Volume 95 Issue 35 | p. 17 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 4, 2017

Merck KGaA buys chromatography firm

Department: Business
Keywords: Biologics, mergers & acquisitions, Merck, chromatography, monoclonal antibodies
A Natrix hydrogel membrane.
Credit: Merck KGaA
A photo of a Natrix hydrogel membrane.
A Natrix hydrogel membrane.
Credit: Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA has acquired Natrix Separations, an Ontario-based producer of hydrogel membrane products for single-use chromatography. Natrix markets both anion- and cation-exchange membranes and also is developing products to enable single-use biologic drug purification. Merck says Natrix’s technology will increase efficiency and reduce processing time for customers making monoclonal antibodies and vaccines.

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