Merck BV Netherlands

Last updated: 01.06.2015

Address: Tupolevlaan 41-61 ,1119 NW Schiphol-Rijk ,Netherlands

Tel: +31 20 6582800


Company description

Merck is a global pharmaceutical and chemical enterprise with around 40,000 employees in 64 countries. With the acquisition of Millipore in July 2010, a global leader in the life science tools market, pro forma revenues totaled around EUR 8.9 billion in 2009.

The Pharmaceuticals business sector comprises innovative prescription drugs as well as over-the-counter products. The Chemicals business sector offers specialty products for the electronics, printing, coatings, cosmetics, food, pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

The operational business is managed under the umbrella of Merck KGaA headquartered in Darmstadt (Germany). Around 30% of the company’s total capital is publicly traded, while the Merck family owns an interest of about 70% via the general partner E. Merck KG.

Merck is the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company – its roots date back to 1668.

Merck BV Netherlands is the Dutch sales organization of the global Merck Group of Darmstadt, Germany. The company supplies the Dutch market with high-quality pharmaceutical and chemical products and services.

The contact persons for the specific product groups of the two divisions Merck Serono (Pharmaceuticals) and Chemicals are listed on the website of Merck BV.

Products and services

Merck Serono develops, manufactures and markets innovative prescription pharmaceuticals. Through their targeted effect, these help patients to live a longer and better life. Merck Consumer Health Care is the division for over-the-counter products that relieve minor complaints and enhance quality of life.


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