Luxilon is the trusted partner for medical companies offering tailored filament solutions

At Luxilon, we have a dedicated team specializing in medical filaments, precisely tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. Backed by extensive and long-standing expertise, we cater to a global clientele, ranging from large enterprises to startups.

Our commitment to innovation is evident through Luxilon's Research and Development services, where we excel in creating bespoke threads with dedicated specifications. Working with different raw materials such as PP, Nylons, PET, HDPE and others, Luxilon ensures a diverse range of options to cater to distinct requirements.

Furthermore, Luxilon actively engages in numerous New Product Developments (NPD) for various medical device companies. This involvement not only underscores our dedication to staying at the forefront of innovation but also provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the evolving trends and needs within the medical device industry. With Luxilon, expect not just products, but a partnership dedicated to shaping the future of medical technology.

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Our commitment to market leadership drives substantial investments in Research and Development (R&D). We consistently explore new raw materials, push mechanical boundaries of filaments, and pursue innovative medical applications with a strong regulatory focus in mind.

We offer R&D as a service, so we can work together in partnership with our clients to develop custom solutions that fit their needs. Notably, our swiftest execution to date involves a streamlined process taking merely six months from the initial request to market launch. This agile approach underscores our dedication to rapid and compliant development, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of innovation.

Medical filament applications


Luxilon's Sterilux surgical sutures, available in various polymers, strictly adhere to EP/USP regulations, undergo rigorous testing and ensure key parameters meet the highest industry standards.


Luxilon excels in medical mesh and cords, utilizing PP and PET, maintaining rigorous quality control, and offering customizable Sterimed products in various colors with an easily removable spin finish.

Specialty devices

Luxilon pioneers specialty medical devices, showcasing a commitment to precision engineering and cutting-edge materials for advancements in diverse medical applications.

R&D as a service

We aim to remain ahead of the market by investing strongly in R&D, continuously searching for new raw materials (both medical and non-medical grade), and new medical applications/devices with a strong regulatory focus in mind. The project development path looks similar to that of our Industrial branch. The fastest run-through we have performed to this day is six months from the first request until go-to-market, including the medical validations.


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Luxilon Industries & Co

Luxilon Industries & Co

Luxilon Industries & Co is Founded by Leo Van Malderen in Antwerp. His vision was to develop specialty polymer devices of the highest quality.