The Sartorius Group is an internationally leading laboratory and process technology supplier covering the segments of biotechnology and mechatronics. In 2004, the technology group earned sales revenue of 467.6 million euros. The Goettingen-based company founded in 1870 currently employs a good 3,750 persons. Its biotechnology segment focuses on filtration and separation products, bioreactors and proteomics. The mechatronics segment manufactures, in particular, equipment and systems, which feature weighing, measurement and automation technology for laboratory and industrial applications, as well as hydrodynamic bearings.
Sartorius key customers are from the pharmaceutical, chemical and food and beverage industries and from numerous research and educational institutes of the public sector.
Sartorius has its own production facilities in Europe, Asia and America as well as sales subsidiaries and local commercial agencies in more than 110 countries.