Eppendorf's products target academic and commercial
research institutes, and industries related to biotech
V Sankarnarayanan (CEO)
Life Sciences Business
Developer and distributor of life science instruments
Doshi Towers, 4th Floor, 156, Poonamallee High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai–600010, Tamil Nadu
(in Rs Crore)
Rs 73.63 Crore
Apart from life sciences research or industry, Eppendorf also
focuses on classical or standard PCR needs of agricultural sector
Eppendorf India is the Indian arm of Eppendorf AG, Germany. Headquartered in Chennai, Eppendorf
India has branch offices in all the major cities in the country. The company recorded revenue
of Rs 73.63 crore in FY 2009 over the previous years' revenue of Rs 60.14 crore.
The range of products offered by Eppendorf India includes pipettes, dispensers, centrifuges, and
also consumables like sample tubes and pipette tips. In addition, Eppendorf offers instruments and
systems for cell manipulation, automated devices for liquid handling, complete equipment for DNA
amplification and biochips.
Eppendorf India develops, produces and distributes systems for use in life sciences research
laboratories worldwide. Its products are aimed at academic and commercial research institutes
as well as industrial companies in the field of biotechnology or in other sectors that use biotech
The company offers wide range of PCR machines and consumables. The traditional Mastercycler
series of Eppendorf are available in three models such as, Mastercycler Gradient, Mastercycler
and Mastercycler Personal. In PCR consumables space, Eppendorf offers products like twin.tec PCR
plates (both 96 wells and 384 wells), 0.2ml PCR tubes, heat sealer, sealing film, sealing mat,
cap strips, capping aid, PCR tube rack and PCR cooler.
Apart from life sciences research or industry, agriculture is one of its focus segments for
classical or standard PCR. In 2007, New Brunswick Scientific became a member of the Eppendorf
Group. New Brunswick manufactures a wide range of equipment for cell growth, detection and
storage, with products ranging from biological shakers, fermenters and bioreactors to CO2
incubators and ultra-low temperature freezers. Eppendorf India sells the entire range of
Eppendorf and NBS products in India.
The attraction of the Eppendorf's Indian headquarter is its applications lab and a training
center. It has facilities to train customers on specific high-tech topics such as real-time
PCR and liquid handling automation. Moreover, the lab also serves for demonstration purposes
as a continuing exhibition of the state-of-the-art research tools.