Merck operates in the U.S. and Canada as EMD Serono in Healthcare, MilliporeSigma in Life Science and EMD Electronics in Electronics. An unaffiliated and unrelated company, Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, US holds the rights in the trademark MERCK in the U.S. and Canada.
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
From prescription medicines to treat conditions such as cancer and infertility, the goal of our Healthcare sector is to make a difference to millions of people around the world. In our Life Science business we collaborate with the global scientific community to solve the industry's toughest problems. We provide scientists with lab materials, technologies and services to make research and biotech production simpler, faster and safer. In our Electronics business we develop specialty chemicals for demanding applications, from liquid crystals and OLED materials for displays and lighting to effect pigments for coatings and cosmetics through to high-tech materials for the electronics industry.