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MilliporeSigma Earns Top Workplace Award in St. Louis

Positively impacting life and health with science

To continue to advance scientific progress, MilliporeSigma works to inspire school-age children to start experiencing the possibilities of science. The company has enhanced its commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education with the launch of its 2022 Curiosity Cube® mobile science lab in Europe and North America. Curiosity Cube volunteers are company employees who interact with students to provide hands-on science experiments designed to spark interest in STEM careers. One of the most recent events was at the EyeSeeMe African American Children's Bookstore in St. Louis.

For the first time in company history, MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, made the Top Places to Work in St. Louis. This recognition and placement on this list published by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are based on results and feedback from our St. Louis-based employees who took a survey in April 2022 and shared their thoughts about working for MilliporeSigma.

MilliporeSigma made the list in the “Largest Employers” Category, meeting the criteria of more than 1,000 employees in the state. MilliporeSigma employs more than 2,400 people in the St. Louis region.

“At MilliporeSigma, our purpose is to positively impact life and health with science. Our employees are a tremendous part of our successes. We are truly honored to be included on this prestigious list and are grateful to our St. Louis colleagues who expressed why they are proud to work for such a vibrant science and technology company,” says David Nogales, Chief Information Officer, MilliporeSigma, and the St. Louis Site Leader.

MilliporeSigma has eight campuses throughout the St. Louis region, employing colleagues with backgrounds as seemingly diverse as its 300,000-plus life science product portfolio. The company offers science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based careers such as research and development (R&D), as well as positions in quality, manufacturing, marketing, digital and creative services, communications, human resources, IT, customer service, engineering, and more.

About the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, has more than 26,000 employees and more than 55 total manufacturing and testing sites worldwide, with a portfolio of more than 300,000 products focused on scientific discovery, biomanufacturing and testing services. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science and electronics.

Around 60,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live. From advancing gene-editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – the company is everywhere. In 2021, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany generated sales of € 19.7 billion in 66 countries.

The company holds the global rights to the name and trademark “Merck” internationally. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the business sectors of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate as EMD Serono in healthcare, MilliporeSigma in life science, and EMD Electronics. Since its founding 1668, scientific exploration and responsible entrepreneurship have been key to the company’s technological and scientific advances. To this day, the founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed company. For more information about Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, visit

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