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Dionex  (Stock symbol: DNEX ) Acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific (2010 $ 2,100,000,000 )

1228 Titan Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Michael W Pope (Network General) A Blaine Bowman (Dionex Former President/CEO) Roderick C McGeary (Bearing Point Chairman);  David L Anderson (Sutter Hill Ventures);  Riccardo Pigliucci (Life Science International)
Former outside board: Bill Moore (Biomation Former President);  James Battey (Psi Star CEO);  Bruce Drucker (Dow Treasurer)

Business description: Dionex is a leading developer and manufacturer of laboratory and process analytical systems and related products used to isolate, identify, and quantify the components of complex chemical mixtures. Dionex products are used extensively in environmental analysis, and by the pharmaceutical, life sciences, biotechnology, chemical, petrochemical, power generation, food and beverage, and electronics industries. These products are used to meet analytical needs ranging from basic research to in-process quality control. Dionex customers include many of the largest industrial companies worldwide, as well as government agencies, research institutions, and universities. The Dionex product line offers a broad range of analytical technologies to meet the needs of a growing number of customers. In the area of liquid chromatography, these technologies include ion chromatography (IC), classical high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), HPLC using polymeric flowpaths and capillary- and nano HPLC. In the area of sample preparation, these technologies include accelerated solvent extraction (ASEĀ®). Dionex chromatography workstations provide reliable start-to-finish automation and multiple instrument control.
Partners include: Applied Biosystems/MDS SCIEX ;  Genstar Pacific

Ownership: Acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific (2010 $ 2,100,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: DNEX
VCs include: Sutter Hill Ventures
Corporate investors: Genstar Pacific

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Record updated: Jul 2010
Sector: Medical
Year Founded: 1975
Headcount: 1251-1600 as of Jan 2010
Ownership: Acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific (2010 $ 2,100,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: DNEX