The completion of the acquisition of
Varian in May 2010 by Agilent has broadened its applications and
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Over the years, Agilent Technologies has been
able to maintain a strong presence in the India chromatography market.
Its strong global presence and reliability as a solution provider has
made an increasing number of Indian customers look at Agilent as their
According to BioSpectrum estimates, in FY 2010-11, Agilent India’s life
sciences business stood at
318 crore as compared to
255 crore in FY
2009-10. A major share of the revenue comes from the pharma sector
which has been a large contributor to Agilent’s life sciences and
chemical analysis (LSCA) business.
The completion of the acquisition of Varian in May 2010 by Agilent has
broadened its applications and solution offerings. It also expanded
Agilent’s product portfolio into atomic and molecular spectroscopy.
Agilent has also established a leading position in NMR, imaging and
vacuum technologies; and strengthened its consumables portfolio.
In March 2011, Agilent Technologies expanded its Life Sciences and
Chemical Analysis Center of Excellence in Bangalore.
The company also opened a life science application development lab, in
an adjacent facility, to accelerate the discovery of life science
Commenting on the India market potential, Mr Parmeet Ahuja, country
general manager, Agilent Technologies, says, “India continues to be one
of the important markets for Agilent globally, with a significant
presence of high-end R&D in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.”
Over the years, Agilent’s mass spectrometry (LCMS and GCMS) products
have also seen a big jump in revenues. Today, Agilent is one of the few
players, which has a portfolio of mass spectrometry techniques
that span the various application needs of the industry.
With the instrumentation needs growing, its portfolio of lab
informatics solutions, like the enterprise content management, OpenLAB
and Electronic Lab Notebook, have also shown high double-digit growth.