Agilent's people and culture are special — passionate and driven to lead, win, and grow as One Agilent. This spirit is even more evident now. Despite current pressures, they have quickly navigated new ways of working and continue to collaborate, innovate, build the Agilent community, and have a positive impact on the communities around Agilent.
While the majority of us have been working from home for the better part of 2020, field-service engineer (FSE) Sara Deist has continued to visit Agilent customers.
Pictured above, the Agilent Vacuum Ion Pump manufacturing team in Torino, Italy holds a socially distanced daily briefing. The team has remained active and focused on meeting demand for much-needed controllers during these difficult circumstances.
It began with a simple question: "Can you make hand sanitizer?" In less than two weeks, the Agilent Folsom site team created an end-to-end operation to produce and distribute hand sanitizer to Agilent sites in the Americas.
Agilent joins a coalition of companies and universities assembled by Stratasys Ltd. to leverage 3D printers to produce face shields.
Distilleries are now stepping in to help combat the hand sanitizer shortage by using the alcohol in their facilities to create their own alcohol-based solutions. Agilent has a method for analyzing the compounds within them.
The Agilent Singapore site's REACH community program responds to a local call for food bank volunteers to help provide immediate supplies for families in need.