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Affinity Filters and Supports for Life Science Applications Introduced by Porex Corporation

6/4/2013 9:52:31 AM

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FAIRBURN, Ga. – Porex Corporation (“Porex”), a proven market leader in porous media solutions for the life science and healthcare markets, has introduced POREX® Affinity Filters and Supports, an innovative range of porous materials used to enhance functionality through surface modification or sorbent addition.

Used in applications as pipette tips, 96 well plates, spin columns and gravity flow centrifuge columns, POREX Affinity Filters and Supports exemplify precision, reproducibility and the critical design standards required in today’s technological products. Surface modified, blended with sorbents or used as homogeneous peptide or protein supports in purification and concentration methodologies, POREX Affinity Filters and Supports help facilitate high resolution with high flow velocity. Available in molded discs, sheets, rolls or with embedded Carbon, C8, or C18; POREX Affinity Filters and Supports are design optimized to capture, clean-up, desalt and purify peptides, proteins and oligonucleotides.

“Porex strives to create innovative solutions that solve the specific challenges of our healthcare and life science customers,” said William Midgette, President and Chief Executive Officer of Porex. Porex scientists and engineers work hard to deliver industry-leading products such as our POREX Affinity Filters and Supports that meet our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.”

About Porex Corporation

Founded in 1961 and based in Fairburn, GA, Porex is the pioneer and global leader in the development and manufacturing of porous plastic products. The Company primarily serves the healthcare and bioscience end markets, and also supports high-performance applications in the consumer and industrial sectors. Porex products serve filtration, venting, wicking, and diffusing functions in applications such as blood filters, catheter vents, specialty filters and consumable diagnostic tests.

Porex is widely recognized for its materials science expertise and proprietary designs which serve over 1,300 customers across more than 65 countries via operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Constant innovation, superior technological resources, commitment to quality and dedication to customer service distinguish POREX products as a standard of performance. For more information about Porex Corporation, visit


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