VWR International is a leader in the global research laboratory industry with worldwide sales in excess of $3 billion US dollars.
VWR's business is highly diversified across products and services, geographic regions and customer segments. The company offers products from a wide range of manufacturers, to a large number of customers primarily in North America, Europe and other locations. VWR's principal customers are major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, technology, clinical, food processing and consumer product companies, universities and research institutes, governmental agencies, environmental testing organizations, and primary and secondary schools.
VWR distributes a diversified product mix, including chemicals, glassware and plasticware, equipment and instruments, furniture, protective apparel, production and safety products, and other life science and laboratory products and supplies.
VWR supports its customers by providing storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration, technical services and laboratory bench top delivery.
VWR maintains operations in over 20 countries and employs over 6,000 people worldwide. VWR International is headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
- Focus : Distributor
- Employees: 1001-5,000
- Industry : Laboratory equipment / supplies
News about VWR
22-Nov-2017 | business & finance
Avantor Completes Acquisition of VWR
Avantor, Inc., a global supplier of ultra-high-purity materials for the life sciences and advanced technology industries, today announced the successful ...
05-May-2017 | business & finance
VWR Enters into Definitive Agreement with Avantor
Avantor to Acquire VWR for $6.4 Billion
07-May-2015 | business & finance
VWR Acquires Hichrom Limited
VWR announced that it has acquired Hichrom Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) columns and ...
10-Apr-2014 | business & finance
Merck Millipore and VWR Extend Western European Distribution Agreement
Merck Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck, announced a new non-exclusive, preferred distribution agreement for Western Europe with VWR a global ...
10-Feb-2014 | business & finance
VWR International, LLC Signs Agreement to Acquire Peqlab Biotechnologie GmbH
VWR International, LLC that it has signed an agreement to acquirePeqlab Biotechnologie GmbH, including its subsidiaries and operations in the U.S., UK and ...
14-Sep-2012 | business & finance
VWR International LLC Acquires Sovereign Group
VWR expands its global footprint in Latin America
13-Sep-2012 | business & finance
VWR strengthens position in mining lab supplies through strategic KLEN acquisition
VWR International, LLC announced the acquisition of KLEN International's mining supply business. Based in Perth, Australia and dating back to 1974, KLEN is ...