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Vancive Medical Technologies Unveils New PVC-Free Foam at Medica 2015

CHICAGO – November 16, 2015 – Vancive Medical TechnologiesⓇ will unveil a new eco-friendly PVC-free foam at Medica, 16-19 November, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

This new single-coated foam is biocompatible, not made using natural rubber latex, and non-irritating to the skin. It offers all the same benefits as a traditional PVC foam including conformability, elasticity, cushioning, flexibility and breathability.

“We are very pleased to bring a product to market that supports our sustainability initiative and meets the needs of our customers,” said Colleen Ward, Vice President Global Marketing. “This new PVC-free foam looks, feels and functions like a traditional foam, and is an excellent environmentally friendly alternative.”

The PVC-free foam is available in both white and tan, and with the option for perforation to enhance breathability.

Also on display will be products for wound care, surgical, ostomy and wearable device applications.

Visit us in Hall 6, Booth H07 to learn more about this new product as well are our other innovative technologies.


Vancive Medical TechnologiesⓇ and VanciveⓇ are trademarks of Avery Dennison Corporation.

About Vancive Medical Technologies

Vancive Medical Technologies makes inspired advances that lead to intelligent results. The business uses the most advanced adhesive and material technologies to create products that make healthcare easier for everyone. Vancive Medical Technologies is an Avery Dennison business headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 26,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales from continuing operations of $6.1 billion in 2013.  Learn more at




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