About LGC, Biosearch Technologies Alexandria Location
The Alexandria, Minnesota site designs, manufactures, tests and provides service support of LGC, Biosearch Technologies laboratory instrumentation and consumables. Products produced and distributed from this location enable scientists to make the world a safer place and enables customers in areas such as: developing and identifying new plant hybrids, testing and tracking of food products for food safety, and research to support human diagnostic testing.
The Alexandria site represents a centre of excellence for Biosearch Technologies in the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing, and Field Service by supplying and supporting customers and team members around the world.
LGC's headquarters are in London and the company employs over 2,400 people, operating out of 22 countries worldwide. The Genomics division, which LGC Douglas Scientific is a part of, has a network of nine manufacturing facilities and three service labs and serves customers across a number of markets including pharmaceuticals, agricultural biotechnology, diagnostics, food safety, environment, government and academia.
With a history dating back to 1842, LGC has been home to the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years and is the designated UK National Measurement Institute for chemical and bio measurement. LGC was privatized in 1996, and is now owned by funds affiliated with KKR.