Alfa Aesar

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Alfa Aesar, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific is a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, metals, and life science products for research and development.
For more than 50 years, scientists have relied on Alfa Aesar to supply high purity raw materials for a variety of research and development applications. Today we offer over 46,000 products in stock, in sizes from gram-scale catalog items to semi-bulk and bulk production quantities. With custom manufacturing capabilities to supply many more specialized items, we are a one-stop source for research chemicals, metals and materials.
Our product line consists of a comprehensive range of inorganic, organic and organometallic compounds; pure metals and elements; precious metal compounds and catalysts; biochemicals; fuel cell products; nanomaterials; rare earths; analytical products; and select laboratory equipment.
Alfa Aesar is a trusted, service-oriented company. Product quality is of paramount importance, but production expertise is just the beginning. Factors such as product availability, packaging and delivery are just as crucial to meeting and exceeding your expectations. Our established quality process ensures a high level of service and a promise of continually striving for perfection. With most catalog items in stock for same-day shipment, and a friendly and knowledgeable staff, we provide customers with an unsurpassed level of service.
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    New Lab Start-Up Program now available in Europe

    News | 14 Aug 2015

    A Johnson Matthey Company, has extended its New Lab Start-Up Program to include Europe.

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    Johnson Matthey agrees sale of Research Chemicals Business Alfa Aesar

    News | 10 Jul 2015

    Johnson Matthey announces that it has agreed to divest its Alfa Aesar Research Chemicals business to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, for £256 million in cash, subject to typical post-closing adjustments.

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    New Heterogeneous Catalyst Kit

    Products | 23 Jun 2015

    Alfa Aesar is pleased to announce the new Heterogeneous Catalyst Kit - developed by Johnson Matthey Catalysis and Chiral Technologies - is now available.

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    New Office opening in Cambridge, UK

    News | 2 Jun 2015

    1st June 2015 – Heysham, UK – Alfa Aesar, A Johnson Matthey Company has announced that it opened a new commercial office in Cambridge UK on Monday 1st June 2015.

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    New Lab Start-Up Program 2015

    News | 28 May 2015

     May, 27, 2015 – Ward Hill, MA – Alfa Aesar, A Johnson Matthey Company, has a New Lab Start-Up Program available.

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