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YMC Co., Ltd. to Obtain Supply Partner, LEWA-Nikkiso America, Inc. in Q4 2018

Via: ReleaseWire

Updated 7:00 AM CDT, Thu, September 13,2018

Allentown, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/13/2018 -- YMC Co., Ltd., the parent company of YMC America, Inc., entered a formal agreement to acquire LEWA-Nikkiso America, Inc (LNA). The acquisition integrates the complementary functionality of both companies. YMC Co., Ltd. is a global provider of liquid chromatography products and services, while LEWA-Nikkiso America is a provider of advanced production scale chromatography systems for the bioprocessing and pharmaceutical industries.

This acquisition strengthens the presence of YMC Co., Ltd. in North America, as it marks the company's first America-based manufacturing location. When YMC absorbs the former LEWA-Nikkiso America, Inc. they will assume control of all assets including staff members at the company's Devens, MA manufacturing location. By assimilating these new team members, YMC builds a more robust manufacturing capability for chromatography systems and purification products.

The merger between YMC Co., Ltd. and LEWA-Nikkiso America, Inc (LNA) will establish a long-term supply agreement for LEWA pumps, which are key components in EcoPrime LPLC, HPLC, Continuous Chromatography, buffer in-line dilution (BID), and simulated moving bed (SMB) systems. These products will continue to be produced at the newly-acquired manufacturing facility. The deal also includes LEWA-Nikkiso America's licenses with ChromaCon AG and Bayer AG.

Ryuji Yamamura, YMC's CEO, and Peter Castellanos, LNA's CEO, noted in their remarks about the acquisition that the absorption of LEWA-Nikkiso America into YMC's infrastructure will help the company grow, maintain, and gain industry recognition and, ultimately, create better products.

YMC's chromatography products can be found on their website,, where customers can buy ion exchange resin and other ion exchange products online, amongst other bioprocessing and pharmaceutical products the company offers. Any questions buyers may have can be directed via phone to 888-341-8380 or by completing a contact form.

About YMC America, Inc.
YMC America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of YMC Co. Ltd. (established in 1980). YMC America, Inc. sells and supports YMC liquid chromatography products and offers application assistance, purification services, and method development.

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