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About Us

PerkinElmer enables scientists, researchers and clinicians to address their most critical challenges across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for a healthier world, we deliver unique solutions to serve the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier and more accurate insights supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide is passionate about helping customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

Key Facts

Our Mission: Innovating for a healthier world

President and Chief Executive Officer: Prahlad Singh

2020 Revenue: Approximately $3.8 billion

Global Headquarters: Waltham, MA

Number of Patents: 3,500

Ticker Symbol: PKI (NYSE)


Our innovative and comprehensive technologies support the detection and identification of disease, organic and inorganic contaminants, and biological pathways that impact human and environmental health.


Detect and identify disease, contaminants and biological pathways

Scientists and clinicians gain significant biological insights through our modular, fully automated, and powerful imaging technologies.


Visualize biological and chemical insights

PerkinElmer provides optimal service and support around the world.


Customized laboratory management, research and clinical solutions

Our informatics and software platforms provide efficient workflow management and data processing to make scientists and technicians more productive.


Unify, visualize, analyze, model and collaborate on your data


For Safer Pregnancies


Our comprehensive portfolio of screening and diagnostic solutions enables earlier clinical insights. Learn what we're doing to help clinicians save lives every day.

For Faster Cures

Life Sciences

Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 8.8 million fatalities in 2015. Learn how our imaging innovations are helping researchers uncover valuable new insights.

For Safer Food


Over a quarter of global food crops are contaminated with mycotoxins, and 5.6 billion pounds of pesticides are used worldwide. Learn how our testing solutions are ensuring the safety of food from farm to table.

Environmental - River


All around the world, our water, air and soil are under the threat of contaminants and pollutants. Learn how our environmental monitoring solutions are helping to keep our planet safer.



From raw materials right up to finished products, learn how our portfolio of industrial analytical solutions enables the highest accuracy, sensitivity, and ease of operation.

*PerkinElmer conducts business in nearly every country across the globe.

*Excluding the following countries that are currently restricted due to embargo and/or sanctions: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria