Our Mission & Values

It is our mission to contribute to the future of science and society by separation and purification technologies.

Our company stands on the core values of inclusive and diverse culture, team ideals that bring about one’s full potential, continuous innovation, honesty and integrity—principles that underscore the approach we take to our products—an unflagging commitment to precision and quality—and in the way we conduct business—with straightforward candor, humility and fair mutual dealing.

What we do at YMC Process Technologies Group

The YMC Process Technologies Group (formerly LEWA Bioprocess Technologies Group of LEWA-Nikkiso founded in 2000) designs, builds and installs GMP-ready process equipment for customers in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and fine chemical (API) industries - where the integrity and purity of fluids are regulated and of intrinsic importance. We are the global center of excellence for the YMC Group in pilot and production scale systems for the life sciences (biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical).

Our corporate competencies

A part of YMC Co., Ltd, we are part of a global 400 person, a 40 year old leader in separation and purification technologies, services and products which include:

  • Custom purification, synthesis & separation
  • Packed columns for analysis
  • HPLC, LPLC and SMB production scale chromatography systems
  • Separation and production of organic chemicals
  • HPLC components, systems & equipment
  • Pilot plants for separation studies
  • Equipment related to High-performance liquid chromatography
  • Contract research upon request
  • Manufacturing and sales of analysis devices
  • Production and Sales of Microreactor Systems

We are part of a global organization with locations in Europe, India, Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, USA and Japan.

Our capabilities

YPT, by integrating all aspects of process design, project management, automation, fabrication and service in a single site, we give our customers a fast, well-conceived, economical, and reliable path to processing brilliance.

From our 32,000 s.f. (~3,000 m2) manufacturing headquarters in Devens, MA (U.S.), our dedicated team of more than 50 process engineers, mechanical engineers, highly certified welders and assemblers, automation specialists and project manager produce ingenious solutions for bio/pharmaceutical pilot and production facilities—enhanced by renowned YMC resins, columns and methods insights.

Our people

With our project management capabilities and long industry experience, we understand what goes on upstream and downstream of your process, allowing us to avoid project snags and optimize systems for lifecycle costs and maximum efficiency. Our team are professionals derived from the bio/pharma industry who are backed by YMC global technology, sales and service organizations, with field offices in all major geographies.

We employ a broad range of engineers, GMP minded system designers, industry derived process engineers and subject matter experts, quality professionals, automation and electrical engineer and skilled technicians – all with the single goal of producing a highly refined system intended for use in bio/pharmaceutical facility anywhere in the world.

Global yet local

We draw from YMC’s nearly 40-year history in supplying critical separations and purification technologies to the world’s largest firms. YPT never leaves you with supplier "finger pointing" frustration.

We welcome the chance to lower your total cost of ownership (TCO), speed your time-to-market, reduce your line's footprint, and improve product consistency and integrity of your biopharmaceutical processes. And with a global network of specialists from Singapore to Tokyo—Zurich to Dublin—and Boston to San Diego, you're always close to a local YMC contact.

Your commercial and process certainty is assured with YMC Process Technologies.

YMC is located in Kyoto, Japan with facilities in India, Germany, China, Korea, Singapore and USA.