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Updated: Feb 15 2013

Asahi Kasei Bioprocess

  • Asahi Kasei Bioprocess
  • 1855 Elmdale Ave.
  • Glenview, IL, 60089
  • UNITED STATES

As a part of the Asahi Kasei Group’s focus on healthcare-related fields, Asahi Kasei Bioprocess is developing its range of advanced manufacturing solutions for the bioprocess industry. The company works with virus filtration products, with its Planova virus removal filters having been used in the production of biotherapeutics for over 20 years.

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