Thermo Fisher Scientific Invests in China Innovation Center

July 5, 2013
LCGC Europe eNews
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Thermo Fisher Scientific (Massachusetts, USA) has announced the establishment of the China Innovation Center in Shanghai, China. The company has invested $9.5 million to support the development of the organization, which will also employ 200?300 engineers over the next two to three years. This follows the opening of the company?s Suzhou manufacturing facility late last year, furthering expansion of research, development, and training capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.

Thermo Fisher Scientific (Massachusetts, USA) has announced the establishment of the China Innovation Center in Shanghai, China. The company has invested $9.5 million to support the development of the organization, which will also employ 200–300 engineers over the next two to three years. This follows the opening of the company’s Suzhou manufacturing facility late last year, furthering expansion of research, development, and training capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.

The facility will cover more than 30,000 square feet of laboratory space dedicated to research and development, and 10,000 square feet reserved for a technology training center expected to instruct up to 2500 customers each year.

“China is one of our fastest growing markets and continues to be a key contributor to our success,” said Marc N. Casper, president and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific. He added: “The China Innovation Center builds on our well-established local presence and is an important next step as we align our product development efforts with investments in our manufacturing infrastructure.”

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