Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is one of the world’s leading life sciences companies. We harness science and technology to create products that make people’s lives safer and healthier and that enhance the overall quality of life and well-being. Our products range from active pharmaceutical ingredients and stem-cell therapies to drinking water sanitizers, from Vitamin B compounds and other nutritional ingredients to the custom development of agricultural products, and from industrial preservatives to microbial control solutions that combat dangerous viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
Lonza today is a truly global company, with more than 40 manufacturing and R&D facilities and 10,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into two market-focused segments: Pharma&Biotech and Specialty Ingredients. The core competencies that span these segments are advanced manufacturing and quality control systems, superior regulatory expertise, in-depth market knowledge, and extensive technical customer-support and R&D capabilities.