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Press Releases

October 1, 2020

Gelest Shareholders Close Sale to Mitsubishi Chemical. Jonathan Goff Appointed as Gelest Chief Technology Officer

We are proud to announce that as of October 1, 2020 we are officially a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. As we continue to enhance our offerings and intensify our extensive R&D and manufacturing capabilities, this integration provides greater resources to accelerate growth and superior value for our customers. Gelest is a global leader in silicones, organosilanes, metal-organics, and specialty monomers technology, manufacturing, and supply for high-growth materials-science intensive applications such as medical devices, life sciences, microelectronics, and personal care.

Gelest also announces Dr. Jonathan Goff is promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Goff has been at Gelest since 2009 and currently manages the Polymer Development, Technical Services, Silanes & Metal-Organic, Research Engineering and Quality Control groups. Dr. Goff received his Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science & Engineering from Virginia Tech, is cited as inventor on 12 patents, and has published over 40 technical articles.


August 3, 2020

Ensured Biosafe Availability Through Teamwork

We teamed up with suppliers to overcome material supply shortages to ensure the surging demand for BIOSAFE is met for all customers, especially healthcare professionals.


March 12, 2020

BIOSAFE Antimicrobial Production Ramps

BIOSAFE® Antimicrobials are found in a wide range of EPA-approved applications among them: Certainty® SmartBoost™ Laundry Additive for healthcare uniforms, NWA Quat Keeper™ Foodservice Towels for restaurants and cafeterias, and King Microshield® for medical equipment and facilities. These are used to preserve treated articles by preventing the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria, fungi, mold and mildew.


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