Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany is a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work in 66 countries to improve the quality of life for patients, to foster the success of customers and to help meet global challenges. The organization has extensive microbiology expertise in separations, Milli-Q® Lab Water solutions, Sigma Aldrich® lab chemicals, antibodies, Millipore® cell culture, biomarker analysis, live-cell analysis, flow and imaging flow cytometry, and microbial contaminant biomonitoring for basic, applied, and pharmaceutical research and manufacturing, including in the safety and analysis of food and beverage production. With the combined expertise of Sigma Aldrich, Millipore, and BioControl, Merck offers a complete range of high-quality microbiology testing solutions with a comprehensive approach providing regulatory expertise, substantial service, and trust. We solve safe.