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Thermo Fisher Scientific Completes Acquisition of Lomb Scientific

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Lomb Scientific, a well-known provider of laboratory chemicals, consumables and instruments in Australia and New Zealand.

Lomb Scientific has approximately 100 employees at its offices and warehouses in both countries, particularly in Sydney, Perth and Auckland. The company had full-year revenues of approximately AUD $34 million in 2009. Lomb Scientific will be integrated into both of Thermo Fisher Scientific's business segments: Analytical Technologies and Laboratory Products and Services.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of more than $10 billion, we have approximately 35,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

SOURCE: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

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