NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Fisher Scientific said today that it plans to implement an average price increase of 5.3 percent for “certain laboratory consumables” that will go into effect on Aug. 1.
 
The company said that the pricing change, which will affect products such as specialty laboratory plastic ware and liquid-handling products, “is in response to increases in raw material and energy costs that are being driven by the continued inflationary environment in many industries, particularly commodity materials.”

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