Agilent Technologies Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2013 Laboratory
Analytical Instrumentation Company of the Year in China
Agilent Ranked Highest in Industry for Leadership, Growth, Innovation and
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- August 19, 2013
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has been named Frost &
Sullivan’s 2013 Laboratory Analytical Instrumentation Company of the Year in
China. Based on the findings of its Best Practices Research, Frost & Sullivan
has distinguished Agilent among all of its peers for demonstrating consistent
excellence in growth strategy and implementation, technological innovation,
customer value and market penetration in the Chinese laboratory analytical
“China’s analytical instrumentation industry is becoming more and more
competitive, with increased demand from the food, environmental,
pharmaceutical, academic and government research markets,” said Leo Jia,
industry analyst for Frost & Sullivan. “Our research shows that Agilent
continues to perform well and has maintained its position as the industry
leader in China for several years, and we expect it to dominate the market
throughout the forecast period with its strong position in the GC, HPLC, and
MS market segments.”
As the company’s global hub for laboratory instrument research and
development, Agilent China is also home to 21 local offices, four
manufacturing facilities and four customer-training centers. Operations are
managed by a team of 1,800 employees who provide customized products and
services to government, university and industry laboratories.
“Having served laboratory researchers and scientists in China for more than 30
years, we are very pleased to earn this award as it reflects upon the strength
of our team in China and our commitment to customers,” said Mike McMullen,
president of Agilent’s Chemical Analysis Group.
“China has always been a critical market for our life sciences group and we
will continue to invest in infrastructure and people to further optimize our
product portfolio to provide customers with the best analytical solutions,”
said Nick Roelofs, president of Agilent’s Life Sciences Group.
The prestigious Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award recognizes
companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating
outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership,
technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development.
Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through
in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify
best practices in the industry.
About Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan (www.frost.com), the “Growth Partnership Company,” enables
clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth,
innovation and leadership. The company’s Growth Partnership Service provides
the CEO and the CEO’s Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice
models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful
growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages its 50 years of experience in
partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment
community from more than 40 offices on six continents.
About Agilent in China
Agilent entered China 30 years ago, where it has 21 offices, six subsidiaries
in 14 cities, and three customer service centers. Agilent has a complete line
of laboratory analytical instruments that includes gas chromatographs,
high-performance liquid chromatographs, mass spectrophotometers, nuclear
magnetic resonance spectrophotometers, atomic absorption spectrometers, atomic
emission spectrometers, and so on. Business operations include product
manufacturing, hardware and software R&D, marketing, sales and customer
service, and support services.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company
and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics,
electronics and communications. The company’s 20,500 employees serve customers
in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal
2012. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
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