LGC is a global leader in the Life Sciences Tools sector. The company provides a comprehensive range of measurement tools, proficiency testing schemes, supply chain assurance standards and specialty genomics reagents underpinned by leading analytical and measurement science capabilities. Its products form an essential part of its customers’ quality assurance procedures and enable organisations to develop and commercialise new scientific products and advance research. The company serves customers across a number of end markets, including human healthcare, agri-food and the environment.
It holds a number of international roles, including the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years and the UK National Measurement Laboratory and Designated Institute for chemical and bio measurement.
Established in 1842, today LGC employs more than 3,200 people, including many internationally-recognised scientific experts in their field. LGC is headquartered in the UK and serves almost 50,000 customers worldwide from its global office network spanning 19 countries across five continents.