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Thermo Fisher signs Chilean partner

2 May 2008



Thermo Fisher Scientific has established a new partnership with Alta Tecnología to extend its informatics offerings in Chile.

The new distribution agreement allows Alta Tecnología to support sales activities in Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia for the Thermo Scientific portfolio of informatics products, which are focused on the process industries and analytical laboratories, including Nautilus LIMS, Sample Manager LIMS and Atlas CDS. Dedicated sales experts will target those industries that are strong in the region, and that Thermo Fisher Scientific has long served, including the mining, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and chemical markets.

Gonzalo Gonzalez, of Alta Tecnología, said: ‘Alta Tecnología focuses on the Latin American market, currently specialising in mass spectroscopy, spectroscopy and elemental analysis. We already represent Thermo Fisher Scientific in Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia for mass spectrometry; chromatography; spectroscopy and elemental analysis products; and are responsible for the spectroscopy products (UV-VIS and IR) in Chile. Alta Tecnología will offer sales and technical support for the informatics portfolio, bringing a dedicated local approach to the Thermo Fisher activity in the region.’

Thermo Fisher Scientific informatics solutions have been deployed throughout the life sciences and process industries of the Latin American and Caribbean region for more than 20 years. Thermo Fisher Scientific provides customers based in the region with software solutions designed to improve their operations as well as reduce risk and total cost of ownership. The company operates offices in Chile, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina and has an extended network of authorised partners in Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Colombia.

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