noneHERCULES, 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.