Agilent opens demonstration center in Santa Clara

November 21, 2006

Agilent Technologies Inc. said Friday it launched a new product demonstration center that showcases the company's life science and chemical analysis capabilities.

Agilent Technologies Inc. said Friday it launched a new product demonstration center that showcases the company's life science and chemical analysis capabilities.

Santa Clara-based Agilent (NYSE:A) said the new center follows Monday's opening of a similar center in Bangalore, India, and recent expansions of Agilent product demonstration centers in Paris, France; Manchester, U.K.; and Waldbronn, Germany. Planned for late 2007 is another center in Little Falls, Delaware.Agilent also has centers specializing in life sciences and chemical analysis in Beijing, Shanghai and Hajiochi, Japan.

Customers visiting the demonstration centers have the opportunity to interact with Agilent senior management and applications specialists. They are able to observe and participate in proof of performance for Agilent's chemical and bioanalytical systems using their own samples.

The 5,000-square-foot Santa Clara facility houses a complete array of Agilent's core platform products, including liquid and gas chromatography systems, LC and GC mass spectrometry systems and Agilent's DNA Microarray Scanner, the centerpiece of the Agilent microarray platform. The facility features multimedia-equipped conference rooms, a general wet lab, a proteomics prep lab, a genomics lab and an ICP-MS lab.