Founded and incorporated in 1993, Axygen, Inc. is the leading global supplier of laboratory plastics for the research industry, including the pharmaceutical, biotech, and academia markets. It is headquartered in Union City, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. Presently, Axygen employs over 300 people worldwide.
In September 2010, Axygen BioScience Inc. was acquired by Corning Incorporated and integrated into Corning’s Life Sciences segment. Axygen brand products are now part of the Corning Family of Brands.
Corning us a global leader in consumable glass and plastic laboratory tools for life science research and offers a complete range of Corning®, PYREX®, Costar®, Axygen®, Gosselin™ and Corning cellgro® brands. Corning continues to lead the way in innovation with the development and production of Corning® Epic® Technology for label-free detection, the HYPERFlask® Cell Culture Vessel for increased cell yields, novel surfaces such as Ultra-Low Attachment and the Corning® CellBIND® Surfaces for enhanced cell growth and assay performance, and our range of Axygen Maxymum Recovery® Tips and PCR products with ultra smooth surfaces.
Corning is committed to meeting customers’ unique and changing needs with original solutions for today’s emerging life sciences technologies. Our dedication to quality, technology and innovation continues to enable us to produce the world’s most comprehensive line of drug discovery tools.