HAMPTON, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2006--Fisher Scientific
International Inc. (NYSE: FSH) will issue a press release regarding
its second-quarter and year-to-date results on Tuesday, July 25,
before the market opens.
Fisher Scientific: A World Leader in Serving Science
Fisher Scientific International Inc. (NYSE: FSH) is a leading
provider of products and services to the scientific community. Fisher
facilitates discovery by supplying researchers and clinicians in labs
around the world with the tools they need. We serve pharmaceutical and
biotech companies; colleges and universities; medical-research
institutions; hospitals; reference, quality-control, process-control
and R&D labs in various industries; as well as government agencies.
From biochemicals, cell-culture media and proprietary RNAi technology
to rapid-diagnostic tests, safety products and other consumable
supplies, Fisher provides more than 600,000 products and services.
This broad offering, combined with Fisher's globally integrated supply
chain and unmatched sales and marketing capabilities, helps make our
350,000 customers more efficient and effective at what they do.
Founded in 1902, Fisher Scientific is a FORTUNE 500 company and is
a component of the S&P 500 Index. With approximately 19,500 employees
worldwide, the company had revenues of $5.6 billion in 2005. Fisher
Scientific is a company committed to delivering on our promises -- to
customers, shareholders and employees alike. Additional information
about Fisher is available on the company's Web site at
CONTACT: Fisher Scientific International Inc.
Gia L. Oei, 603-929-2489
Chet Mehta, 603-929-2260
SOURCE: Fisher Scientific International Inc.