CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pittcon 2017 – The global community of SelectScience readers and contributors has voted Thermo Fisher Scientific Reviewers’ Choice Company of the Year, an annual award that recognizes one company with the best reviews and ratings on SelectScience, a leading independent online resource that fulfills the information needs of the global scientific community.
SelectScience announced the winners at an awards ceremony during the annual Pittcon Conference & Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago and presented the award to Dan Shine, senior vice president and president, analytical instruments for Thermo Fisher. Thermo Fisher had previously been named Reviewers’ Choice Company of the Year in 2015.
“It is an honor to be recognized again for innovation by the scientists and researchers who make up the SelectScience community,” said Shine. “We are committed to continuously re-imagining technologies and products designed to accelerate innovation and drive productivity in our customers’ laboratories around the globe.”
“The Reviewers’ Choice Award for ‘Company of the Year’ acknowledges the corporation which has received the highest level and ratings of customer reviews online,” said Kerry Parker, editor-in-chief, SelectScience. “Scientists expect to read reviews and receive validation from others when investing in their laboratory, therefore Thermo Fisher Scientific is being recognized as the company of choice by customers.”
The company also received awards in the “Video of the Year” and “Article of the Year” categories. Thermo Fisher earned Reviewers’ Choice Video of the Year for its segment featuring Professor Francisco Radler, head of the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory – LADETEC – UFRJ. The video shed light on the role that mass spectrometry, including Thermo Scientific Orbitrap technology, played in the WADA-certified lab for the analysis and detection of prohibited substances in athletes’ samples. In addition, the Reviewers’ Choice Article of the Year went to Alexander Makarov, director of global research, life sciences mass spectrometry at Thermo Fisher, for his article on the Hong Kong Jockey Club and their use of mass spectrometry in testing for prohibited substances using the Orbitrap mass spectrometry technology.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $18 billion and more than 55,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.