Thermo Fisher completes acquisition of Phenom World

The addition of Phenom World's leading desktop SEM platform strengthens Thermo Fisher's leadership in electron microscopy


New Delhi: One of the world’s biggest biosupplier, Thermo Fisher Scientific has recently completed the acquisition of Phenom-World, a leader in desktop scanning electron microscopy (SEM) solutions. Thermo Fisher will integrate the business into Thermo Fisher’s Analytical Instruments segment.

The addition of Phenom World’s leading desktop SEM platform strengthens Thermo Fisher’s leadership in electron microscopy and expands the company’s entry-level and desktop SEMs offerings for customers working in the materials science, industrial manufacturing, life sciences and electronics industries.

Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Phenom-World delivers best-in-class desktop SEMs, and imaging and analysis packages, for research and industrial markets.

Phenom is a small, table-top sized Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) originally developed by Philips and FEI and further developed by Phenom-World. The microscope features a combination of optical and electron-optical images; the optical image enables a Neverlost function so operators may navigate to any point on the sample.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. The company’s premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.