Thermo Fisher Scientific reports Q4 and full year 2013 results today, January 30 2014. Highlights include revenue growth of 6% for the quarter to $3.47 billion in 2013, versus $3.26 billion in 2012 and revenue for full year 2013 grew 5% to $13.09 billion, versus $12.51 billion a year ago. Also, the acquisition of Life Technologies to add complementary genomics, next-generation sequencing and forensic science capabilities for customers in life sciences and applied markets, and to expand presence in APAC and emerging markets.
President and CEO, Marc N. Casper commented, “Our excellent performance in 2013 positions us well for the year ahead. We look forward to successfully integrating Life Technologies and fully leveraging our depth of capabilities to create value for our customers and achieve our goals for growth in 2014.”