A part of Merck


About Us
Merck Millipore + Sigma-Aldrich = Merck’s life science business

Operating in the U.S. and Canada as MilliporeSigma

What We Do

In late 2015, Merck Millipore joined forces with Sigma-Aldrich. Our combined organization, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the United States and Canada, is the life science business of Merck – and a global leader in the $125 billion life science industry.

Our shared purpose is to solve the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community. Together, we offer a broad portfolio of more than 300,000 products, including many of the most highly respected brands in the industry. Our offerings span every step of the biotech/biopharma production chain, creating a complete end-to-end workflow with enhanced customer service, a simplified interface and a leading e-commerce and distribution platform.

Merck’s life science business operates 65 manufacturing sites worldwide and employs more than 19,000 people in 66 countries. This geographic reach, combined with our innovative portfolio, industry-leading capabilities, and a culture that fosters curiosity and collaboration, uniquely positions us to anticipate and fulfill our customers’ needs – and solve their toughest life science problems.

Key Facts about life science at Merck

> €5 billion
Group Headquarters:
Darmstadt, Germany
Number of Employees:
~ 19,000
Number of Products:
More than 300,000
Solutions & Services for:
Research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies.