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Agilent Expands Spectroscopy Business by Acquiring Specific Assets of A2 Technologies

Published on February 11, 2011 at 4:54 AM

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has completed the acquisition of specific assets of A2 Technologies. Financial details were not disclosed for the acquisition, which was first announced Jan. 19.

The acquisition supports Agilent’s goal of expanding its spectroscopy business. Substantially all of A2 Technologies’ intellectual property, technology and spectroscopy product portfolio are now part of Agilent’s Spectroscopy Solutions Division within its Chemical Analysis Group. All former A2 Technologies employees have joined Agilent.

Headquartered in Danbury, Conn., A2 Technologies focused on Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) technology for lab and field use. The company designed, developed and manufactured FT-IR spectrometers for routine analysis and out-of-lab applications in the petrochemical, environmental, aerospace, art conservation, academia and geosciences markets. Unique, patented technologies acquired from A2 provide high-performance analytical capabilities in a compact form.

Source: http://www.home.agilent.com/

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