Symbion Systems, Inc. Announces that it has Entered into an Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Informatics Business Covering the Distribution of Symbion’s Software Products for Analytical Instrument Control, Analysis, and Process Monitoring

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TUSTIN, Calif., November 5, 2012Symbion Systems, Inc., a leader in providing analytical instrument control, analysis, and connectivity software, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Informatics Business of Thermo Fisher Scientific under which Thermo Fisher will become a distributor of Symbion’s line of software products. The products will be marketed in conjunction with the GRAMS spectroscopy software suite, broadening Thermo Fisher’s already substantial family of products for visualizing, processing, and managing spectroscopic data.

“The Thermo Fisher agreement provides Symbion with a new highly respected distributor with high visibility in the spectroscopic community,” said Dr. W. Michael Doyle, CEO of Symbion Systems. “It will complement Symbion’s established distributions channels including the direct marketing of its products to instrument manufacturers, systems integrators and end users.”

Symbion-DX and RX provide standardized platforms for controlling a wide range of spectrometers and other analytical instruments. In addition, they feature extensive data manipulation and application development capabilities as well as the ability to communicate with numerous third party programs, and enterprise-wide data systems. These programs streamline the development of comprehensive analytical methods encompassing instrument and sample system control, data analysis, process trending, database archiving, and reporting to enterprise-wide data systems. Each method is permanently stored in the underlying Oracle™ database and is under full version control, compliant with 21 CFR Part 11. Once validated, a method can be recalled from the database and downloaded for deployment at multiple instrumentation locations. In short, Symbion-DX and RX provide all of the instrumentation capabilities required for on-line process analysis and integration into systems for process analytical technology (PAT).

About Symbion Systems, Inc.

Symbion Systems, Inc. was founded in 2002 to develop and market standardized instrument control and data management software for the analytical instrument and process analytical industries. The company’s products are employed both by instruments manufacturers for instrument control and data handling and by end-users for integrating diverse functions in laboratory and process installations. In addition, Symbion works closely with its sister company, Axiom Analytical, Inc. to develop and implement comprehensive hardware and software systems for on-line process analysis and control.

For more information about Symbion Systems visit www.gosymbion.com or phone (949) 757-9300.

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 $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 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 three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.

For more information about Thermo Fisher Scientific visit www.thermofisher.com.

EDITORIAL CONTACTS:
Laura Salanitro - Symbion Systems, Inc.
(949) 757-9300
lsalanitro@goaxiom.com