Our Separation and Purification Group

ITOCHU Chemicals America Inc. (ICAI) is a leading distributor and marketer of inorganic, organic, functional and specialty chemicals as well as plastic and rubber. With a focus on providing world-class service and unparalleled expertise, ICAI offers over 500 products that help to do everything that include: making water cleaner, automobile brakes safer, computer chips faster, automotive paints more durable, and everyday products more innovative. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, ICAI maintains its quality management control, full customer satisfaction, and continuous improvement in all aspects of quality assurance.

ICAI's Separation and Purification group is the exclusive distributor for premium ion exchange resins from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (branded under Diaion, Sepabeads, MCIGEL, and Relite), Iron and Manganese Removal media from Quantum (branded under DMI65), Chromatography silica from Zeochem, as well as filtration and membrane products. Our group is also involved in acid and base resin catalysis for hydrolysis, esterification, and other type of reactions including biocatalysis and the use of enzyme immobilization techniques.  

What is NEW at ICAI's Separation and Purification Group? 

Mitsubishi Chemical has launched its new series of ion exchange resins for protein and antibody purification under the new name of Chromspeed and MabSpeed. Strong and weak cation and anion exchangers are available in large commercial quantities.

Also Mabspeed rP, the first affinity Protein A resin from Mitsubishi Chemical, has been launched successfully and available in bulk quantities.

If you are interested in protein crystallography, check out the new XtalSpeed HPLC columns!