Ask the Expert | Meet Hans Johansson | Global Applications Manager, Agarose

Nov 16, 2018 /

With more than 30 years’ experience in the biotech business, along with more than ten patents in the area of resin design and large-scale protein purification, Hans Johannson is the Global Applications manager for Agarose.

Purolite celebrates Thanksgiving 2018

Nov 16, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Bala Cynwyd Employees all contribute to the annual Thanksgiving Potluck with their home cooked meals.

Amanda Dolan Speaks at Gartner ITxpo

Nov 15, 2018 / Orlando, Florida

Zoho invites Purolite's Amanda Dolan to speak on the company's experience with the Zoho platforms.

The 79th Annual International Water Conference

Nov 13, 2018 / Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Purolite attended the IWC conference and exhibition in Scottsdale, AZ as a Gold Sponsor.

Introducing Chromalite® M

Nov 12, 2018 /

Purolite Life Sciences continues to lead the future of chromatography with the expertly-designed Chromalite® M range of methacrylic resins.

G-Street Celebrates Halloween

Nov 7, 2018 / Philadelphia, PA

G-Street employees celebrate this spooky holiday with a costume contest and festive snack break.

Purolite hosted its third bi-annual Cornhole Tournament this fall

Nov 1, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

A champion team has been declared for the third bi-annual Cornhole Tournament, fall 2018.

Secure Our Supply

Oct 31, 2018 /

Today, Purolite has one of the world’s largest agarose resin manufacturing facilities - producing a range of high flow agarose Protein A chromatography resins specifically designed to give purification performance equal to, or better than, today’s market leading agarose resins.

Purolite celebrates Halloween 2018

Oct 31, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite hosted a Halloween costume party, and employees were encouraged to bring in snacks and treats for a Halloween buffet.

Discover the Chromalite® resins range

Oct 26, 2018 /

Purolite has developed the widest range of synthetic polymers for all of your purification and chromatography needs. For any separation by reverse-phase (RP) or ion exchange (IEX); our Chromalite® range has a product for your needs.

Linda Bailey's retiring

Oct 25, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

20 year Senior Sales Support Specialist, Linda Bailey, is retiring October 31st, 2018.

Ask The Expert | Meet Nandkumar Thakare | Sales Manager, India

Oct 24, 2018 /

Based in India, our Sales Manager Nandkumar Thakare is responsible for introducing new and existing chromatographic separation resins, enzyme carrier resins, immobilized resins, ion exchange and adsorbent products in the India market. His wealth of experience in chromatography and purification makes him a valuable addition to our Life Sciences team.

It's Jacob's Birthday!

Oct 17, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Vice President of Purolite, Jacob Brodie celebrated a birthday this month.

NPC 2018 International Conference for Nuclear Reactor Chemistry Held in San Francisco

Sep 19, 2018 / San Francisco, CA, USA

Purolite attended EPRI's 21st International Converence on Water Chemistry in Nuclear Reactor Systems from September 7 – September 15 in San Francisco, USA.

Biotech Week 2018, Boston

Sep 12, 2018 /

Earlier this month, Purolite Life Sciences attended BioProcess International 2018, part of Biotech Week in Boston.

Purolite Corporation implements Ideagen’s software

Sep 11, 2018 /

Purolite Life Sciences has adopted software from Ideagen as it looks to enhance quality and compliance processes at its new manufacturing, research, development and quality centre of excellence site based in South Wales.

New Jersey enacts PFAS legislation for PFNA

Sep 5, 2018 / New Jersey, USA

New Jersey becomes the first state to establish a firm regulatory maximum contaminant level (MCL) for PFAS in drinking water— PFNA 113 ppt. Purolite's Purofine® PFA694E will get the levels of PFNA down to non-detect helping municipalities meet this level.

Extraction Meeting 2018

Aug 30, 2018 / Ottawa, Canada

Purolite Canada, Russia, South Africa, and USA meet at the first Extraction Meeting in Canada to discuss chelating resins and ion exchange for metals reuse and removal with conference attendees.

ISTF Expo 2018

Aug 4, 2018 / New Delhi, India

Ramesh Ganesan and the team from Purolite India showcases how Purolite's ion exchange and catalyst resins support the metals plating industry—helping to improve operations, decrease costs and reduce environmental impact.

Purolite USA's 2018 Summer Picnic

Jul 23, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

On Saturday, July 21, 2018 employees and family from Purolite's G-Street production plant and Bala Cynwyd corporate headquarters met at Mermaid Lake for a summer barbeque and celebration.

