World-class teams and state-of-the-art equipment enable unparalleled process R&D capabilities at our facility located in Shanghai's WaiGaoQiao free trade zone.

We maximize efficiency and productivity for our clients by integrating our process chemists, process engineers, and process analytical scientists at one location.

Our People

We have built one of the industry's largest PR&D teams including 500 experienced chemists and analysts led by over 20 "Returnees" with overseas education and industry experience. Our highly experienced team can handle a multitude of process development projects spanning various stages of development and is well respected by our clients.

Our Facility

  • 26 Chemistry Labs
  • 3 Kilo Labs
  • 3 Analytical Labs
  • Process Engineering Labs

Our Equipment

We use plant simulating kits during process development to understand the critical parameters required to support scale-up and bring our clients assurance in supply. Our key process R&D equipment includes:

  • Jacketed Reaction Flasks (100 mL to 30 L)
  • Temperature Control Circulators (-80 to 200C)
  • Radleys 6- & 12-Reaction Station Carousels
  • Differential Scanning and Mettler RC1 Reaction Calorimeters
  • Flow Chemistry Setup
  • Programmable Syringe Pumps

Building on the foundations of STA business, we understand from personal experience what you need and expect from a service provider.

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