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Updated: Nov 18 2013

PerkinElmer

  • PerkinElmer
  • 940 Winter Street
  • Waltham, MA, 02451
  • UNITED STATES

At PerkinElmer, we design, manufacture and deliver advanced technology solutions that address the world's most critical health and safety concerns, including maternal and fetal health, clean water and air, and safe food and toys.

Our expertise combines science, innovation and a culture of operational excellence to offer our customers technology services and support that improve the quality of people's lives worldwide.

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