GABC is supported by a variety of German companies with branches in the US, new companies in the US started by Germans, American companies doing business in Germany or providing service to Germans in the US, and companies in Germany doing trans-Atlantic business. These are our Gold, Silver and Bronze level corporate members.
As the life science business of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, MilliporeSigma (formerly known as EMD Millipore) offers tools and technologies for customers in the research, development and production of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drug therapies. Comprised of three business areas — Bioscience, Lab Solutions, and Process Solutions — MilliporeSigma is a top tier supplier to the life science industry and serves as a strategic partner for scientists, engineers, and researchers.
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At LifeHub Boston (located in Kendall Square, Cambridge), we believe that creating breakthrough solutions to global health challenges requires creative thinking and radical collaboration across industries and mindsets.
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Berlin Business Office, USA (BBO, USA), located in New York City, proactively promotes Berlin-U.S. business relations. Our mission is three-pronged: to support U.S. companies to enter European markets via Berlin. To support Berlin-based companies to enter the U.S. markets. To promote Berlin’s startup ecosystem.
Bruker’s high-performance scientific research instruments and high-value analytical solutions enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. Bruker is leading the way in instruments for Mass Spectrometry and Separations, X-ray Diffraction and Elemental Analysis, Magnetic Resonance, Surface Analysis, Preclinical Imaging, Fluorescence Microscopy, Electroluminescence, and more.
The German Consulate General promotes science and business cooperation between Germany and the six New England States Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. It also provides visa, passport and legal services and offers a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying information and events and news in Germany.
Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Since 1889, Dräger products protect, support and save lives.
Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1986, fischerAppelt is the Creative Content Group, one of Europe’s leading agency groups with dedicated agencies for public relations, design, advertising, digital communications, live marketing, film and strategic communications. We believe people’s attention is our most valuable asset. With that attention, we tell compelling stories and deliver captivating content – it’s why our work stands out in the noise. For more than 30 years, we have been driven by the ambition to produce content that moves people. Today, this passion is shared by more than 400 employees in nine global locations, including our North American location in New York City. Our transatlantic expertise enables us to develop and implement cross-market campaigns and seamlessly execute new market entries.
Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases of which around 3.7 million patients worldwide regularly undergo dialysis treatment. Dialysis is a vital blood cleansing procedure that substitutes the function of the kidney in case of kidney failure.
Fresenius Medical Care offers products and services along the entire dialysis value chain from a single source. We care for more than 346,500 patients in our global network of more than 4,000 dialysis clinics. At the same time, we operate 44 production sites on all continents, to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposables.
Freudenberg Medical, member of the Freudenberg Group and a global developer and manufacturer of specialty components and finished devices for the medical device industry, has recently completed construction of a new medical manufacturing operation in Beverly, Massachusetts. The facility now serves as its new global headquarters and the location will manufacture medical devices and components in medical and implant-grade silicones and high-performance plastics.
The German Accelerator (Life Sciences Program) under the umbrella of German Entrepreneurship USA, helps young German life science companies succeed in the global market. The German Accelerator provides individualized and highly flexible services, tailored towards the specific needs and objectives of startups and emerging companies in the life sciences. Experienced mentors and consultants work with the participating teams to establish networks of potential clients, partners, and investors.
The Goethe-Institut Boston is the contact point for anyone interested in German culture and for those who want to study or teach German. The language department offers a full range of language courses and official exams. The program department organizes a broad range of German events and projects in film and new media, arts, theatre and dance, music, literature, architecture and more. Events take place in our auditorium as well as at partner venues.
GTC Law Group is a business law firm focused on mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property strategy & prosecution, and business & technology transactions for companies, institutions and individuals, inside and outside the United States.
Konditor Meister is the premier European bakery for wedding cakes, holiday treats, pastries, tarts, birthday cakes, corporate cakes and more. Chef and owner Günther Mösinger brings a sweet taste of Europe to New England. Order your birthday or holiday cake now. Visit us at 32 Wood Rd, Braintree, MA.
Leukocare AG, located in Martinsried/Munich, Germany and Milford, MA, USA, is a biotechnology company specialized in the field of biopharmaceutical formulation development. Operating at the interface of drug substance and drug product development, Leukocare combines sound knowledge of formulation development with bioinformatics and artificial intelligence. The formulation development approach consists of two elements: a library of up to 100 different regulatory well-established and employed excipients and a rational development approach which employs statistical software and self-learning algorithms as well as state of the art design of experiment (DoE) matrices. By utilizing the artificial intelligence elements, Leukocare is able to specifically combine excipients leading to stabilizing formulations tailored to the drug product’s needs. Leukocare’s superior and innovative drug product formulations can be applied to a broad range of applications: biologics & biosimilars, vaccines & viral vectors and biofunctionalized devices.
