We are a leading provider of products, services and solutions to the
diagnostics, research, environmental, industrial and laboratory services
markets. Through our advanced technologies, solutions, and services, we address
critical issues that help to improve the health and safety of people and their
We are a Massachusetts corporation, founded in 1947. Our headquarters are in
Waltham, Massachusetts, and we market our products and services in more than 150
countries. As of December 29, 2013, we employed approximately 7,600 employees in
our continuing operations. Our common stock is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the symbol �PKI� and we are a component of the S&P 500 Index.
We maintain a website with the address http://www.perkinelmer.com. We are not
including the information contained in our website as part of, or incorporating
it by reference into, this annual report on Form 10-K.