QIAGEN is a leading global provider of sample and assay technologies used to transform biological materials into valuable molecular information. It has more than 500,000 customers involved in molecular diagnostics, applied testing, pharma and academia. It offers more than 500 products involving consumable kits and instruments. It is a Netherlands-based holding company with operational headquarters in the US and Germany. It employs 4,000 people in more than 35 locations worldwide.