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About LGC

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LGC is an international leader in the extended life sciences sector, including human healthcare, agri-food & the environment.

We provide a comprehensive range of reference materials, proficiency testing schemes, genomics reagents and instrumentation, as well as research and measurement services. Our scientific tools and solutions enable organisations to advance research, develop new products and form an essential part of their quality and compliance procedures.

Our 2,300 employees include internationally-recognised scientists who are experts in their field. LGC is headquartered in London and operates out of 19 countries worldwide. We are extensively accredited to quality standards such as GMP, GLP, ISO 13485, ISO 17034, ISO 17043, ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 9001.

LGC has been home to the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years and is the UK National Measurement Laboratory and Designated Institute for chemical and bio measurement.

LGC has been privately-owned since 1996 and has diversified through internal investment and acquisition to be an international leader in its chosen niche markets. LGC is now owned by funds affiliated with KKR.

We help customers conform to international statutory and regulatory standards. Science is at the heart of all we do - for a safer world.



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