A part of MilliporeSigma


About Us
EMD Millipore + Sigma-Aldrich = MilliporeSigma
The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

What We Do

In late 2015, EMD 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 KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – 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.

MilliporeSigma 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 KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

> €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.