1990 The high demand for products throughout the world was the impetus to grow the global salesforce, develop new product lines and build new manufacturing plants.
1991 Opened Canada sales office.
1992 Purolite began negotiations to establish a manufacturing site under the name Virolite Functional Partners, a joint venture between Viromet SA, a majority State-owned Romanian Chemical Company and Purolite Limited. Purolite purchased all shares in Virolite Polimeri Functionali SA in 2004 and changed name to Purolite SRL.
1992 Opened Romania factory with a sales office
1993 Opened Gdynia, Poland and Barcelona, Spain sales offices
1994 Opened Singapore, Czech Republic and Moscow, Russia sales offices.
1995 Purolite enters the Chinese market, co-investing with Hangzhou Zhengguang Chemical Group to establish Hangzhou Purolite Zhengguang Chemical Co.,Ltd. Sales offices open in the country, including Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Jinan, Deqing, Shenyang, Xian, Xingjiang and Shangai. The China manufacturing plant opened and became the world’s largest producer of cation and anion resins as well as adsorbents and catalysts. Began building a new manufacturing plant in Romania. Purolite purchased all shares of Hangzhou Purolite Zhengguang Chemical Co in 2004 and changes name to Purolite (China) Ltd.
1996 Opened St. Petersburg, Russia and Almaty, Kazakhstan sales offices.
1997 Opened Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine and Taiwan sales offices. Completed construction of state of art IER production plant in Victoria, Romania. The plant was commissioned successfully in Q4.
1998 Opened Seoul, Korea sales office.
1999 Opened São Paulo, Brazil sales office.