TYPE OF BUSINESS(ES): Biotechnology and manufacturing
SLOGAN: “More human than human”
IN THE MOVIE: The Tyrell Corporation filled a much-needed (and highly lucrative) niche in the hazardous business of off-world colonization by producing “replicants” — bio-engineered robots virtually identical to humans.
BAD-CORPORATE-CITIZEN RATING, ON A SCALE OF 1 to 10: (8) In creating increasingly “real” replicants — most notably in his Nexus-6 series — company founder Dr. Eldon Tyrell has fashioned himself as a modern God. Of course, things go wrong when his latest creations return home to meet their maker.