One of the world’s largest and most prestigious airlines, Lufthansa, serving 22 North American gateways, currently flies to 194 destinations in 76 countries. As an industry innovator, Lufthansa has long been committed to environmental care and sustainability, operating one of the most technologically-advanced and fuel-efficient fleets in the world. Known for premium services, Lufthansa continues to build new or upgrade existing lounge facilities across its worldwide network.
MorphoSys US Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of MorphoSys AG established with the goal to build commercial capabilities in the U.S. Based in Planegg, Germany, MorphoSys AG has as its mission to make exceptional, innovative biopharmaceuticals to improve the lives of patients suffering from serious diseases.
With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 18 offices across the United States, Asia, and Europe, Morrison Foerster offers clients a comprehensive platform of global legal services, including extensive capabilities in the areas of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, tax, regulatory and compliance, litigation, and project finance, among many others. With our collective intelligence, we shape powerful legal strategies that move your business forward while living our shared values. We solve your most critical multidimensional challenges in a way that provides clarity around the risk you are facing and gives you confidence in your chosen path. We pair diversity of perspective with a strategic consultative approach to craft the tailored strategies you need. We foster trusted partnerships that are defined by winning for you when it matters most. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, and leading technology and life sciences companies. Whether established for decades or just an entrepreneur’s idea, we represent organizations as they grow, innovate, disrupt, and develop into leading industry players and household names.
Rentschler Biopharma is a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), focused exclusively on client projects. The company offers process development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals as well as related consulting activities, including project management and regulatory support. Rentschler Biopharma’s high quality is proven by its long-standing experience and excellence as a solution partner for its clients. A high-level quality management system, a well-established operational excellence philosophy and advanced technologies ensure product quality and productivity at each development and manufacturing step. In order to offer best-in-class formulation development along the biopharmaceutical value chain, the company has entered into a strategic alliance with Leukocare AG. Rentschler Biopharma is a family-owned company with about 1,000 employees, headquartered in Laupheim, Germany, with a second site in Milford, MA, USA. In Stevenage, UK, Rentschler Biopharma launched a company dedicated to cell and gene therapies, Rentschler ATMP Ltd.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. Active around the world, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape the world market for passenger and freight services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power that has been listed on the stock exchange since September 28, 2020.
KARL STORZ Endovision in Charlton, Massachusetts, is the site for all U.S. development and manufacturing of fiber optic imaging systems used in KARL STORZ flexible endoscopes and light cables. Working under clean room conditions, highly trained technicians assemble and test the critical fiber optic imaging bundles. The KSE facility also contributes to electromechanical device design, development, manufacturing and repair, including several models of light sources, insufflators, orthopedic devices such as shavers, and other electronic accessories
TÜV SÜD America Inc. is one of the largest testing, inspection and certification companies globally with sales of $2.2 billion. TÜV SÜD is dedicated to adding tangible economic value to our customers. That is why “Choose certainty. Add value.” is the core philosophy behind everything that we do. We partner our customers with early consultation and continuous guidance to make sustainable progress a reality.
Zollner – Complex mechatronic systems from development to after-sales service: Zollner Elektronik AG offers cross-sector system solutions at 20 international locations. The family company, founded in 1965, has established itself under the world’s top 15 EMS service providers.
acontis technologies is a software company that provides solutions for real-time communications to a wide range of markets including industrial automation, medical, semiconductor, aerospace, and robotics. The company specializes in the industrial communication protocol known as EtherCAT as well real-time hypervisors for virtualization. acontis is headquartered in Ravensburg, Germany and has its U.S. subsidiary in Framingham, MA.
Arvato develops innovative supply chain management and e-commerce solutions for internationally operating customers. At 100 locations in over 20 countries, over 17,000 employees develop and operate complex global supply chain solutions. Arvato USA LLC’s headquarters are in Waltham, MA. Arvato is wholly owned by Bertelsmann.
baramundi is a software development company that provides companies and organizations with efficient, secure, and cross-platform management of workstation environments. Around the world, companies of all sizes and from every sector benefit from the independent German manufacturer’s many years of experience and outstanding products. baramundi is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany and has its U.S. subsidiary in Framingham, MA.
