|Eppendorf is a biotech company which develops, produces and distributes systems for use in life-science research laboratories worldwide. |
Its product range includes pipettes, dispensers and centrifuges as well as consumables such as micro test tubes and pipette tips. In addition, Eppendorf provides instruments and systems for cell manipulation, automated devices for liquid handling, complete equipment for DNA amplification and biochips. A series of complementary products manufactured by ourselves and other companies round off this product range.
Eppendorf products are aimed at academic and commercial research institutes as well as industrial companies in the field of biotechnology or in other sectors using biotech research processes. Our main market is North America followed by West Europe and Asia.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg in 1945 and has more than 2,000 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 20 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.
In fiscal 2007, the company’s sales revenues amounted to € 346,0 million with earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of € 62,5 million.