Donaldson opens new life sciences technical center

NEWS RELEASE: Donaldson Company Invests in New Life Sciences Technical Center

Research Triangle Park, a North Carolina technology and biotech hub, is Donaldson’s choice for the latest expansion of its life sciences footprint

The Donaldson Isolere Bio team develops novel, proprietary IsoTag reagents. [Photo courtesy of Donaldson]

MINNEAPOLIS — Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), a leading worldwide provider of innovative filtration products and solutions, announced its commitment to broadening its life sciences reach with the opening of a 25,000-square-foot life sciences technical center in Research Triangle Park (RTP). Donaldson brands located or under development at the facility include Isolere Bio, Purilogics, Solaris Biotech and Univercells Technologies.The technical center at 5 Lab Drive in RTP is centrally located on a campus supporting emerging biotechnology companies and includes moder…
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Donaldson buys biotech Isolere Bio

Filtration manufacturer Donaldson Co. (NYSE:DCI) has purchased early-stage biotech Isolere Bio.

The deal expands Minneapolis-based Donaldson’s life sciences business. Durham, North Carolina-based Isolere Bio develops new and proprietary IsoTag reagents and filtration processes used for the purification and streamlined manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals.

“Aimed initially at the purification of viral vectors used for cell and gene therapies, IsoTag reagents are designed to substantially improve product quality and purity with faster timelines compared to competing solutions, enabling accelerated and more affordable delivery of life-changing therapies to patients globally,” Donaldson said in a news release.

Donaldson Chair, President and CEO Tod Carpenter said the acquisition positions Donaldson “to create premier separation and filtration solutions for emerging genetic-based drugs.”

Donaldson also recently purchased So…

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