In late 2014, Merck Millipore's Australian head office moved from Kilsyth to Bayswater. The life sciences company is a division of Merck KGaA, a German pharmaceutical and chemical giant with a history that began in 1668. It operates in 64 countries and has around 40,000 employees.
In Australia, Merck Millipore has approximately 100 employees with about 60 based in the new office, which comprises one floor of 1,200 square metres in the Siemens building.
The company is a leading supplier to the global life science industry providing solutions and services for research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies.