Applied Biosystems Inc.
Manufactured - in America - biochemicals and automated genetic engineering and diagnostic research instruments, including the principal brand of DNA sequencing machine used by the Human Genome Project.
1981 - Sam Eletr and Andre Marion found company as a biochemical and manufactured diagnostic research instrument manufacturer. 2008 - company is merged with Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ:IVGN), forming 'Life Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: LIFE)'.
UK Sales Office: Applied Biosystems Limited, Kelvin close, Birchwood Science Park, Warrington, Cheshire; also sales offices / bases worldwide: West Germany, France, Italy and Rotterdam, Japan and Ontario.