NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Thermo Fisher Scientific said today it will expand its presence in South America by opening a sales center for its informatics products in Columbia.
Thermo said the Colombian company IST Internacional will support sales in the country and will emphasize Thermo’s LIMS and chromatography data systems.
The sales staff will focus on Colombian industries including petrochemicals, chemicals, mining, the environment, and water treatment, among others.
IST General Manager Fabian Nino said Thermo “shares [IST’s] vision for increased investment in Colombia in terms of sales, technical support services, and new product development to adapt to the local needs.”
Thermo said it now has operations in Chile, Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina, and partnerships in Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and Colombia.