Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (Bio-Rad) manufactures and supplies the life science research, healthcare, analytical chemistry and other markets with a range of products and systems used to separate complex chemical and biological materials and to identify, analyze and purify their components. Bio-Rad operates in two segments: Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics. The Company�s Life Science segment is engaged in the discovery and creation of tools to answer biological questions. It markets, develops, manufactures and markets a range of more than 5,000 reagents, apparatus and laboratory instruments. Its Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the global diagnostics market. The Company has direct distribution channels in over 35 countries outside the United States through subsidiaries.