VWR International to distribute for Thermo Fisher

By Freddie Pierce
Follow @JosephWilkesWDM VWR International,a global solutions provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services, announced today it has signed a g...

VWR International, a global solutions provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services, announced today it has signed a global distribution agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Thermo Fisher represents one of VWR's most important global suppliers with products supporting all of VWR's customer segments including pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental and healthcare.

Thomas Loewald, Senior Vice President and President of the Thermo Fisher’s Laboratory Products business, said: "We are excited to continue our long-standing relationship with VWR. Their experience and service excellence provides value and strength to the Thermo Scientific brand.”

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $13 billion, and approximately 39,000 employees it serves 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.

VWR International, LLC, headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a global provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services with worldwide sales in excess of $4.1 billion in 2012.

VWR enables the advancement of research by providing product and service solutions to laboratories and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotech, industrial, educational, governmental and healthcare industries.  

It has more than 160 years of experience and in excess of 8,000 associates around the world working to streamline the way scientists, researchers, medical professionals and engineers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific stock and maintain their facilities.

It also provides onsite services, storeroom management, product procurement, supply chain systems integration and technical services.

Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and Chief Executive Officer of VWR, said: “For many years VWR and Thermo Fisher have worked together to serve science. We are excited to have signed an agreement to ensure we have the broadest range of products to offer our customers.

"We look forward to continuing to provide the solutions our customers need for success."

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