Eppendorf contributes to improving human living conditions

Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells systems for use in laboratories worldwide. Divided into the business units Liquid Handling, Consumables, Separation & Instrumentation, Bioprocess and Workflow Solutions, the product portfolio includes, for example, pipettes, pipette tips, centrifuges, mixers and ultra-low temperature equipment. In addition, Eppendorf offers a wide range of high-quality consumables. 

Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also used in laboratories that perform clinical or environmental analysis, in forensic laboratories and in industrial laboratories where process analysis, production and quality assurance are performed.  

Eppendorf has been active since 1945, is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, and employs about 5,000 employees worldwide. The Group has subsidiaries in 33 countries and is represented in all other continents and important markets by distributors.

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Annual Report 2022

In the past fiscal year 2022, the glob-ally operating Eppendorf Group recorded an increase in consolidated rev-enue to 1.23 billion euros (previous year: 1.1 billion euros). This corre-sponds to an increase of 12.1 percent (previous year: 13.8 percent). Oper-ating profit amounted to 225.6 million euros (previous year: 272 million euros), with an EBIT margin of 18.3 percent (previous year: 24.7 percent).
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Annual Report 2022

PDF | 11 MB | 09.05.2023


Management & Supervisory Board

Philipp von Loeper


    Prof. Dr. Elmar Hinz

    Vice Chairman

      William A. Linton

      Vice Chairman

        Poncho Meisenheimer

        Member of the Supervisory Board

          Marlis Kripke

          Labour Representative

            Peter Schmidt

            Labour Representative

              Code of Conduct

              It is our common understanding that we do not just wish to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. We feel committed to high ethical standards and principles. In order to prevent any - however unintentional - reputational damage, clear rules of conduct for all members of the Executive Board and all employees are required. In order to make our views of an integral corporate conduct transparent, we have defined and laid them down in a binding Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct for all employees and members of the Executive Board of Eppendorf SE and its German and international subsidiaries provides guidance for legally impeccable behavior based on ethical principles. The rules mark the commitment of both Eppendorf and its business partners to attach the utmost importance to the quality of business, advice and dealings with each other within their cooperation. The Code of Conduct also contains a procedure for reporting violations to help employees respond immediately to any wrongdoing they may encounter.

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              Eppendorf Code of Conduct 2022

              PDF | 4 MB | 15.03.2023


              Celebrating 75 Years of Supporting Scientists



              After 75 years, the mission of the company is just as valid and relevant as it ever was: “Eppendorf contributes to improving human living conditions.”


              Since 1945. And tomorrow as well. Join us in celebrating this jubilee and immerse yourself in the big questions of TOMORROW LAB since 1945.