Avantor, Inc. (AVTR)

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We are a leading global provider of mission critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our comprehensive offerings, which include materials & consumables, equipment & instrumentation and services & specialty procurement, are relied upon by our customers, often on a recurring basis, because they are frequently specified into their research, development and production processes. These processes are commonly organized into “workflows” that define the activities our customers perform each day. We collaborate closely with our customers to enable them to develop new innovative products, lower their development and production costs, improve product or process performance characteristics, and enhance the safety and reliability of the drugs, devices, and other products they produce.

In addition to relying on our products, many customers depend upon our services. Some of these services are performed by approximately 1,400 of our associates that are co-located with certain customers, working side-by-side with their scientists every day. Our local presence combined with our global infrastructure enable and promote successful relationships with our customers and connect us to over 240,000 of their locations in over 180 countries. Our mission is to set science in motion to create a better world.

The depth and breadth of our portfolio provides our customers a comprehensive range of products and services and allows us to create customized and integrated solutions for our customers. Selected offerings sold to our customers in discovery, research, development and production processes include:

       • Materials & consumables: Ultra-high purity chemicals and reagents, lab products and supplies, highly specialized formulated silicone materials, customized excipients, customized single-use assemblies, process chromatography resins and columns, analytical sample prep kits and education and microbiology and clinical trial kits;

       • Equipment & instrumentation: Filtration systems, virus inactivation systems, incubators, analytical instruments evaporators, ultra-low-temperature freezers, biological safety cabinets and critical environment supplies; and

       • Services & specialty procurement: Onsite lab and production, clinical, equipment, MarketSource procurement & sourcing and biopharmaceutical material scale-up and development.

We have deep expertise in developing, customizing, manufacturing and supplying products for a wide variety of workflows, allowing us to provide tailored solutions throughout the lifecycle of our customers’ products. In aggregate, we provide approximately six million products, including products we make as well as products from approximately 4,000 core suppliers across the globe. We manufacture products that meet or exceed the demanding requirements of our customers across a number of highly-regulated industries.

Our high-purity and ultra-high purity products, such as our J.T.Baker and SeaStar brand chemicals, are trusted by life sciences and electronic materials customers around the world and can be manufactured at purity levels as stringent as one part-per-trillion. Similarly, our NuSil brand of high-purity, customized silicones has been trusted for more than thirty years by leading medical device manufacturers and aerospace companies. 


  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP


  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
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  • Google Ventures
  • Intel Ventures
  • Patricoff Ventures
  • Kleiner Perkins
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  • 5
  • 18

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