Johnson Matthey buys Reaxa scavengers business

The QuadraPure and QuadraSil product ranges will be combined with the established Smopex metal scavenging range to make up the newly formed Johnson Matthey Scavenging Technologies Business

Smopex fibres complete the Johnson Matthey family of metal scavengers

Johnson Matthey has acquired the metal scavenging business of Reaxa, which incorporates the QuadraPure and QuadraSil product ranges.

The company says that this acquisition significantly enhances both the range of functionalities and types of supports it offers.

Available alongside the established Smopex metal scavenging range and together making up the newly formed Johnson Matthey Scavenging Technologies Business, the extended range of products is particularly suitable for use in the pharmaceutical and electronics industries and is available in a variety of engineered formats.

‘This bolt-on acquisition reinforces our commitment to metal recovery and product purification,’ says Jamie Conway-Baker, business manager, Scavenging Technologies. ‘Depending on our customers’ varied requirements we can now provide a complete solution, across a range of industries.’

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