Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific Form Thermo Fisher Scientific
January 1, 2007
WALTHAM, Mass. - Thermo Electron Corporation and Fisher Scientific International Inc. announced that the merger of the two companies has been completed, creating Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. The companies combined in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction following antitrust clearance received from the European Commission. The new company, headquartered in Waltham, Mass., has approximately $9 billion in revenues and 30,000 employees.