Fisher Scientific

As the world leader in serving science, Fisher Scientific (NYSE: FSH) offers more than 600,000 products and services to some 350,000 customers in approximately 145 countries. As a result of its broad product offering, electronic-commerce capabilities and integrated global logistics network, Fisher serves as a one-stop source of products, services and global solutions for its customers.

For many years, laboratories on all nine campuses of the University of California have been Fisher customers. Fisher also serves other leading academic research and medical institutions, the world's major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, industrial and government research institutes and testing laboratories, hospitals and clinical laboratories. Additional information about Fisher is available on the company's Web site at http://www.fisherscientific.com.