Expanded Presence Accelerates Growth Strategy in Emerging Markets
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2012--
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving
science, today announced it has opened a new demonstration laboratory
and training center in Seoul, South Korea. The facility, which will
showcase the company’s industry-leading offering of analytical
instrumentation, software and consumables, strengthens Thermo Fisher’s
foothold in this important emerging market.
“Expansion in emerging markets is a key component of our company growth
strategy, and this new demonstration center is an important milestone in
our plan to establish a more direct presence in South Korea, which is a
large and growing market for us,” said Marc N. Casper, president and
chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher. “As we’ve done in other
emerging markets, such as China and India, we believe it’s critical to
showcase our depth of capabilities to our local customers. This new
center gives us the opportunity to demonstrate how our comprehensive
offering can be applied to their healthcare, environmental and
The new 1,800-square-foot facility will give customers hands-on access
to Thermo Fisher’s state-of-the-art analytical instruments, including
the new Thermo Scientific Q Exactive mass spectrometry and Dionex ion
chromatography systems, as well as a range of laboratory equipment and
Thermo Fisher currently has nearly 100 employees at its two facilities
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. 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 $12 billion, we have approximately
39,000 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 three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher
Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of
innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single
solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services
help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient
diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com.
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