Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacture, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. Its Analytical Technologies segment offers products for use in applications in the laboratory, on the production line and in the field. These products are used by customers in markets, including healthcare and diagnostics; pharmaceutical and biotechnology, academic and government, and industrial and applied markets. The company’s Specialty Diagnostics segment provides diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments, and associated products used to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnoses. These products are used by customers in healthcare, clinical, pharmaceutical, industrial, and food safety laboratories. It also provides diagnostics products used in healthcare laboratories to prepare and analyze patient samples; and biosciences products comprising reagents and consumables used in life science research, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical production. Its Laboratory Products and Services segment offers products and services for use by customers in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, government, and other research and industrial markets, as well as in the clinical laboratory markets. This segment provides laboratory equipment, including sample preparation and preservation, cold storage, centrifugation products, biological safety cabinets, temperature control products, and laboratory furniture; laboratory consumables; research and safety market solutions; and biopharma services. The company serves pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions, government agencies, and environmental and industrial process control settings primarily in the United States, Germany, China, and the United Kingdom. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.