Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets innovative products to simplify and automate complex biomedical testing. The company’s leading-edge diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, help physicians diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patient health.
The company is also a leading provider of in vitro diagnostic systems and reproductive health products. A recent partnership with the Chinese government is expected to help reduce the incidence of birth defects and improve quality of life for newborns by making high-quality prenatal screening services available to more than 5 million women.
Beckman Coulter was founded by Caltech professor Arnold O. Beckman in 1935 and joined Danaher in 2011.