This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
$1 buys you full access to ALL of TheStreet's Subscription Services! Learn More

Sigma-Aldrich Signs Agreement With Goodfellow Cambridge, Ltd., To Distribute Metals, Alloys And Ceramics To Researchers Worldwide

Stocks in this article: SIAL

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL), a leading Life Science and High Technology Company, today announced the signing of an agreement with Goodfellow Cambridge, Ltd., a leading international supplier of metals and materials for research and industry, to market and distribute Goodfellow's portfolio of materials which includes metals, alloys and ceramics.  The agreement expands the availability of Goodfellow's products to new regions worldwide through the Aldrich ® Materials Science initiative.

Under the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich will immediately begin distribution of more than 10,000 Goodfellow products, many of which are exclusive to Goodfellow. The offer will expand to include Goodfellow's entire portfolio of 70,000 products within the coming months.  Applications of the materials include medical devices, advanced electronics, electromagnetic shielding, x-ray technology, alternative energy and many other scientific and industrial areas.

According to Bryce P. Nelson, Initiative Lead for Aldrich Materials Science, "The addition of the Goodfellow portfolio expands Sigma-Aldrich's robust family of products for engineers and materials scientists.  These products complement our current metals and ceramics offering and are aligned with our strategic focus areas."

"Sigma-Aldrich is the global leader in providing materials to the research market," said Stephen Aldersley, Managing Director of Goodfellow.  "With operations in nearly forty countries, Sigma-Aldrich can provide researchers global access to our portfolio of products.  Improved availability of metals, alloys, ceramics and materials in general to researchers worldwide can enable continued growth in very important research areas."

Under the terms of the agreement, Aldrich Materials Science can market and distribute the materials immediately in most geographies, with all products available globally beginning in April 2015.

About Sigma-Aldrich:  Sigma-Aldrich, a leading Life Science and High Technology company focused on enhancing human health and safety, manufactures and distributes more than 200,000 chemicals, biochemicals and other essential products to more than 1.4 million customers globally in research and applied labs as well as in industrial and commercial markets. With three distinct business units - Research, Applied and SAFC Commercial - Sigma-Aldrich is committed to enabling science to improve the quality of life. The Company operates in 37 countries, has more than 9,000 employees worldwide and had sales of $2.6 billion in 2012. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its website at www.sigma- aldrich.com.

Sigma- Aldrich and Aldrich are registered trademarks of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC.

SOURCE Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,827.75 +12.81 0.07%
S&P 500 2,072.83 +5.80 0.28%
NASDAQ 4,787.3170 +29.0650 0.61%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs