Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life- from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, to analysis of food, beverage, and cosmetics for composition and safety, to cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to pigments used in paints, cosmetics, and liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. We support our customers in ensuring that drugs, cosmetics, food and beverages are safe for consumption by providing analytical tools for quality testing. We have ~62,000 products and services which include lab water instruments, consumables and services, microbiology and bio-monitoring, test assays, analytical reagents and flow cytometry kits and instruments that streamline processes, lower costs and deliver consistent, reliable results for customers. Customers include those in the agricultural and industrial space, as well as clinical labs and testing facilities.