Company ProfileAgilent Technologies – A reliable measurement partner to every engineer, scientist and researcher in the world.
As the world's premier measurement company, Agilent Technologies, headquartered in California, provides key tools and techniques for sensing, measuring and exploring the physical and biological world. After the acquisition of Varian, an American instrument company, for $1.5 billion in 2010 and the acquisition of Dako, the Denmark-based cancer diagnostics company, for $2.2 billion in 2012, Agilent has become the global leader in the fields such as chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics and genomics, communications and electronics, etc, with its products widely used in food safety, environmental protection, biomedicine, communications, consumer electronics and other applications. The company’s 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Agilent Technologies’ innovative solutions have helped our customers to achieve technological progress, enhance production efficiency, and thereby improve people's ways of living and working.
On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.