Purolite Sponsors Habitat for Humanity Golf Fundraiser

Jul 17, 2018 / Cape May, NJ

Four employees from Purolite joined the Habitat for Humanity in Cape May for a day of golfing.

2018 BIAPWS Convention

Jun 28, 2018 / Coventry, U.K.

Howard Ramsden and James Rosie attended the 2018 British and Irish Association for the Properties of Water and Steam Conference (BIAPWS) that focuses on Power plant chemistry at the University of Warwick in Coventry, U.K. 26 and 27 June, 2018

2018 Mid-Year Sales Meeting in Hilton Head

Jun 28, 2018 / Hilton Head, SC

Purolite holds its summer sales meeting in Hilton Head, SC.

Purolite at the Culligan Forum

Jun 27, 2018 / Rosemont, IL

Purolite's Customer Service Manager attended the Culligan Commercial & Industrial Forum.

Maggie Nglau of Purolite USA Retires

Jun 21, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, P.A., USA

Maggie Nglau, Accounting Manager at Purolite's Bala Cynwyd USA headquarters will retire at the end of June 2018.

Purolite hosts Cornhole Tournament

Jun 15, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, P.A., USA

Purolite employees at the Bala Cynwyd headquarters and Philadelphia plant participated in a friendly competition of cornhole.

CPhi/InformEx 2018

Apr 27, 2018 / Philadelphia, PA

Purolite exhibited at CPhi/InformEx that ran from April 24 - 26, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, PA. Conference delegates and industry professionals gathered over three days to strategically address the challenges and future opportunities of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

2018 SynGas Conference

Apr 18, 2018 / Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.

Purolite attended the annual SynGas conference hosted by the SynGas Association in Tulsa, OK.

PFAS Are Important Topic at AWWA New York Section Annual Meeting

Apr 10, 2018 / Saratoga Springs, NY, U.S.A.

New York's Water Event featured much information on PFOA and PFOS, with the keynote address stating that New York hopes to have MCLs set by the end of this calendar year.

AWWA NJ Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018

Mar 23, 2018 / Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Representatives from Purolite attended the 83 Annual Conference of the NJ chapter of the AWWA in Atlantic City.

St. David's Day Celebrations, Llantrisant

Mar 8, 2018 / Llantrisant, Wales

Celebrating St David's Day at Purolite Life Sciences, Llantrisant

Sustainable Zero-Liquid Discharge in Textile Dyeing

Mar 6, 2018 / Pune, India

Purolite A120S is integral to zero liquid discharge systems in the textile dyeing industry.

Emerging Contaminants Summit 2018

Mar 5, 2018 / Westminster, CO, USA

Purolite's team attended the Emerging Contaminants Summit where our booth stayed very busy with activity regarding PFAS.

Purolite Trade Shows for 2018

Mar 5, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Purolite will be at a range of trade shows in 2018 to support all market segments. Trade shows and conferences provides a great opportunity to meet with customers face to face. Contact the Purolite sales team for a meeting.

Purolite attends SME 2018 in Minneapolis

Mar 2, 2018 / Minneapolis, MN

Purolite attended the SME Annual Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, MN

The First Minister of Wales visits Purolite USA

Feb 28, 2018 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

On February 27, The First Minister of Wales, Right Honourable Carwyn Jones, visited Purolite's global headquarters in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

Purolite Takes Part in Career Day at Local Middle School

Feb 22, 2018 / Darby, PA

Purolite's East Coast Sales Director, Ted Begg, educated local middle school students about careers in water treatment.

Super Bowl 2018

Feb 6, 2018 / Pennsylvania, USA

Purolite employees prepare for Super Bowl LII

Purolite® A520E Tackles High Nitrate Levels in Ohio

Jan 30, 2018 / Columbus, Ohio

Purolite® A520E resin cleans up nitrate contamination at the Dublin Road treatment facility, keeping the community safe. The project is highlighted in the February, 2018 edition of BOSS Magazine.

Purolite USA Celebrates the Holidays

Dec 18, 2017 / Conshohocken, PA, USA

Employees from corporate and G Street came together for a fun holiday party in Conshohocken.

Cookie Day 2017

Dec 11, 2017 / Pennsylvania, USA

Purolite employees brought in their best snacks to celebrate the upcoming winter holidays!

Purolite Philadelphia Raises Money for Children's Hospital

Dec 11, 2017 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

Purolite office and production employees in Philadelphia helped raise over $300,000 this year in support of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Children's Fund. In December 2017, local radio station WOGL hosted a radiothon where representatives from our top fundraising departments volunteered on the phones to support the cause.

