|Acquired by||Agilent Technologies|
|Terms||Cash and Stock|
Varian, Inc. supplies scientific instruments and vacuum technologies for life science, environmental, energy, and applied research and other applications. The company provides instruments, vacuum products, laboratory consumable supplies, software, training and support through its global distribution and support systems.
Varian, Inc. employs approximately 3,600 people worldwide and operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Varian, Inc. had fiscal year 2008 sales of $1.0 billion, and its common stock was traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “VARI” until its purchase by Agilent Technologies in 2010.