As a part of the Asahi Kasei Group's sharpening focus on healthcare-related fields, in 2011 Asahi Kasei acquired Crystal IS - a U.S. manufacturer of Aluminum Nitride semiconductor material headquartered in upstate NY. Crystal IS' Klaran product line leverages the unique properties of Aluminum Nitride to provide premium deep UV germicidal LEDs.
Klaran partners with innovative industry leaders to integrate on-demand disinfection in point- of-use water and point-of-care healthcare applications to assure true, reliable and effective germicidal performance.
Asahi Kasei is a diversified holding company with more than 33,000 employees serving customers in over 100 counties. The Asahi Kasei Group contributes to life and living for people around the world through technical innovation in materials, homes and healthcare business sectors.