PerkinElmer Opens New Diagnostics Facility in Chennai

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Laboratory Expands Access to Innovative Solutions for Safer
Pregnancies and Healthier Babies in India

WALTHAM, Mass. & CHENNAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PerkinElmer,
Inc.,
a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of
people and the environment, has expanded its footprint in India with the
opening of a new diagnostics facility in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The
laboratory will provide a comprehensive menu of diagnostic screening
services to hospitals, maternity nursing facilities, diagnostic labs and
clinicians throughout India.

Prahlad Singh, President, Diagnostics, PerkinElmer formally inaugurated
the facility today in the presence of a leading group of clinicians,
including gynecologists, fetal medicine specialists and pediatricians,
along with medical research professionals and key opinion leaders.

Since 1981, PerkinElmer has been providing instruments and services to
customers in India, spanning a wide range of markets. The opening of the
Chennai laboratory broadens PerkinElmer’s diagnostic offerings to
respond to India’s growing need for easier access to technologies that
can screen for and help diagnose prenatal and neonatal conditions.
Newborn screening helps detect metabolic and other inherited disorders
that are treatable only when identified during the first few days of
life.

“We are experiencing a steady rise in demand for maternal fetal health
and newborn screening solutions in India as hospitals, clinicians and
expectant parents strive to ensure healthier outcomes through early
detection, diagnosis and proper management of prenatal and neonatal
conditions,” said Jayashree Thacker, President, PerkinElmer India. “This
state-of-the art laboratory underscores our commitment to our continued
expansion plans in India. By increasing our capacity to accommodate
higher testing volumes, offer a comprehensive and growing menu of
diagnostic assays, and provide a hands-on experience with our innovative
technologies, we are further supporting India’s healthcare requirements.”

The Chennai laboratory extends PerkinElmer’s capabilities in India with
a widened set of assays related to cytogenetics and molecular
diagnostics. PerkinElmer will also provide customer service and support,
along with product training and demonstrations, at the Chennai
laboratory. A newborn screening application facility within the lab will
showcase PerkinElmer’s programs and includes visual aids, equipment
platforms and application software to support key stakeholders.

About PerkinElmer, Inc.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader focused on improving the health and
safety of people and the environment. The Company reported revenue of
approximately $2.3 billion in 2015, has approximately 8,000 employees
serving customers in more than 150 countries, and is a component of the
S&P 500 Index.

The Company established direct operations in India in 2004 and currently
has more than 6,000 customers there across several markets including
diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, biotech, food, agriculture, chemicals,
plastics, automobile and academic research labs.

PerkinElmer’s global diagnostic offerings include: prenatal, neonatal
and infectious disease screening, along with molecular diagnostics
solutions, through its wide range of instruments, reagents and assay
platforms, and software. The Company also provides private cord blood
and cord tissue preservation to families through ViaCord, LLC.

Additional information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at www.perkinelmer.com.

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Contacts

Media Contact:
PerkinElmer, Inc.
Raghu Basiboina,
+91.97.3987.7272
raghu.basiboina@perkinelmer.com