An internationally renowned architectural practice with offices in Stuttgart, Boston and Munich, Behnisch offers a comprehensive range of architectural design and planning services. Behnisch has completed award-winning projects in the academic, institutional, commercial and leisure sectors – including the Karl Miller Center at Portland State University, the John and Frances Angelos Law Center at the University of Baltimore, and the Genzyme Center in Cambridge, MA – all three achieving LEED Platinum status and multiple national and international awards.
Brueckner Group USA, Inc. is part of the worldwide successful Brückner Group with over 2,600 employees. We build machines and equipment for the plastic processing industry. We sell, service and support the Bruckner Family of products in North America which include Brückner Maschinenbau; Brückner Servtec GmbH; Kiefel GmbH; and Packsys Global. Brueckner North America is located in Portsmouth, NH. Global headquarters are in Siegsdorf, Germany.
COMPIRICUS is a leading international SAP Service Partner and SAP Application Development Partner for Finance, Treasury, Asset and Risk Management with special focus on investment accounting, statutory reporting for insurance companies as well as all treasury topics for the corporate industry. COMPIRICUS Inc. is headquartered in Boston, MA and COMPIRICUS AG’s global headquarters are in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Founded in 1914, the retirement village and senior care home of Deutsches Altenheim was created to offer quality senior care for elders. Through the continued generosity of supporters, Deutsches Altenheim remains a pillar of the Greater Boston community and continues to offer superior senior care in a trusting and experienced environment. Today, Deutsches Altenheim offers our residents long term care, post-acute rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s care, adult day health services and assisted living opportunities.
Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889, Dräger has grown into a worldwide, DAX-listed enterprise in its fifth generation as a family-run business. Our long-term success is predicated on a value-oriented corporate culture with four central strengths: close collaboration with our customers, the expertise of our employees, continuous innovation and outstanding quality.
Evotec is a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company focused on rapidly progressing innovative product approaches with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academics, patient advocacy groups and venture capitalists. Operating worldwide, more than 2,400 employees provide the highest quality stand-alone and integrated drug discovery and development solutions. Evotec covers all activities from target-to-clinic to meet the industry’s need for innovation and efficiency in drug discovery and development (EVT Execute).
Exterior, Self-Adhesive Air and Water Proofing: Functional Coatings LLC., a wholly owned tesa® company, was formed by Robert Lynch in 1989 to meet the growing demand for adhesive coated products. Now the company specializes in 100% VOC-free adhesive products which are applied to a wide range of substrates and are utilized in markets such as the building industry, military, medical and automotive.
Breakthrough innovation, passion for future technologies, and 125 years of successful entrepreneurship – that’s what defines Fehrmann. We develop and deliver high-performance aluminum alloys that provide next generation capabilities for 3D printing, casting, and extrusion applications. Together with our cutting-edge materials science research partners, we combine artificial intelligence, simulations, and decades’ worth of hands-on industry experience to develop and qualify tailored alloys that uncover new possibilities and drive rapid innovation for our international customers.
Over 60 years ago, Fragomen made a commitment to offer businesses of all sizes, and people and families from all walks of life, access to experienced immigration professionals and support around the world — no matter what stage they’re at in your journey.
German International School Boston is an independent, coeducational day school serving students from age 3 to grade 12. In bilingual, cross-grade classrooms, dedicated teachers address each learner’s unique needs. In addition to its international focus, GISB’s urban location, commitment to affordability, dynamic after school program, and engaged family community make it a special place to learn and grow.
The German Saturday School Boston of the Boylston Schul-Verein, has been around since 1874. Its primary purpose is to teach the German language, to introduce the cultures of German speaking countries to students age 4 to 17 and to meet the need in the community for excellent and affordable German language instruction.
Our Immigration law practice assists a variety of businesses in a variety of industries to recruit and retain the most talented foreign professionals. Whether you plan to study, work, or establish a permanent residence, our law office is ready to work tirelessly to achieve your immigration goals.
Henke Sass Wolf of America is a medical device manufacturer and service facility located in Dudley, MA with corporate headquarters in Tuttlingen, Germany. At their $53M, 200-employee strong facility in Massachusetts serves to provide fast and optimal on-site support and repair services to customers in the North American market. It also serves as an innovation hub for driving the production of new endoscopes within Henke-Sass, Wolf’s technology platform.
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Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, one of the leading law firms specializing in intellectual property law, helps clients protect and defend their ideas and inventions, turning them into assets that create value, fuel growth, and secure market positions.
