As the world’s premier measurement company, Agilent works in close collaboration with engineers, scientists, and researchers around the globe to meet the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis challenges of today and tomorrow. The company operates two primary businesses — electronic and bio-analytical measurement — supported by Agilent Laboratories, its central research group. Agilent is committed to providing innovative measurement solutions that enable our customers and partners — the leaders in their ﬁelds — to deliver the products and services that make a measurable difference in the lives of people everywhere.
Agilent holds many product and market leadership positions, including being first worldwide in overall test and measurement products, as well as gas chromatographs and liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry. Agilent is also a leading supplier to the telecommunications industry.
Agilent spun off from Hewlett-Packard Company in 1999 as part of a corporate realignment that created two separate companies. Its roots date to 1939, when Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard started a company that helped shape Silicon Valley and the technology industry. The two founders are renowned for their visionary approach to management (known as the “HP Way”) and for their commitment to making products that contribute to advances in science and technology.
Agilent continues to support the values that made Dave Packard and Bill Hewlett’s company a success: dedication to innovation; trust, respect and teamwork; and uncompromising integrity. Added to these are speed, focus and accountability to meet customer needs and create a culture of performance that draws on the full range of people’s skills and aspirations.
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