Founded in 1981, Purolite® is a leading manufacturer of ion exchange, catalyst, adsorbent and advanced polymers. Headquartered in Bala Cynwyd, PA, the company has ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facilities in the USA, China, and Romania, and operates dedicated R&D centers in the USA, China, Romania, Russia, and the UK. Purolite - the only globally-acting company focused exclusively on resin technology - has 40 sales offices in over 30 countries dedicated to solving the most difficult process challenges.

Started in 2012, Purolite's Life Sciences division supports R&D and production-scale applications in pharmaceuticals, food production, fine chemical and other markets. Products include APIs, blood purification polymers, enzyme carriers, immobilized enzymes and chromatographic resins designed for purity, reproducibility, scalability and improved outcomes for scientists and biomanufacturers.

Purolite Life Sciences' Praesto® agarose range includes Protein A and high-resolution ion exchange resins designed to specifically address the challenges most commonly experienced in today's monoclonal antibody (MAb) clinical trials, improving cost and process efficiencies across both early and late-stages.

Additionally, Praesto Pure is a plain agarose-based chromatography media designed for large scale biomolecule purification, offering the ideal base matrices for production of affinity chromatography resins with minimal unspecific interaction and long functional life time.