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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on April 23, 2013.


  PERKINELMER, INC.     Meeting Information
      Meeting Type:         Annual Meeting
      For holders as of:    February 25, 2013
      Date:  April 23, 2013             Time: 8:30 AM
      Location:   PerkinElmer Corporate Offices

940 Winter Street

Waltham, MA 02451








WALTHAM, MA 02451-1457



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  Voting Items        


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:



1.      To elect eight nominees for director for terms of one year each:



1a.    Peter Barrett



1b.    Robert F. Friel



1c.    Nicholas A. Lopardo



1d.    Alexis P. Michas



1e.    James C. Mullen



1f.    Vicki L. Sato, Ph.D



1g.    Kenton J. Sicchitano



1h.    Patrick J. Sullivan


2.      To ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as PerkinElmer’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year.


3.      To approve, by non-binding advisory vote, our executive compensation.

  NOTE: Such other matters as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.