Mission, vision, values

Our mission

We set science in motion to create a better world.

Our vision

From discovery to delivery, we are a trusted global partner to customers and suppliers in the life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries.

Our values


We empower all our associates to explore and contribute ideas that elevate our products, services and solutions. By collaborating with our industry partners, we improve scientific outcomes.

Customer Centric

Everything we do begins with actively listening and collaborating with our customers. By understanding their challenges and aspirations, we proactively identify solutions that address their current and future needs.


We hold ourselves, and each other, accountable for delivering on our promises to our customers, suppliers, shareholders and colleagues to accomplish our combined goals.


We are a trusted partner. Whether working with internal or external partners, we act as one team and always assume others have good intent. We treat others with dignity, act in an honest manner and maintain the highest level of integrity.


We never settle for the status quo. We constantly strive to achieve the highest levels of safety, quality and service. Our passion towards continuous improvement is embodied by every Avantor associate and in the results we achieve. When we do our best, we are more effective in supporting the industries we serve.

Avantor® is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. The company operates in more than 30 countries and delivers an extensive portfolio of products and services. As our channel brand, VWR offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimized for the way our customers do business. We set science in motion to create a better world. For information visit, www.avantorsciences.com and find us on Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook.