LGC is an international science-based company and market leader in analytical, forensic and diagnostic services and reference standards. A progressive and innovative enterprise, LGC operates in socially responsible fields underpinning the safety, health and security of the public and the regulation of industry, for UK government departments and blue chip clients.
LGC operates internationally through four divisions – Forensics, Life & Food Sciences, Standards and Research & Technology, which includes specialist laboratories delivering contracts under the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and supporting its designated role as the UK’s National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalysis.
Their methodology is extensively accredited to the international standard ISO 17025. With headquarters in Teddington, the group employs over 1250 staff in 26 laboratories and centres across Europe and in India and China. Privatised in 1996 and now majority-owned by funds managed by LGV Capital, it was founded almost 170 years ago as the Laboratory of the Government Chemist – a statutory function maintained by LGC today.
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