- Varian, Inc.
Varian Inc. Type Public (NASDAQ: VARI) Industry Scientific instruments Fate Acquired by Agilent Technologies Founded 1999 Headquarters Palo Alto, California Key people
Allen J. Lauer, ChairmanGarry Rogerson, President & CEO
Products Scientific instruments Employees 3,700 Website www.varianinc.com
Varian, Inc. was one of the largest manufacturers of scientific instruments for the scientific industry; they had offerings over the whole range of chemical analysis equipment, with a particular focus on Information Rich Detection and Vacuum technology. Varian, Inc was spun off from Varian Associates in 1999 and was purchased by Agilent Technologies in May 2010 for $1.5 billion, or $52 per share.
Company Office Locations
Varian Inc. had Corporate Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, and offices in: Australia, Benelux, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and United States.
Varian Inc. contained the following manufacturing plants
Lake Forest, California USA
Palo Alto, California USA
Walnut Creek, California USA
Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
Cary, North Carolina, USA
Mulgrave, Victoria Australia (the largest Varian Inc manufacturing and R&D plant)
Yarnton, United Kingdom
Church Stretton, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Products and services
GC and Micro-GC
Information Rich Detection
Drugs of Abuse Testing
Vacuum Technology Vacuum Pumps
Turbo Pumping Systems
Valves and components
In 2005 Varian bought Polymer Laboratories, a speciality polymer analysis and manufacturing company.
In 2006 Varian bought Ion Spec, an FTMS (Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry) manufacturing company.
In 2007, Varian, Inc. bought Analogix, Inc., a company specializing in flash chromatography.
In 2008, Varian bought Oxford Diffraction, a British company specializing in X-ray diffraction equipment.
On 27 July 2009 Agilent Technologies announced they would buy Varian Inc, For $1.5 Billion.
- ^ ""Agilent reaches deal to buy Varian for $1.5 billion" (Press release)". Reuters. 2009-07-27. http://www.reuters.com/article/innovationNews/idUSTRE56Q1ZC20090727. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- ^ ""Varian, Inc. Acquires Oxford Diffraction, Ltd." (Press release)". http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=86681&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1126150. Retrieved 2008-07-03.
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