EXCELLENCE in your hands

DWK Life Sciences is the new name for precision labware. Our company unites the expertise of the three global leading brands DURAN®, WHEATON® and KIMBLE® with a single aim: to help you achieve excellence in your field.


DWK Life Sciences has brought together three leading manufacturers of precision glassware, laboratory consumables and specialty products for life sciences. Premium quality, innovation and ultimate precision define our product range.

The story of DWK Life Sciences

1887 Otto Schott invents borosilicate glass 3.3 1888 Dr. Theodore Corson Wheaton founds T.C. Wheaton Co. to produce glass products for medical and scientific applications 1901 Evan Ewan Kimble founded Kimble Glass in 1901 in
a borrowed Chicago loft 2005 The laboratory and industrial glass division of SCHOTT AG is sold to ADCURAM 2011 Acquisition of SciLabware Ltd. 2014 One Equity Partners acquires DURAN Group 2015 Acquisition of WHEATON Industries, Inc. 2016 Aquisition of Kimble Chase Life Science and Research Products, LLC 2017 The group reorganizes as DURAN WHEATON KIMBLE

Well prepared

For new challenges – worldwide

With production sites in the USA, Mexico, Europe and Asia, we are better positioned than ever before and have a significantly greater value creation depth. Not only does this allow us to offer our customers a greatly expanded product range, it gives us more flexibility and proximity to our customers.

Map 1,770 full time employees 11 sites worldwide 30,000 products

Clearly positioned

DWK Life Sciences provides the world’s laboratories with the most comprehensive range of labware for scientific research and technical applications as well as solutions for storage and packaging.

We manufacture a full range of precision glassware and specialty products for life sciences.

Our innovative products meet the highest expectations thanks to their premium quality. Our expertise is based on many years of experience during which we have won the trust of our customers and distributors worldwide.


Our Vision

Our Vision

We will be present in every laboratory around the world and will accelerate scientific progress by providing a full range of products and solutions for customers in drug discovery, life science and industrial markets.

Our Mission

Our Mission

We earn the trust of our customers by facilitating improvements in their processes and enabling better results.

We encourage creativity and innovation so we can offer our customers new and better solutions for their needs.

We empower our people to pursue ambitious goals by constantly improving our products and processes.

We strive for excellence in everything we do.

Our Values

Our four corporate values give us orientation and form the basis for our daily activities.


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Careers in Germany

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Careers in USA

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Do you have questions about our products or our company?
Please find our contact details below.

DWK Life Sciences GmbH

(former DURAN Group GmbH)
Hattenbergstr. 10
55122 Mainz

Phone: +49 (0) 6131-1445 4131

DWK Life Sciences LLC

(former Wheaton Industries Inc.,
former Kimble Chase LLC)

1501 North 10th Street
Millville, NJ 08332

Phone: 800-225-1437