Alfa Aesar

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Alfa Aesar, a Johnson Matthey Company, ( is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of research chemicals, metals and materials. With over 45,000 products listed in its catalogs, Alfa Aesar is the single source for customers’ needs for chemicals and materials in sizes for research and scale up.

The Alfa Aesar catalog carries materials for biological research, organic compounds, high purity inorganics, pure elements, alloys, precious metal catalysts, AA/ICP standards and more. Alfa Aesar has sales offices and distribution facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia and a distributor network covering the globe. This video is an overview of the 50th anniversary of Alfa Aesar and the milestones in our history.


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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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