Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
WHEN YOU’VE PROSPERED IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 300 YEARS, YOU MUST HAVE DONE A FEW THINGS RIGHT.

Prospering in business for over 300 years

We’ve made history – but that’s no reason to sit back and relax. We are the world’s oldest pharmaceutical...more

We’ve made history – but that’s no reason to sit back and relax. We are the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company with roots dating back to the year 1668. Since that time, a lot has happened, we’ve achieved a great deal – and a strong future lies ahead of us.

The formula for a better life? We’re working on it – every day!

Products for a better life

Ambitious goals, for example better quality of life. To this end, we’re not pursuing short-term trends,...more

Ambitious goals, for example better quality of life. To this end, we’re not pursuing short-term trends, but are focusing on our strengths in the business sectors Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials, including the development of new, innovative products and solutions as well as cooperative partnerships with our customers. These interactions are what enable us to transform good ideas into marketable products.

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General information about our company

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. 
Founded in 1668, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany holds the global rights to the "Merck" name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.

WHO WE ARE

Who we are
A pioneering company that advances technologies for life.

WE ARE MERCK KGAA, DARMSTADT, GERMANY

We are Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Over the past 10 years we have...

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In the USA and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate as EMD Serono in Healthcare, MilliporeSigma in Life Science and EMD Performance Materials. To reflect such fact and to avoid any misconception of the reader of the publication certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publication have been substituted or additional descriptions have been added. Publications on this homepage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical version of the publications provided outside the United States and Canada.
 

HEADQUARTERS

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Frankfurter Straße 250
64293 Darmstadt
Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 6151 72-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6151 72-2000
CEO: Karl-Ludwig Kley
 
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Using nutshells for climate impact mitigation

In November 2014, cashew and coconut shells ushered in a green era at our company production site in Goa in western India. This waste material generates climate-neutral electricity.

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Sweating for the rainforest

Employees of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, have been helping to conserve the rainforest in Thailand for many years now. Recently, almost 300 volunteers planted 10,000 trees in a single day.

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