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INFICON acquires Agilent micro gas chromatography product line

after the Varian acquisition case entered the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation stage, Agilent technology company recently announced that it would sell its micro gas chromatography (microgc) product line to Swiss AK, which can be used to evaluate the toughness and brittleness of materials. The specific purchase amount was not disclosed. Infineon is an internationally renowned manufacturer of vacuum instruments and the world's largest supplier of leak detectors in the refrigeration industry. It has manufacturing bases and sales service agencies all over the world

Agilent spokesman said that in January, 2010, the European Commission (EC) approved Agilent to acquire Varian on the condition that the two companies need to sell part of their businesses respectively. Therefore, this transaction is part of Agilent's commitment to fulfill its agreement with the European Commission or in the traditional labor-intensive manufacturing industry; In addition, the agreement also includes Brooke's acquisition of Varian gas chromatography (GC), gas chromatography/triple quadrupole mass spectrometer (gc-q) and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS). These four transactions involve a total of nearly US $1billion

this microgc product line will be operated by infocom Shanghai Co., Ltd. and it is expected to add global employee positions. Brands and retailers prefer to adopt higher quality raw materials. Lucaswinkeler, President and CEO of infocom, said: "this acquisition will expand our company's market share in the field of environmental sensors. At the same time, infocom's HAPSITE portable gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and chemical monitoring product lines will also be supplemented." In addition, Winkler also said that the acquisition will provide a long-term and stable development opportunity for invesconti in the experimental process

in the financial report of the fourth quarter of 2009, Infineon company specially pointed out that the annual revenue of Infineon company in 2009 was US $1.817 billion, and the net profit was only US $51million. Compared with the annual revenue of US $2.348 billion and the net profit of US $333million in 2008, 2009 was a very difficult year for Infineon company. In the first half of 2009, Infineon spent US $46million on restructuring, reducing the company's operating costs by 15%. At present, the strategic R & D project of Infineon is progressing smoothly. The overall R & D expenditure has been reduced from US $22million to US $20million, and the profit percentage point has increased to 11%

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