2017 Annual Sales Meeting in Houston

Nov 26, 2017 / The Woodlands, TX

Purolite holds its annual sales meeting in The Woodlands, TX. A full week of hard work and fun with colleagues.

Purolite USA Celebrates Thanksgiving 2017

Nov 20, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Employees spent their weekend shopping, cooking and baking to make a mid-day holiday potluck luncheon a fun and delicious success.

Ion exchange technology highlighted at the 2017 International Water Conference

Nov 15, 2017 / Orlando, FL

Purolite had a busy few days attending the 78th Annual International Water Conference in Orlando, FL. Francis Boodoo, Purolite's Director of Applied Technologies, presented a peer-reviewed technical paper on removing PFASs with ion exchange resin, and Don Downey, Canadian Sales Manager, hosted a workshop on troubleshooting an ion exchange mixed bed unit.

Second Annual Purolite USA Cornhole Competition

Oct 30, 2017 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

After weeks of competition, it came down to the best throwers in the company. On October 30, 2017, Juan Bazurto and Jason Hsu of the J'Maize-In' Ballers from Bala headed to the plant to face Rick Hinkson and Scott Pfefferle of the Rick and Scott Show for the final match. And what a show it was. Rick and Steve beat the Ballers by an amazing 26 – 0.

Big Hearts Help Those in need of Hurricane Relief

Sep 28, 2017 / Bala Cynwid, PA, USA

Purolite employees in North America sponsored a fundraiser for the American Red Cross to raise money to help people devastated by the three back-to-back hurricanes in 2017.

Purolite resins remove Perchlorate from Drinking Water

Sep 25, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Perchlorate in drinking water can cause many health issues in humans. Purolite works with communities and municipalities across to the globe to create perchlorate-free drinking water that is clean and safe.

Technical Training

Sep 25, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite has the largest, most knowledgeable sales force of any in the industry—yet it doesn't happen that way by chance. We take pride in offering comprehensive training for sales and applications teams.

Purolite highlights ion exchange solutions at WATEC Israel 2017

Sep 25, 2017 / Tel Aviv, Israel

There are diverse concerns affecting the safety, quality and availability of the world's water. At WATEC Israel 2017 held in September, Purolite's Nir Benzion and Matteo Garegnani presented Purolite's most effective solutions for water treatment, including boron removal, chromium removal, arsenic removal, water softening and much more.

Eclipse excitement at Purolite USA

Aug 21, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Employees from Purolite USA went outdoors to view the 2017 solar eclipse during the peak viewing time of 2:44 p.m. EST.

Purolite offers multi-language options for product data sheets

Aug 11, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Purolite product data sheets are now available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Russian.

Under Construction

Aug 7, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Purolite's headquarters building in Bala Cynwyd is getting an interior cosmetic renovation and an exterior overhaul to enable construction of neighboring residences and a parking garage.

Take Command of Short- and Long-Chain PFASs in Drinking Water

Jul 24, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA

Purolite’s Purofine® PFA694E resin achieves better, more complete removal of poly and per-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). Both short- and long chain forms can be removed to non-detectable levels, including PFOS, PFOA, PFHxS, PFHpA, PFHxA and PFBS. Learn more about how it works and why it’s important for municipal water treatment.

Helping Duke Gibson Support The United Way

Jul 5, 2017 / Mt. Carmel, IL, USA

Purolite's Oliver Baumann took time out of his schedule to join team members from Duke Energy's Gibson Generation Station in their 2017 fundraiser supporting The United Way of Gibson County in Illinois.

Purolite Americas 2017 Mid-Year Sales Meeting

Jun 21, 2017 / Park City, UT, USA

The Sales, Marketing and Applications groups for Purolite, Americas, came together June 18-20 in Park City, Utah. The days were long and discussions were intense—but it was not all work and no play.

Purolite Office in Tunisia Holds Inaugural Training on Ion Exchange Resins

Jun 5, 2017 / Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa

On May 3, 2017, Purolite's office in Tunis, Tunisia held an inaugural customer gathering to discuss water treatment solutions for the region's target water concerns. Over 40 people were in attendance to meet Kacem Triki, Purolite's Technical Sales Engineer in Tunisia, as well as Edgar Berreby, Purolite Vice President for the region, and Fayçal Finnouche, Sales Manager for Algeria — while enjoying the afternoon.

Memorial Day 2017 – Purolite, USA

May 31, 2017 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning to the summer season and food, festivities and lots of smiles were aglow at Purolite just before the long weekend kicked off. We enjoyed a delicious BBQ and some friendly cornhole competition while reflecting on he meaning of the upcoming holiday.

