BRAND. For lab. For life.®

Facts and figures

about our company

The Brand Group and BRAND

The Brand Group with its members BRAND, VACUUBRAND and VITLAB and approx. 1,000 employees worldwide develops, manufactures and distributes high-quality and innovative laboratory equipment, vacuum pumps and systems. BRAND INTERNATIONAL is the shared service company for human resources, legal, IT, finance, and financial planning within the Brand Group.


Our customers are researchers and technicians in the laboratories of the life sciences, the pharmaceutical and chemical industries and process analytics.


Wertheim and Grossostheim in Germany serve as headquarters for the group with R&D, production, the European logistics center, sourcing, marketing, and global sales. Further sites are in Frankfurt am Main, and, for our local entities in the United States, China, India and the United Kingdom, in Essex (Connecticut), Shanghai, Mumbai, and London.


BRAND is the Liquid Handling Company, marks the origin, and gives its name to our group. For more than 70 years, BRAND has been a trusted partner and reference in the laboratory. We are one of the world market leaders in liquid handling and life science products. Some 500 employees develop and manufacture our products at the Wertheim site. Our claim is to make laboratory work simple, easy, and efficient with innovative products, perfect quality and reliable services. BRAND. For lab. For life.®

HandyStep touch

Our premium quality “Made in Germany” makes it easy to get precise, reliable results, even in challenging applications. With our advising, services and logistics, we help our customers to find the best solution for their requirements. Our innovative technologies create efficient processes in the laboratory of the future.

We offer competent advising and first-class service worldwide, with development and production in Germany, sales and logistics centers in Germany, the USA, China and India, and a distribution center in Great Britain, as well as a qualified sales team in many other countries. In addition, we are also a partner to select specialist distributors.

The Brand Group: 148,000,000€ sales

2020 consolidated sales

The Brand Group: Approx. 1,010 employees worldwide


BRAND: 480


approx. 140

Brand Group

approx. 1,010

Our products for Liquid Handling and Life Sciences:

Liquid Handling
Bottle-top dispensers, bottle-top burettes, micropipettes, tips and more
Life Science Consumables
PCR plates, microcentrifuge tubes, microplates, cuvettes and more
Pipetting robots
Liquid Handling Station, robotic tips and more
Volumetric instruments
Volumetric flasks, bulb pipettes, graduated cylinders and more
General labware
Beakers, bottles, Erlenmeyer flasks, stirring bars and more

Our Wertheim site



79,180 m²


10,500 m²


3,200 m² ISO 14 644-1 (class 5, 7, 8)

We are consistently expanding our expertise and technological basis in Germany


ISO 9001

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ISO 14001

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DAkkS Accreditation

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ISO 50001

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