VWR International Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1851

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 10,200


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 17

  • Investments
  • 50

VWR International General Information


Distributor of laboratory consumables, equipment and chemicals intended to supply what is needed to bring science to life. The company's products offering includes chemicals, glassware and plastic-ware, equipment and instruments, furniture, protective apparel, production and safety products and other life science and laboratory products and supplies for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
John Taylor Company, Vwr International, Inc.
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Products
Other Industries
Medical Supplies
Other Chemicals and Gases
Corporate Office
  • Radnor Corporate Center, Building One
  • 100 Matsonford Road, Suite 200
  • Radnor, PA 19087
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

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VWR International Valuation & Funding

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VWR International Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Distributor of laboratory consumables, equipment and chemicals intended to supply what is needed to bring science to lif
Other Commercial Products
Radnor, PA
10,200 As of 2017
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Oberkochen, Germany
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Etten-Leur, Netherlands
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VWR International Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
ZEISS International Formerly PE-Backed Oberkochen, Germany 00000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
Sysmex Nederland Corporate Backed or Acquired Etten-Leur, Netherlands 00 000000&0
Revvity Corporation Waltham, MA 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
LTE Scientific Corporate Backed or Acquired Oldham, United Kingdom 00 000000&0
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VWR International Patents

VWR International Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20040254849-A1 Method and system for the processing of order transactions Inactive 25-Jul-2002 000000000 0
US-7216039-B2 Method and device for carrying out chromatographic analyses in an automatic and optimised manner Inactive 13-Jun-2001 00000000000 0
US-20040253147-A1 Using an electronic data processing apparatus, Active 13-Jun-2001 00000000000 0
US-4043054-A Teaching machine Inactive 13-Feb-1974 00000000 00
US-3771877-A Densitometer incorporating optical attenuator with direct readout of optical density Inactive 14-Feb-1972 G01N21/474 0
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VWR International Executive Team (38)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Maggie Green Executive Assistant to President & Chief Executive Officer
Peter Schule Senior Vice President & President
Gregory Cowan Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Phil Irwin Director, Distribution Quality Assurance of Americas
George Phillips Finance Director
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VWR International Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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VWR International Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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VWR International Investments & Acquisitions (50)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Mesm 07-Apr-2017 0000000000 Monitoring Equipment 000000 00
EPL Archives 22-Mar-2017 0000000000 Drug Discovery 000000 00
Seastar Chemicals 11-Jan-2017 0000000000 Other Chemicals and Gases 000000 00
BioArra 03-Nov-2016 0000000000 Pharmaceuticals 000000 00
Reliable Biopharmaceutical 03-Nov-2016 Merger/Acquisition Drug Discovery 000000 00
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VWR International Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Sovereign Scientific Other Devices and Supplies North Miami Beach, FL 1988
Seastar Chemicals Other Chemicals and Gases Sidney, Canada 0000
STI Components Other Commercial Products Morrisville, NC 0000
Reliable Biopharmaceutical Drug Discovery Overland, MO 0000
VWR Education Acquirer Arlington Heights, IL
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VWR International Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
LABRepCo 04-Jun-2014 0000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Nexprise Early Stage VC 000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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VWR International FAQs

  • When was VWR International founded?

    VWR International was founded in 1851.

  • Who is the CEO of VWR International?

    Maggie Green and Michael Stubblefield are the CEOs of VWR International.

  • Where is VWR International headquartered?

    VWR International is headquartered in Radnor, PA.

  • What is the size of VWR International?

    VWR International has 10,200 total employees.

  • What industry is VWR International in?

    VWR International’s primary industry is Other Commercial Products.

  • Is VWR International a private or public company?

    VWR International is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of VWR International?

    The current valuation of VWR International is 00.00.

  • What is VWR International’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for VWR International is 000000.

  • How much funding has VWR International raised over time?

    VWR International has raised $2.85B.

  • Who are VWR International’s competitors?

    ZEISS International, Sysmex Nederland, Revvity, and LTE Scientific are competitors of VWR International.

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