|Industry||Scientific tools and reagents|
|Successor(s)||Thermo Fisher Scientific|
|Headquarters||Hampton, New Hampshire|
|Key people||Paul Montrone, last CEO
David T. Della Panta, last president/COO
Fisher Scientific International, Inc. (NYSE: FSH) (colloquially known as Fisher) was a biotechnology company that provided products and services to the global scientific research and United States clinical laboratory markets. Its customers included pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, colleges, universities, and secondary education institutions, medical research institutions, hospitals and reference labs and quality control, process control and research and development laboratories. The company offered more than 600,000 products and services to over 350,000 customers located in approximately 150 countries. No single customer represented more than 3% of its total sales in the year ended December 31, 2004.
In August 2004, the company merged with Apogent Technologies Inc., a company engaged primarily in the manufacture and sale of laboratory products in the United States and other countries.
In May 2006, Fisher Scientific and Thermo Electron announced that they would merge in a tax-free, stock-for-stock exchange. The merger closed on November 9, 2006 and the merged company is now called Thermo Fisher Scientific.
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- ^ 2004 Annual Report (Form 10-K). Retrieved 4 July 2005.
- Fisher HealthCare Clinical Catalog - The Digital Edition
- Fisher HealthCare Rapid Diagnostics Catalog - The Digital Edition
- 1980 article on Fisher's product line
- 1987 article on Fisher products
- Lancaster Laboratories
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Pharmaceutical chemistry
- History of biochemistry
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