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®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.