Plunging Growth

Eppendorf, a life sciences company engaged in instruments, consumables, and Services, registered a revenue of just above Rs 100 crore in the fiscal 2014-15


Rank: 6
Organization: Eppendorf India Ltd
CEO: Mr V Sankaranarayanan
Bioscience Revenue: Rs 109.75 crore


Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermenters, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microliter plates, and disposable bioreactors complement the range of highest-quality premium products.

The firms' products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.

Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 2,850 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors. Eppendorf India, the Indian arm of Eppendorf AG was established in 2003 to cater and be closer to the customers of the sub-continent and continue being an expert partner in life sciences laboratories. The company is headquartered in Chennai.

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