Furthers Commitment to Global Customer Solutions

WALTHAM, Mass. – PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced that it will begin direct distribution of its instrumentation and extend its suite of services, including its portfolio of OneSource® solutions, in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

The new PerkinElmer subsidiary, PerkinElmer Ireland Ltd., will assume direct responsibility for instrumentation sales, service and support for more than 250 customers in Ireland from its distributor, Foss Ireland Ltd. This move reinforces PerkinElmer’s commitment to provide its customers with many of the industry’s most innovative products and services while providing a greater level of support for customers in a wide range of markets including pharmaceutical, biotech, and government and private research laboratories.

“Bringing a seamless product and service solution to our customers in Ireland will enable them to fully reap the benefit of PerkinElmer’s proven expertise globally to meet both scientific and business needs and improve laboratory performance,” said Robert F. Friel, President and Chief Executive Officer, PerkinElmer.

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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 $1.8 billion in 2007, has 9,100 employees serving customers in more than 125 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through or 1-877-PKI-NYSE.

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