PerkinElmer Unveils JANUS Automated Workstation Platform at LabAutomation 2006

BOSTON, Jan 23, 2006 — Introduces New Liquid Handling Solutions to Provide Real-Time and Future Adaptability in Throughput, Capacity and Dynamic Volume Range PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, today announced extensive new capabilities for its comprehensive JANUS(TM) Automated Workstation platform at LabAutomation 2006, in Palm Springs, California, booth #339. The single JANUS platform includes new features and functionalities to provide laboratories with real-time and future adaptability in throughput, capacity and dynamic volume range to meet their liquid handling automation needs. JANUS is the cornerstone of PerkinElmer’s Packard Automation and Liquid Handling Portfolio, its next generation of automation and liquid handling instrumentation. Packard automated liquid handling solutions from PerkinElmer eliminate the challenge of obsolescence for laboratories by providing modular and scalable solutions to meet their needs now and in the future. “Today’s laboratories are choosing complete, integrated application platforms to increase their flexibility, precision, and accuracy,” said Jonathan Rennert, Vice President and General Manager, Analytical Sciences, for PerkinElmer’s Life and Analytical Sciences division. “Our new enhanced JANUS platform represents a significant opportunity for PerkinElmer to deliver one comprehensive, scalable platform with extended adaptability and functionality to meet our customers’ needs for complete assay automation.”

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