Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Chemicals & Reagents for Analytics
Drug Delivery Compounds
Millipore & Chemikine ELISA Kits
As a division of Merck KGaA of Germany, Merck Millipore offers a broad spectrum of proven tools and technologies, together with performance solutions innovations, dedicated to helping our customers succeed in the research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies. Comprised of three business units—Bioscience, Lab Solutions, and Process Solutions— Merck Millipore is a top tier supplier to the life science industry, and serves as a strategic partner for scientists, engineers, and researchers.
Merck Millipore, known within North America as EMD Millipore, is part of the Merck Group, a global pharmaceutical and chemical company which generated total revenues of EUR 9.3 billion in 2010 and has 40,000 dedicated employees worldwide.
With roots dating back to 1668, Merck is the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. From the start of industrial production in 1827, to initial research on liquid crystals more than 100 years ago, up to Merck’s entry into targeted cancer therapy with the launch of Erbitux®, the company’s history clearly demonstrates the pioneering spirit of the people at Merck.
In its Merck Serono division, the Merck Group discovers, develops, manufactures and markets innovative prescription medicines. In its Consumer Health Care division the Merck Group sells therapeutic pharmaceutical products. The portfolio in the Performance Materials division consists of products such as liquid crystals mixtures for televisions and pigments for automotive coatings and cosmetics.
Since going public in 1995, Merck’s operating activities are under the umbrella of Merck KGaA. Today, 30 percent of the company’s total capital is publicly traded, while 70 percent remains family owned. Merck Millipore is a division of Merck Germany.
Chemicals & Reagents
Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company whose biochemical, organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrichcustomers include more than 1.3 million scientists and technologists in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and industry. The Company operates in 35 countries and has nearly 9,000 employees whose objective is to provide excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to accelerating customer success through innovation and leadership in Life Science and High Technology.