CPhI / InformEx Highlights the Arts in Philadelphia

May 24, 2017 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

CPhI / InformEx, a recent tradeshow recently held in Philadelphia, PA, USA for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, not only brought a community of industry experts together for business, it also helped to introduce the world to the city's vibrant cultural and arts programs.

Supporting a Good Cause

May 18, 2017 / DeMotte, Indiana, USA

Purolite joins power industry professionals in a golf benefit to raise money in support of cancer research.

CPhi/InformEx 2017

May 17, 2017 / Philadelphia, PA

Purolite exhibited at CPhi/InformEx that ran from May 16 – 18, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, PA. Conference delegates and industry professionals gathered over three days to strategically address the challenges and future opportunities of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

2017 AZ Water Association Conference

May 8, 2017 / Phoenix, AZ, USA

PFCs and arsenic water treatment solutions were hot topics at this year's convention and exhibition for the Arizona Water Association, attended this year by Purolite's Dave La Rose and Grant King.

Purolite® A300E Removes Uranium Contamination from Potable Water

Mar 20, 2017 / California, USA

Uranium is a naturally occurring radioactive element that can contaminate potable drinking water and negatively impact our health. Purolite resins are highly effective at removing uranium from potable water systems—large and small—keeping drinking water safe.

February is Heart Health Month

Feb 14, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, USA

Purolite promotes healthy hearts both through awareness-boosting events, as well as through serious APIs.

Mentoring for all Ages & Stages

Feb 6, 2017 / Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Purolite takes pride in thoroughly training our technical and sales employees—and the training doesn’t stop at a specific point in time. Senior leaders are always ready, willing and able to extend experienced assistance and time, and our Canadian Technical Sales team illustrates this concept well!

USA Celebrates Super Bowl LI

Feb 3, 2017 / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

The Philadelphia production plant and the Bala Cynwyd headquarters showed their gameday excitement with a Super Bowl Celebration Lunch. Fun was had as employees enjoyed traditional game day treats and talk about the game.

Energy Generation Conference (EGC) 2017

Jan 25, 2017 / Bismarck, ND

Purolite's Frank Burinsky and Oliver Baumann were in Bismarck, ND the week of January 24 – 26 to discuss how Purolite resins can improve the efficiency of ion exchange and condensate polishing systems used in power generation.

Purolite Training Seminars Enhance Understanding of Ion Exchange Technologies

Jan 18, 2017 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite's global technical experts offer customized technical training sessions for ion exchange applications including industrial demineralization, metals recovery, decolorization, odor & taste control, groundwater remediation, power applications and much more. From basic training to advanced system analysis, Purolite experts help employees working with engineering companies, OEMs, and municipal and industrial IEX system operations gain a better understanding of the technologies to build better systems and get their jobs done more efficiently and effectively.

ISOE ALARA Symposium for Nuclear Power Professionals

Jan 9, 2017 / Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Terry Heller and Darrel Shaffer can be found in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA attending the 2017 ISOE ALARA Symposium for radiation protection professionals. Attendees should visit Booth 21 to talk to Terry and Darrell about Purolite's nuclear grade macroporous cation & anion solutions for source term reduction, as well as Coseq® 73 highly selective precoat media for cobalt sequestration.

Vegetables, Cookies, Cheese and Smiles

Dec 14, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite's Bala Cynwyd headquarters hosted an employee Cookie & Snack day today. Open for all to participate, Puroliters took their time to prepare vegetable platters, cookie trays, cheese & crackers, dips, chips and lots of other snacks for all to enjoy.

Purolite Philadelphia Raises Money for Children's Hospital

Dec 6, 2016 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

Purolite office and production employees in Philadelphia raised over $7,400 this year in support of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Children's Fund. On November 29, 2016, local radio station WOGL hosted a radiothon where representatives from our top fundraising departments volunteered on the phones to support the cause.

Shallow Shell® Technology resins are Highlighted in an IWC Technical Paper

Nov 9, 2016 / San Antonio, TX

Francis Boodoo, Purolite's Director of Applied Technologies, presented a peer-reviewed technical paper on SST resins entitled, "Reducing Demineralizer Cost with Shallow Shell Resins" at the International Water Conference.

Purolite Expertise in SAGD Contributes to the Produced Water Sessions at IWC in San Antonio, TX

Nov 7, 2016 / San Antonio, TX

Don Downey, Purolite's Canadian Sales Manager, and Chris Graham, Technical Specialist, contribute their expertise to the Produced Water Conditioning for Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery Systems technical sessions at the 2016 IWC convention in San Antonio.

