IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
| Nasdaq: IDXX
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes products and services for the animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, water testing, and dairy market industries. It also sells a line of portable electrolytes and blood gas analyzers for the human point-of-care medical diagnostics markets. The company operates through the following segments: Companion Animal Group, Water, Livestock and Poultry Diagnostics, and Other. The Companion Animal Group segment provides services for veterinarians, primarily related to diagnostics and information management. The Water segment develops, designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of products used in the detection of various microbiological parameters in water. The Livestock and Poultry Diagnostics segment develops and manufactures diagnostic tests, which are used to detect a wide range of diseases and to monitor health status of livestock and poultry. The other segment is comprised of Dairy and OPTI Medical. The Dairy segment involves products that detect contaminants in milk. The OPTI Medical segment creates and manufactures point-of-care electrolyte and blood gas analyzers, which are related to consumable products for the human medical diagnostics market. IDEXX Laboratories was founded by David Evans Shaw on December 19, 1983 and is headquartered in Westbrook, ME.