

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.

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21 August 2011

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 stri

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6 June 2011

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 focusing

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11 April 2011

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, have

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Vancive Medical Solutions | an Avery Dennison Business

20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2240

Chicago, IL 60606

United States of America

+1 440 358 2600 (US) +32 14 40 48 11 (International) vancive.averydennison.com

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