Purolite Welcomes Michael Widmer to the Team

Purolite is proud to announce Michael Widmer as the Plant Manager of our new King of Prussia Manufacturing Facility. Michael is currently working with Global Operations Manager Satish Bapat and the contractors on the construction of the new site.

Michael will have full responsibility for the operation of the new manufacturing facility, which will include the manufacturing of APIs for human consumption and agarose resin. When complete, the new facility will have approximately 70 employees and include two API manufacturing suites. It will also include a full-sized agarose manufacturing lab with QC and QA functions.

With 20+ years of API manufacturing experience, Michael is familiar with most types of processing, both chemical and biological. He has worked in chemical processing making APIs, vaccines and monoclonal antibodies, mainly through chromatography. His most recent position was as the Physical Operations Manager at an API facility, completing the dry side of the operation, Including drying, milling, micronization and packaging of the products. 

Michael has a unique chemical processing background combined with cGMP experience in manufacturing and performance in clean rooms, allowing him to train and lead his team to execute at a high level in cGMP and GLP practices.
While not at work, Michael enjoys spending time with his children and watching them play sports. He is an avid soccer fan and enjoys watching it both in-person and on TV.

“I am very fortunate and excited to join the Purolite team.  I look forward to this new challenge, I am here to help move forward and grow the company within the "resin world.”

Please join us in welcoming Michael to the team!

Contact
Office: 610-668-9090 Ext. 800
Mobile: 856-472-0395
michael.widmer@purolite.com