As a part of the Asahi Kasei Group’s sharpening focus on healthcare-related fields, Asahi Kasei Bioprocess is steadily developing its range of advanced manufacturing solutions for the bioprocess industry. The company is the established global market leader in virus filtration products with Planova™ virus removal filters having accumulated over 20 years of trusted use in the production of biotherapeutics.
In 1989, through continued development of its membrane and fiber technology, Asahi Kasei launched the world’s first filter designed specifically for virus removal for biotherapeutics, such as biopharmaceuticals and plasma-derived drug products. Since then, Planova™ filters have received global acclaim for their superior performance in virus removal.
An innovative line-up of equipment solutions for bioprocessing —including chromatography equipment, inline buffer dilution systems, and virus filtration and integrity testing systems— are also available from Asahi Kasei Medical's wholly owned US subsidiary Asahi Kasei Bioprocess America, Inc.