Life Technologies

Grand Island Site

Grand Island, New York



Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) is a global biotechnology tools company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that make life even better. Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, advancing knowledge and applications in personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. The company has annual sales of more than $3.3 billion, employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide, has a presence in 160 countries and possesses a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of approximately 3,900 patents and exclusive licenses. Life Technologies was created in 2008 by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems Inc. Our facility in Grand Island, New York employs 520 people and has been in operation for 46 years, originally as Grand Island Biological Company (GIBCO®). The site produces cell culture media, used by researchers and pharmaceutical companies to make biological products from a variety of cell types. Grand Island includes a research and development function, manufacturing facilities and a call center that serves all of Life Technologies’ customers.


Grand Island, New York Site of Life Technologies