Phenomenex is a company that develops, manufactures and supplies columns and accessories for the separation, analysis and purification of chemicals and bio-chemicals. The company provides a selection of separation columns and consumables from a single supplier. Phenomenex s products are designed specifically for the analysis of basic drugs, polymers, carbohydrates, proteins and environmental pollutants. While Phenomenex s range of products applies to many fields in separation sciences, current product areas have focused on liquid and gas chromatography and solid phase extraction. Phenomenex has subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Germany and Australia that supply and support customers in nearly 60 countries throughout the world. The company, founded in 1982, maintains headquarters in Torrance, Calif., and employs nearly 250 people.