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May 20, 2013
Contact: Cait Healey

Vince Wilfork Visits EMD Millipore’s Jaffrey, NH Manufacturing Facility and Thanks Employees for Supporting
the Vince Wilfork Foundation

May 20, 2013, Billerica, MA — EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, was pleased to host New England Patriots captain and defensive lineman, Vince Wilfork, his wife Bianca, and teammates Justin Francis and Marcus Forston at its Jaffrey facility on May 15, 2013.  

Vince Wilfork is greeted by an excited employee while touring EMD Millipore's Jaffrey, NH facility.Who:      
  • EMD Millipore
  • Vince Wilfork, captain and defensive lineman for the New England Patriots
  • Justin Francis, defensive end for the New England Patriots
  • Marcus Forston, defensive tackle for the New England Patriots 
  • Bianca Wilfork, wife of Vince Wilfork
  • Ashley Irving, girlfriend of Marcus Forston

Vince Wilfork personally thanks EMD Millipore Jaffrey employees for donating the most funds of all EMD Millipore New England sites during his fall “Tackle Diabetes” campaign.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

EMD Millipore, Jaffrey, NH 

Since 2011, EMD Millipore has supported the Vince Wilfork Foundation and its efforts to fund critical research at several leading diabetes institutions including Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston and the Diabetes Research Institution in Florida. Last year, EMD Millipore committed to provide $300,000 to the Vince Wilfork Foundation over the next three years.

Addressing diabetes is an important initiative for EMD Millipore as a number of products from the company’s Multiplex line are used in diabetes research.

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About EMD Millipore
EMD Millipore is the Life Science division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, offers a broad range of innovative, performance products, services and business relationships that enable our customers' success in research, development and production of biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies. Through dedicated collaboration on new scientific and engineering insights, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the Life Science Tools industry, EMD Millipore serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science.

Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, the division has around 10,000 employees, operations in 66 countries and 2012 revenues of €2.6 billion.