Sartorius AG is an international laboratory and process technology provider for the biotech, pharmaceutical and food industries. It operates through the Bioprocess Solutions, and Lab Products and Services segments. The Bioprocess Solutions segment focuses on the major areas of activity of filtration, fluid management, fermentation and purification. The Lab Products and Services segment manufactures and markets laboratory instruments and lab consumables. The company was founded by Florenz Sartorius in 1870 and is headquartered in Goettingen, Germany.