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FISHER SCIENTIFIC COMPANY UNIT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH MERCK & COMPANY

FISHER SCIENTIFIC COMPANY UNIT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH MERCK & COMPANY
 HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher Scientific International Inc.'s Fisher Scientific Company (NYSE: FSH) Unit has signed an agreement with Merck & Co., Inc. to supply instruments and other products to Merck's research center in West Point, Penn. The estimated value of the three-year contract is $7.5 million.
 The agreement provides for the supply of specialized instruments for tissue culture, biotechnology, medicinal chemistry and genetic engineering, as well as glassware, plasticware and high-purity chemicals. All materials are to be supplied on a "just-in-time" basis, with twice-daily deliveries for routine orders.
 The technology behind the contract brings a new level of efficiency to procurement for a vast, multi-laboratory site. Orders will be automatically transmitted by the Merck mainframe computer to Fisher which will provide customized bar codes for each shipment to expedite delivery to the end users. In addition, electronic data interchange, including electronic invoicing will virtually eliminate paper flow.
 Fisher Scientific is the oldest and largest supplier of instruments, equipment and other products to the scientific community in North America.
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 /CONTACT: Norman Ritter of Fisher Scientific, 603-929-2322/
 (FSH) CO: Fisher Scientific International, Inc. ST: New Hampshire IN: MTC SU: CON


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