Asahi Kasei America, Inc. (AKA), established in 1971, is the North American Regional Headquarters of Asahi Kasei Group. This company provides supports for growth to North American group companies through administrative services including HR, IT, accounting, and IP as well as cross-sectional marketing activities. Along with its admin duties, AKA also operates the material businesses of Ceolus™, microcrystalline cellulose, and PIMEL™, photosensitive dielectric material.
Ceolus™High Performance Microcrystalline Cellulose products for pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements use
Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital was established in 2008 and is focused on investing in innovative startups in areas of strategic importance to Asahi Kasei and the primary mission is to create new business opportunities. The team is based in Menlo Park and the Boston area.
Crystal IS, Inc. is a U.S.-based manufacturer of proprietary, high-performance UVC LEDs. Our Klaran line of UVC LED solutions are suitable for water, surface and air disinfection in a variety of applications, including consumer and commercial appliances, medical devices and equipment, and more. Our Optan line of UVC LEDs enable sensors that provide real-time data collection.
Klaran™Klaran UVC LEDs, water reactors, and related solutions built for water, surface and air disinfection.
Optan™Optan UVC LEDs enable sensors that can provide real-time data collection for water, environmental and industrial systems.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) began in the 1980s when the Asahi Kasei Group began developing its semiconductor business. AKM’s solutions include magnetic sensors as well as high-quality, low-power audio and voice ICs. AKM continues to develop unique new products that create value for our customers by combining circuit and material technology with package and software innovation.
AK09940NUltra-low power tri-axis sensor with 10 nT/LSB magnetic sensitivity maximizes position-tracking accuracy for VR, AR and MR.
Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. (APNA) is a leading compounder of high performance engineered thermoplastics and specialty polypropylene compounds. Headquartered in Fowlerville, Michigan, APNA has two other locations in Athens, Alabama, and Querétaro, Mexico. The products made from APNA can be found in everyday products around the home, as well as the industrial and automotive segments throughout the world.
Thermylene®Chemically coupled polypropylene for conventional structural components and aesthetically appealing thin-walled applications. **Fan Shroud made with Thermylene® 30% GF PP
Leona™High performance PA66 family products that go beyond the standard applications. **High Strength Self-Tapping Composite Nut made with Leona™ 55% GF PA 66+6i
Xyron™Modified Polyphenylene Ether with an outstanding range of heat resistance and excellent dimensional stability. **Hybrid Electric Battery Module made with Xyron™ Modified PPE+PP
Tenac™Acetal with natural lubricity, beautiful aesthetics and low VOC options. ** Lumbar Support Mat made with Tenac™ C-Z Series: Ultra-Low VOC POM
Sage Automotive is one of the world’s leading providers of automotive interior materials—seating, door panel surfaces, and headliners—to automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Global offices and manufacturing locations include the U.S., Japan, China, Brazil, Korea, India, Thailand, Mexico, and Europe. Sage enjoys core strengths in consumer research, sustainability and innovative problem solving for the OEM. Sage’s vision is to be the market leader in design, engineering, and technical capability supported by world class manufacturing.
Sun Plastech, Inc. manufactures and distributes ASACLEAN™ Purging Compounds which clean primary plastic machinery. ASACLEAN™ is #1 worldwide and offers grades for injection molding, extrusion, blow-molding, & blown-film. These mechanical, chemical, & hybrid grades are engineered for optimal performance based on process, temperatures, and resins. Benefits include: faster changeovers/reduced downtime, removal of color/carbon contamination, reduced screw-pulls, lower scrap/reject rate, increased productivity and greater cost savings.
ASACLEAN™ U GradeSPI’s top general purpose grade facilitated this on-the-fly color change in injection molding cutting changeover time by 73%.
ASACLEAN™ EX GradeOur best cleaner peels easily off the screw and saves up to 92% in maintenance downtime for injection molders & extruders.
ASACLEAN™ NCR GradeNCR & other chemical purging compounds are ideal for changeovers & carbon contamination in extrusion processes.
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Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc. is a wholly owned US subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Medical Co., Ltd., a global solution provider to the biologics manufacturing industry. Together, we help biologics manufacturers safely and efficiently produce medicines that patients can trust, by dependably supplying innovative yet exceptionally reliable bioprocess consumables, equipment and scientific support services. With over 30 years of trusted use in the production of biotherapeutics, Planova™ virus removal filters anchor our product portfolio which includes chromatography equipment, IBD™ inline buffer dilution systems and cGMP-ready automated platforms for virus filtration.
Planova™The Pioneer Virus Filter with Proven Reliability Since 1989
Fluid ManagementFluid management solutions that unlock efficiencies, improve safety and drive productivity in drug manufacturing.
Asahi Kasei Pharma America (AKP America) is a U.S. biotechnology company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Pharma Corp. Our lead product, ART 123 (recombinant human thrombomodulin alpha, marketed as RecomodulinR in Japan), is a late-stage biologic drug candidate being developed for severe sepsis with coagulopathy.
Our management team brings a unique combination of corporate development, global drug development and strategic alliance experience.
ZOLL® Medical Corporation is focused on improving outcomes with novel resuscitation and acute critical care technology. Our medical products and software solutions help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, lay rescuers, and the military provide life-saving care every day. ZOLL delivers technology that advances emergency care and benefits patients.
LifeVest®Wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD)