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Avantor® to Collaborate with GeminiBio to Bring Custom Hydrated Solutions and Cell Culture Media to Biopharma Customers
GeminiBio collaborates with Avantor to offer custom cGMP solutions to enhance process efficiency and accelerate speed-to-market

RADNOR, Pa., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Avantor, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR), a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries has entered into an agreement with GeminiBio to deliver custom hydrated solutions and cell culture media to the biopharma industry.

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GeminiBio Expands Their Facility at 920 Stillwater Rd
GeminiBio is expanding their process liquid capabilities to meet customer demands

GeminiBio’s commitment to empowering process liquid workflows has taken a momentous step forward with its current construction of its expanded current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) liquid manufacturing facility.    

With this expansion GeminiBio will be able to manufacture small and large volume cGMP process liquids, including media, buffers and other liquid solutions used in upstream and downstream manufacturing. 

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GeminiBio Obtains Funding from BroadOak Capital Partners

Gemini Bio Products, which manufactures cell culture products and custom cGMP bioprocess liquids, says it has secured financing from BroadOak Capital Partners. The transaction with BroadOak provides GeminiBio additional capital to expand its cGMP liquid manufacturing facility, according to GeminiBio.

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Gemini Bio to Distribute Scinus Products in the United States

* Gemini Bio adds Scinus Bioreactor to its portfolio

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, and BILTHOVEN, The Netherlands, August 18, 2020 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini Bio”), a leading supplier of cell culture solutions and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, today announced a distribution agreement with Scinus Cell Expansion Netherlands BV (“Scinus”). Customers will now be able to purchase the Scinus Cell expansion bioreactor system directly from Gemini Bio in the US.

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Gemini Bio Opens New cGMP Facility

* New 25,000-square-foot state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility in West Sacramento, CA, quadruples manufacturing capacity as the company continues to remain focused on serving the cell and gene therapy market​

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Gemini Bio Wins Federal Contract to Support COVID-19 Testing

* Will be increasing domestic production of reagents from its California facility, as well as its manufacturing footprint​

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, June 11, 2020 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini Bio”), a leading supplier of cell culture solutions and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), today announced the receipt of a federal government contract award to supply critical products in support of the high demand for COVID-19 testing.

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Gemini Bio Announces Its Dedicated Effort to Help Support COVID-19 Research

* Gemini Bio’s Key Products are Supporting the Fight against COVID-19

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, April 29, 2020 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini” or “Gemini Bio”), a leading supplier of cell culture solutions and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, today announced its effort to help support COVID-19 research.

According to the WHO, there are over 200 countries with 2.9 million confirmed cases and over 202,000 confirmed deaths, as of the time of this release.

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A Letter to our Customers
Our Role and Responsibility in Navigating COVID-19

During this time of unprecedented uncertainty, all of us here at Gemini Bio are concerned about the safety and well-being of our families, friends, colleagues, customers and suppliers.

Our hearts are with those who have been affected personally by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as the many communities around the world that are facing extreme measures in the attempt to slow its spread.

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Gemini Bio to Distribute Celartia Products in the United States

* Gemini Bio adds Celartia’s cell culture products to its portfolio

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, and COLUMBUS, OH, January 8, 2020 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini”), a leading supplier of cell culture solutions and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, today announced a distribution agreement with Celartia, Inc. Effective immediately, customers can now purchase Celartia’s line of closed, single-use cell culture cassettes directly from Gemini.

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Gemini Bio Announces the Acquisition of ORFLO Technologies

* ORFLO’s cell analysis offering to complement Gemini’s portfolio of cell culture reagents

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, November 11, 2019 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini”), a leading provider of cell culture solutions and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), today announced the acquisition of ORFLO Technologies (“ORFLO”), an innovative life sciences instrumentation company.

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Gemini Bio-Products Announces Partnership with FroggaBio

* FroggaBio to distribute Gemini’s media and sera products across Canada​

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, October 1, 2019 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini”), a leading supplier of cell culture reagents and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, is pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement for Canada with Toronto-based FroggaBio Inc. (“FroggaBio”). Starting today, customers in Canada will be able to purchase Gemini’s current and future products directly from FroggaBio.

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Gemini Bio-Products Breaks Ground on New Facility

* New state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility to open in Q1 2020

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA, September 25th, 2019 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini”), a leading supplier of cell culture reagents and a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, today announced that it has broken ground on a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Sacramento, CA. The company expects to relocate operations to the new facility during the first quarter of 2020.

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Gemini Bio-Products to Distribute Nordmark products in the United States

* Gemini Bio-Products adds Nordmark’s Collagenase products to its portfolio

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA and HAMBURG, GERMANY, August 12, 2019 – Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“Gemini”), a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, today announced a distribution agreement with Nordmark Biochemicals, a division of Nordmark Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG (“Nordmark”). Launching this week, customers in the United States can now purchase Nordmark’s line of collagenase and neutral protease products directly from Gemini.