BOSTON-PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced that it has signed a three-year agreement with Schering Corporation, a subsidiary of Schering-Plough Corporation, to provide and implement its OneSource® maintenance solution at four Schering-Plough laboratory sites in New Jersey. This represents the extension of an existing relationship between these companies for analytical and life sciences instrumentation and related services.
OneSource offers a comprehensive, flexible business solution for all lab equipment maintenance and asset management activities. Through consolidated and proactive management, OneSource provides customers with better control of their maintenance costs and helps to improve laboratory productivity through increased uptime.
"Schering-Plough's decision demonstrates its position as a leader in the industry, capitalizing on the growing trend toward laboratory management solutions that are flexible and deliver a high level of productivity," said Robert F. Friel, president of PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences. "OneSource is a proven solution in that regard."
Health Sciences end markets include genetic screening, environmental, service, biopharma and medical imaging. Photonics markets include sensors and specialty lighting.
PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global technology leader driving growth and innovation in Health Sciences and Photonics markets to improve the quality of life. The Company reported revenues of $1.5 billion in 2005, has 8,000 employees serving customers in more than 125 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through www.perkinelmer.com or 1-877-PKI-NYSE.
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