BOSTON, April 26 -- PerkinElmer Inc. and Labindia Instruments Pvt. Ltd., a lab service and marketing company in India, announced today the launch of PerkinElmer India Pvt. Ltd., a direct sales, service and marketing operation targeting India's life science and analytical instrumentation markets.
PerkinElmer will hold a majority interest in the joint venture, which will be headquartered in Thane, India, with demo facilities and sales offices in Mumbai, Thane, New Delhi, Chennai, Baroda, Pune, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Kolkatta and Bangalore. PerkinElmer India will employ 180 people in direct sales, service, technical support and administration.
"India represents a key growth market for a number of PerkinElmer businesses, including biopharma, environmental and chemical and genetic screening," said Peter Coggins, PhD, president of PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences. "We are pleased to be working with Labindia to bring the full range of our Life and Analytical Sciences product and service portfolio to India's rapidly expanding community of scientists and researchers."
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