WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Phenom-World, a leader in desktop scanning electron microscopy (SEM) solutions. Thermo Fisher will integrate the business into Thermo Fisher's Analytical Instruments segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Phenom-World delivers best-in-class desktop SEMs, and imaging and analysis packages, for research and industrial markets. The addition of Phenom World's leading desktop SEM platform strengthens Thermo Fisher's leadership in electron microscopy and expands the company's entry-level and desktop SEMs offerings for customers working in the materials science, industrial manufacturing, life sciences and electronics industries.
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