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2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Suite 800W

Washington, DC 20037

United States

Phone: 202-828-0850

Fax: 202-828-0860

lutions to store, share, and analyze pathology images digitally. Typical users of these products include pathologists, lab managers, and researchers. The diagnostics business markets its products under the APERIO, BECKMAN COULTER, HEMOCUE, IRIS, LEICA BIOSYSTEMS, RADIOMETER and SURGIPATH brands. Life Sciences The life sciences business consists of the following businesses: The company’s microscopy business is a global provider of professional microscopes designed to manipulate, preserve, and capture images of, and improve the user’s visualization and analysis of, microscopic structures. Its microscopy products include laser scanning (confocal) microscopes; compound microscopes and related equipment; surgical and other stereo microscopes; and specimen preparation products for electron microscopy. Typical users of these products include research, medical and surgical professionals operating in research and pathology laboratories, academic settings and surgical theaters. The company’s mass spectrometry business is a global provider of mass spectrometers. Mass spectrometry is a technique for identifying, analyzing, and quantifying elements, chemical compounds, and biological molecules, individually or in complex mixtures. Its products utilize various combinations of quadrupole, time-of-flight, and ion trap technologies, and are used in conjunction with a third party liquid chromatography instrument. The company’s mass spectrometer systems are used in various applications, such as drug discovery and clinical development of therapeutics, as well as in basic research, clinical testing, food and beverage quality testing, and environmental testing. To support the company’s installations worldwide, it provides implementation, validation, training, maintenance, and support from its global services network. Typical users of its mass spectrometry products include molecular biologists, bioanalytical chemists, toxicologists, and forensic scientists, as well as quality assurance and quality control technicians. The company also provides bioanalytical measurement systems, including microplate readers, automated cellular screening products and associated reagents, and imaging software. Typical users of these products include biologists and chemists engaged in research and drug discovery, who use these products to determine electrical or chemical activity in cell samples. The company also offers workflow instruments and consumables that help researchers analyze genomic, protein, and cellular information. Primary product areas include sample preparation equipment, such as centrifugation and capillary electrophoresis instrumentation and consumables; liquid handling automation instruments and associated consumables; flow cytometry instrumentation and associated antibodies and reagents; and particle characterization instrumentation. Researchers use the business' products to study biological function in the pursuit of basic research, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic development. Typical users of these products include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, medical schools, and research institutions and in some cases industrial manufacturers. The company’s life sciences business markets its products under the AB SCIEX, BECKMAN COULTER, LEICA MICROSYSTEMS, and MOLECULAR DEVICES brands. The businesses sell to customers primarily through direct sales personnel and independent distributors. DENTAL The Dental segment is a provider of a range of dental consumables, equipment and services that are used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums and supporting bone, and to improve the aesthetics of the human smile. The company’s dental businesses develop, manufacture, and market various dental consumables and dental equipment, such as orthodontic bracket systems and lab products; impression, bonding, and restorative materials; endodontic systems and related consumables; infection prevention products; implant systems; diamond and carbide rotary instruments; digital imaging and other visualization and magnification systems; air and electric handpieces and associated consumab


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