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About Millipore

Millipore is a leading provider of products and services that improve productivity in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and in clinical, analytical and research laboratories. The Company is organized in two operating divisions. Its Bioprocess Division enables pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to optimize their manufacturing productivity, ensure the quality of drugs, and scale up the production of difficult-to-manufacture biologics. Its Bioscience division helps to optimize laboratory productivity and workflows by providing reagents, kits and other enabling technologies and products for life science research and development. Millipore has a deep understanding of its customers' research and manufacturing process needs, and offers reliable and innovative tools, technologies and services. The Company is part of the S&P 500 index and employs approximately 5,800 employees in more than 47 offices worldwide.

Corporate Headquarters:
Millipore Corporation
290 Concord Road
Billerica, MA 01821
Tel: 978-715-4321

Year Incorporated: 1954
Stock Exchange & Symbol: NYSE: MIL
2005 Revenues: $991 million
Workforce: 5,800 worldwide


Millipore develops, manufactures and markets several thousand products ranging from $2.00 pipette tips to multi-million dollar custom-engineered manufacturing systems. The majority of the product line is based on microporous membrane, ultrafiltration, and chromatographic technologies. Bioscience products include ultrapure water systems and a broad range of devices for preparing samples for analysis. Bioprocess products include housings and filters and chromatographic media and columns for use in manufacturing processes, as well as disposable manufacturing products, and valves, mixers and process monitoring tools.

Primary Worldwide Manufacturing Sites

Puerto Rico
United Kingdom
United States

Executive Officers

Martin D. MadausChairman of the Board, President, CEO
Kathleen B. AllenCorporate VP, CFO
Dominique F. BalyPresident, Bioscience Division
Jean-Paul MangeollePresident, Bioprocess Division
Dennis HarrisCorporate VP, Chief Scientific Officer
Geoffrey IdeCorporate VP, International Markets
Jeffrey RudinCorporate VP, General Counsel, Secretary
Charles F. Wagner, Jr. Corporate VP, Strategy and Corporate Development
Gregory J. Sam Corporate VP, Quality
Peter KershawCorporate VP, Global Supply Chain
Bruce BonnevierCorporate VP, Global Human Resources

Board of Directors

Martin D. Madaus
Professor Dr. Daniel Bellus
Robert C. Bishop, PhD
Maureen A. Hendricks
Mark Hoffman
John F. Reno
Edward M. Scolnick, MD
Karen Welke
Melvin D. Booth
Rolf Classon

Corporate Distinctions

The Boston Globe listed Millipore as #45 in their Annual Top 100 companies. (May 2005)
Named by Business Ethics magazine as one of the top 100 best corporate citizens, 2005 (March 2005)
Nominated by the state of New Hampshire, Millipore received the Business, Industry and Professional Organizations Environmental Merit Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The company was honored for its efforts in water conservation. (May 2005)
Since 1992, the Millipore Foundation Scholarship Program has awarded a total of $440,000 for undergraduate study at accredited colleges and universities. (April 2005)
Millipore rang The Closing Bell™ at the New York Stock Exchange on May 3rd in celebration of its founding as a company on the same date in 1954. To commemorate Millipore’s 50th anniversary, employees buried time capsules as the cornerstones of two future facilities: a new R&D facility in Bedford, MA, and Millipore’s new European headquarters in Molsheim, France. (May 2004)
Business Week listed Millipore as #179 in the Standard and Poor’s 500 Best Company listing, based on three and five year results. (April 2004)
The French-American Chamber of Commerce recognized Millipore with the Company of the Year award for its significant contribution to build and strengthen transatlantic relationships. (April 2004)
The Millipore Foundation was recognized by the 2004 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards program for its effective communication efforts to increase public awareness for corporate giving programs. (March 2004)
The Boston Club recognized Millipore with the Support of Women in Business award. (2004)
The Millipore Foundation was the recipient of Mass High Tech’s 2004 TechCitizenship Award, honoring local companies with demonstrated community involvement. (November 2004)
Millipore was recognized for four consecutive years with the EPA Wastewise award for its exceptional recycling program.

About Millipore Foundation

Each year, through grants and matching gifts, the Millipore Foundation supports hundreds of nonprofit organizations and programs in the areas of education and research, health care, social services, culture and public policy. The Foundation’s contributions are part of the company’s social responsibility and its investment in the future – the future of the business and the future of the communities in which Millipore does business. 2004 Charitable Grants: $1,359,122


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