Kimble Chase Life Science and Research Products offers a range of scientific laboratory glassware for the chemistry chromatography, environmental science and educational industries. The company maintains a work force of more than 1,500 employees worldwide. Kimble Chase Life Science and Research Products is owned by Gerresheimer and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Gerresheimer offers pharmaceutical vials made of glass and plastic. The company employs more than 10,800 people in nearly 40 locations in Europe, America and Asia. Kimble Chase Life Science and Research Products is a joint venture between Kimble Kontes and Chase Scientific. Thermo Fisher Scientific serves approximately 350,000 customers, including hospitals, clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies.