Thermo Fisher Scientific opens OES and X-ray demo center

March 3, 2008

Ecublens, Switzerland,  Feb.29 - Thermo Fisher Scientific has added an OES and X-ray Product Demonstration Center to its state-of-the-art Training Institute in West Palm Beach, Fla. This product demonstration center will give current and prospective customers the opportunity to evaluate Thermo Scientific Optical Emission (OES), Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) and Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (WDXRF) systems. These innovative systems, designed for use in a variety of environments in the metals, cement, forensics, minerals, mining and petrochemicals industries, are all available at the new training facility.

The newly renovated training institute houses extensive, high-tech laboratories (furnished with the latest instrumentation and analysis software) and optimal classroom settings that maximize the learning experience of the operator. By offering users hands-on experience, they gain greater productivity with their instruments and receive exclusive, product-oriented training from industry experts. Customers can then apply the latest techniques and applications directly to their analyses.

Customer training courses are available for most Thermo Scientific instrumentation (e.g., mass spectrometry, chromatography, molecular spectroscopy and elemental analysis), including OES (ARL 3460/4460/QuantoDesk/QUANTRIS), EDXRF (ARL QUANT'X) and WDXRF (ARL OPTIM'X/ADVANT'X/9900 X-ray workstation combining full XRD/XRF) instruments. The new facility also functions as a commercial operations center that accommodates an expansive call center, technical support functions, order and processingand administrative offices that support all Thermo Scientific instruments, products and consumables.

Customers and prospects can register to attend live demonstrations via their local Thermo Scientific sales representatives and training course information and pre-registration of courses can be scheduled online through