Cole-Parmer offers a portfolio of industry-leading brands and private-label products in niche applications to fulfill important needs in the market. The Company has deep technical expertise across a range of specialty products in the field of fluid handling, test & measurement,. electrochemistry and other laboratory products. Cole-Parmer sells its products across a range of end-markets to a diverse, global customer base. Cole-Parmer was founded in 1955 and acquired by Thermo Fisher in 2001. GTCR carved Cole-Parmer back out of Thermo Fisher in 2014 to create a standalone company.