The Association for Talent Development Names Bio-Rad’s Quality Controls Customer Training Program a 2013 ‘Best Place to Learn’ Finalist


HERCULES, CA – May 29, 2014 — Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global manufacturer and distributor of life science research and clinical diagnostics products announced that its quality controls Customer Training program was named a ‘Best Place to Learn’ award Finalist by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Dallas Chapter (formerly known as the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

Bio-Rad’s Clinical Diagnostics Group quality controls Customer Training program provides customer support in the use of the company’s quality controls products and services as well as its data management solutions. The program was named a Finalist in the area of “Blended Learning” in recognition of Bio-Rad’s use of electronic media in its training methods.

“We employ WebEx™ as a training platform and for customer support to help improve customer adoption and engagement with our products and services,” said Abigail Fuchs, Bio-Rad Training Manager, Quality Systems Division, Informatics. “Video-based content that we post on YouTube also provides our customers a way to access training content at times that are most convenient for them.”

ATD, the world’s largest association dedicated to training and development recognizes and shares the best practices of individuals and organizations that achieve business impact through learning. ATD Awards programs recognize individuals and organizations for their impact on the workplace learning profession.

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About Bio-Rad 
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) designs, manufactures, and distributes a broad range of innovative products and solutions for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. The company is renowned for its commitment to quality and customer service among university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, as well as the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and food safety industries. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and serves more than 100,000 research and healthcare industry customers through its global network of operations. The company employs approximately 7,750 people worldwide and had revenues exceeding $2.1 billion in 2013. For more information, visit

For more information contact:
Abigail Fuchs, Training Manager,
Quality Systems Division, Informatics
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.