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SDK and BIA Separations expanding their co-operation

Villach, Austria, July 29, 2014
BIA Separations GmbH and its co-owner and trusted business partner Showa Denko K. K. decided to facilitate the access and secure the long term supply of the BIA Separations products and their applications in the following counties: Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, North Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Taiwan, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, United States Territories, Mongolia and Myanmar.
With the date of this announcement Showa Denko is taking over the responsibility for all existing BIA Separations customers in the said territory and at the same time BIA Separations is stopping its activities. Both parties are confident this agreement will result in much better support to the users of BIA Separations products in the said territory.

About SDK

SDK is conducting a separation/refining business, developing, manufacturing, and selling various products pertaining to high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC*). SDK has been providing a wide variety of analytical HPLC columns** with the brand name of “ShodexTM” for more than 40 years. The ShodexTM columns are delivered to wide-ranging customers in the world, including public institutions and R&D/quality control sectors of private enterprises, through the Showa Denko Group’s global sales network. For more information about SDK, please visit www.sdk.co.jp or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

About BIA Separations

BIA Separations is the only worldwide developer and manufacturer of CIM Convective Interaction Media® -- short monolithic chromatographic columns optimized for the separation and purification of large bio-molecules and viral particles on the laboratory and industrial scale. For more information about BIA Separations, please visit www.biaseparations.com or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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