Headquartered in London, LGC is an international life sciences measurement and analytical testing company serving pharmaceutical, food, environmental and government markets. It tests more than 6,000 products and supplements a year, ensuring nutrients for athletes are safe. It has more than 40,000 customers in 150 countries, including America, India, China, Russia and Brazil. Tim Robinson, 55, is chief executive.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank54
CompanyLGC
ActivityLife science tools provider
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m*359.8
Operating profit £m*48.0
Main shareholdersKKR (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,626
Founded1842
Websitewww.lgcgroup.com

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