Avantor to Acquire RIM Bio

Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Through the acquisition, Avantor will have access to RIM’s Changzhou, China, facility, making it Avantor’s first single-use production plant in the AMEA region.

Avantor announced on June 1, 2021 that it has acquired RIM Bio, a manufacturer of single-use bioprocess bags and assemblies for biopharmaceutical manufacturing applications located in China.

Through the acquisition, Avantor will have access to RIM’s Changzhou, China, facility, making it Avantor’s first single-use production plant in the Africa, Middle East, Asia (AMEA) region, Avantor said in a company press release. Avantor plans to use RIM’s proprietary technologies and lead times to provide single-use customers with differentiated offerings.

"Adding RIM Bio enables Avantor to better serve our customers by expanding our single-use manufacturing, distribution, and cleanroom capabilities to the AMEA region,” said Ger Brophy, executive vice-president, Biopharma Production at Avantor, in the press release. “RIM serves as an anchor for us to build our presence in this key region, as we better position Avantor to capture long-term opportunities in the growing, global bioproduction space."

Source: Avantor