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Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Freezer that Offers Outstanding Sample Protection

Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Freezer that Offers Outstanding Sample Protection. New Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series Provides Outstanding Performance, Storage Capacity and Energy Efficiency

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ATLANTA (July 26, 2011) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today unveiled the new Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers at the AACC (American Association of Clinical Chemistry) meeting. Providing outstanding sample protection, while maintaining high standards in energy efficiency and capacity per footprint, these new freezers excel in both design and security. Equipped with a unique touch-screen control panel that features an event log, health monitoring system and controlled access options, the Revco® UxF Series provides a constant update on the integrity and health of the freezer compartment. The company will showcase the products at Thermo Scientific booth #1720 during Clinical Lab Expo at AACC 2011, being held July 26 – July 28, at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

The Revco UxF freezers maximize sample storage capacity while minimizing the freezer’s footprint inside the lab. Five new capacities range in size from 421 - 949 liters (14.9 - 33.5 cu. ft.) and provide a number of options to suit any storage and lab space requirements. The freezers’ new cabinet design and vacuum panel insulation allow storage of up to 70,000 2mL tubes or 118,300 1mL Thermo Scientific Cryobank tubes.

Revco ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers The Revco UxF freezers maximize sample storage capacity while minimizing the freezer’s footprint inside the lab. Five new capacities range in size from 421 - 949 liters (14.9 - 33.5 cu. ft.) and provide a number of options to suit any storage and lab space requirements. The freezers’ new cabinet design and vacuum panel insulation allow storage of up to 70,000 2mL tubes or 118,300 1mL Thermo Scientific Cryobank tubes.

With increased environmental consciousness within laboratories, energy efficiency is becoming a primary consideration in the decision to purchase freezer equipment. The Thermo Scientific Revco UxF Series provides a choice of high-performance or energy-savings mode through the intuitive touch-screen display.

"Working very closely with a wide range of global customers to develop the Revco UxF Series, Thermo Fisher is able to provide a secure, nurturing environment to maintain sample integrity. The Revco UxF Series represents our ongoing investment and commitment to innovation,” said Lisa Witte, VP and general manager, Cold Storage, Thermo Fisher Scientific.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of nearly $11 billion, we have approximately 37,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.
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