A UTSA Visit at IWC

Nov 7, 2016 / San Antonio, Texas

Students from the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA) get a tour of the IWC exhibitors' floor and mini course in ion exchange technology by Tony Navarrete of GE Power and Water and Purolite's Chris Friesen. Great to meet all of the students at the show!

USA Tournament Final Results

Nov 3, 2016 / Philadelphia, PA, USA

In the annual Cornhole Game competition between the USA production plant in Philadelphia and the corporate headquarters in Bala Cynwyd, the Cropdusters took home the gold, keeping the trophy at the plant. Second place went to the Bala Bashers, who played well in the face of fierce competition.

Fly through Purolite Life Sciences' state-of-the-art new facility

Oct 27, 2016 / Wales, UK

Discover Purolite's large-scale UK manufacturing facility for the production of agarose resins for the biologics industry, due for completion in 2017.

Purolite Removes Perchlorate from Municipal Drinking Water Systems

Sep 22, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite's complete line of Purolite® ion exchange resins for perchlorate keep water safe and clean. Purolite has highly effective solutions to bring levels of perchlorate to zero detect. Although the US EPA has not yet set a MCL for Perchlorate, this chemical meets Safe Drinking Water Act criteria for regulation as a contaminant, and a MCL level will be set in the near future. Various states have MCLs and MCLGs to meet, as low as 1 µg/L.

Teeing off at the Culligan Product Fair

Sep 14, 2016 / Battle Creek, MI

At the fair, on the greens, and in the field—Purolite proudly supports Culligan Dealers with local technical support, fast fulfillment and high-quality products for all water issues. Oliver Baumann and Frank Burinsky of Purolite had a fantastic time at the Culligan Dealer's event in Michigan.

Having Safe Water is Critical to Producing Safe Food

Aug 25, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Keep your food production safe and your water in compliance. Purolite ion exchange resins remove arsenic, toxic heavy metals and contaminants from wells, watering systems for livestock, and production feed and rinse water. In fact, Ferrix™ regenerated arsenic media is playing a major role in food safety for a major egg producer in the USA.

Purolite Helps California Facility Conserve Water While Lowering Treatment Costs

Aug 14, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

SST® resins were selected and installed at a large California drinking water facility to treat nitrates and high hardness levels. Plant operators are beyond satisfied that salt usage and rinse water savings are at 50%! SST resins use an advanced bead structure to increase regeneration efficiency, reduce leakage and fouling, and conserve rinse and dilution water so that systems run better, with less expense and enhanced performance.

Purolite A520E Nitrate Selective Resin for Nitrate Removal

Aug 5, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

A major Southern California drinking water plant has selected Purolite® A520E for nitrate remediation because of the resin's superior capacity for nitrate removal. The plant is now in service, sending safe drinking water to the public. Safe water begins with superior treatment. Learn more about our nitrate removal products and determine which is best for your municipal system.

Show Off Your Water Quality Report

Jul 5, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite provides complete turnkey change-out services and media regeneration services for arsenic to help public water systems meet maximum contaminant level goals. Ferrix A33E is infused with iron oxide for extreme selectivity for arsenic. And best of all, it can be regenerated though an NSF/ANSI 61 approved process with full chain of custody documentation. Whether contamination results from naturally occurring substances, or man-made sources, Purolite resins and environmentally sound processes keep your water clean, clear and safe.

Multi Contaminant Removal Through Ion Exchange Resins

Jun 10, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Purolite ion exchange resins for multi-contaminant removal drastically reduce contaminants found in residential, commercial and industrial drinking water. Unlike traditional multi-tank systems that require a large footprint and are expensive to operate, Purolite resins work together in layered-bed, single-tank designs that can remove multiple contaminants at once. This approach not only saves on system footprint, but also reduces the costs associated with water consumption, regeneration chemicals and wastewater disposal.

What to do When Ion Exchange Resins Become Fouled?

Jun 4, 2016 / Bala Cynwyd, PA

Suspended solids and other contaminants can wreak havoc on IEX system performance. Regular cleaning can prevent accumulation of solids and extend resin life. Ensuring proper regenerant quantity and proactively following step-by-step procedures for tackling fouling by bacteria, algae, iron, manganese, organics and oil can help get your system back to operating efficiently. Taking time to learn about procedures for cleaning fouled or contaminated resins can lead to better system performance.

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