H.C. Starck High Performance Metal Solutions (H.C. Starck Solutions), a leading global manufacturer of metal powders, complex fabrications, and additively manufactured parts made from refractory metals, is an independent business unit of the Germany-rooted H.C. Starck Group with operations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. H.C. Starck Solutions supplies its fabricated products to growing industries, including electronics, aerospace, medical, chemical processing, glass melting, and commercial heat treating. The Company delivers product solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), end-users, and aftermarket manufacturers.
igus inc is the North American subsidiary of the igus GmbH. Leader in all aspects of motion plastics, cable management and low cost automation. Our goal is to improve all types of motion with motion plastics while maintaining a carbon-neutral footprint and being the easiest company to work with. We have been in Rhode Island since 1984 and are on a strong expansion path to meet the needs of the North American Markets. If it moves – give us a call.
Interfreight Corporation is a trusted international transportation and logistics company that provides customers with personalized service in all aspects of shipping world-wide. Whether it is a “door to door” solution, or supporting one phase of your shipment, Interfreight will take an experienced and cost-effective approach that satisfies your requirements.
ITG is a full service logistics specialist in the fields of transport, warehousing and consignment sales combined with comprehensive value-added and supplementary services in all areas of modern procurement, contracting and distribution logistics. International transports via air freight, ocean freight and land transport on trucks as well as customs clearance make up the core activities of ITG FREIGHT FORWARDING division. The section ITG LOGISTICS + DISTRIBUTION is a partner for contract logistics, outsourcing and supply chain management.
Since 1958 Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market has been producing European style sausages, cold cuts and charcuterie in Saugus, MA. Originally founded by Karl Engel in 1958, the kitchen today continues to use the same old world recipes and the finest meats and spices to make authentic European sausages, cold cuts and smoked meats.
MorphoSys is a global commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company that uses groundbreaking science and technologies to discover, develop, and deliver innovative cancer medicines to patients. MorphoSys is headquartered in Planegg, Germany, and has its U.S. operations anchored in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rödl & Partner USA is a leading professional services firm providing tailored audit, tax and business consulting services to businesses, in particular serving the needs of primarily German speaking and other foreign owned companies operating in the United States. Rödl & Partner USA is one of 107 wholly owned subsidiaries around the globe of Rödl & Partner, headquartered in Nuremberg/Germany.
Founded in 1879, SCHLENK is an industrial technology leader for specialized metal products. Our business unit SCHLENK Metallic Pigments offers unique and state-of-the-art effect pigments for coatings, plastics, printing and many other applications. With expertise in thinnest rolled foils and strips, our business unit SCHLENK Metal Foils is a rolling mill for copper, brass, phos bronze, nickel, silver, tinned materials and resistance alloys. Managed as a family-owned business in the 4th generation, SCHLENK is headquartered in Roth (Nuremberg), Germany. Our North American location is based in Ashland, MA about half an hour to the west of Boston.
SCHOTT MINIFAB is a world-leading provider of custom designed and manufactured microfluidic diagnostic devices. We partner with clients to design, develop and manufacture game-changing point-of-care and life-science devices that can place the power of an entire lab in the palm of your hand. Leveraging a rich 20+ year international career including 11 years in Germany, across a wide spectrum of the biopharmaceutical and medical device chains, I am passionate about exploring innovative solutions to help companies that are developing highly complex point-of-care and clinical diagnostic cartridges and components. In addition, by combining this experience with my extensive research on business model innovation in highly knowledge intensive industries, I also enjoy tackling tough commercial challenges in technology and market development, product commercialization and company growth management.
Stellar Industries is an industry leader in manufacturing metalized ceramics products that enable cooling and electrical isolation for a multitude of demanding applications in the aerospace, photonics, and electronics industries. Products can be found in lasers to seal EV batteries, on satellites, airplanes, and in other advanced technology fields. Stellar Industries was founded in 1985, and is based in Millbury, MA. In 2019 it became a member of the German TRUMPF Group, a world leader in lasers and machine tools.
TARGUS Management Consulting AG (TARGUS), a leading European operations focused management consulting firm, is building its US business through TARGUS Group North America (TNA), a wholly owned US based subsidiary. TARGUS is leveraging its established position in Europe as a springboard. Founded in 2001 and headquartered near Düsseldorf, Germany, we have 60+ professionals.
Founded in 1969 Westernacher Consulting operates worldwide with regionally present consultants in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Westernacher provides global Business and SAP Consulting, serving medium-to-large size enterprises striving for Innovation, Operational Excellence and profitable, sustainable growth.