- March 23, 2006, pffc-online.com
FRANKFURT, GERMANY—Topas Advanced Polymers has received the 2005 Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership for its contribution to the medical and pharmaceutical packaging industry. The award is given each year to a company that has demonstrated excellence in technology leadership within the industry. Accrording to Frost & Sullivant, "The recipient company has demonstrated technology leadership by excelling in all stages of the technology life cycle and by innovating leading-edge concepts the company has pioneered."
Cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) are crystal clear amorphous materials based on cyclic and linear olefins. Advances in manufacturing technology have allowed the material to become commercially viable only recently.