Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc was born in 2006 as a result of the merger of Thermo Elctron which was originally founded in 1956 by George Hatsopoulos and Fisher Scientific which was originally founded in 1902 by Chestr G. Fisher. The company is traded in the New York Stock Exchange. They have current revenue of around $13 billion. They consist of employee strength of more than 39,000. They offer their services to customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, clinical diagnostics labs and hospitals, research institutions and universities, government agencies and environmental as well as process control entities. Their mission statement suggests that they are dedicated to create a healthier and cleaner world.