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Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens New Demonstration Center in South Korea

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 industrial applications.”

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 related consumables.

Thermo Fisher currently has nearly 100 employees at its two facilities in Seoul.

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.

Source: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

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