Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the business assets of ULTRA Scientific, Inc., a leading provider of chemical standards and certified reference materials.

Agilent identified chemical standards as a key expansion area that will enable Agilent to enhance the customer experience by providing complete workflow solutions. ULTRA Scientific's extensive catalog of chemical standards are critical to analytical laboratory workflows and help customers qualify the performance of their methods to validate and quantitate results. ULTRA Scientific serves laboratory professionals in key end markets including environmental, food, forensics, pharmaceutical, chemical and energy, and academia and government.

"Agilent was one of ULTRA Scientific's largest customers so we have great confidence in the team and solutions," said Steve Cohan, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Supplies Division. "We look forward to combining the teams, and the new opportunities we will have to leverage our combined strengths and create significant value for our customers as we work towards our goal of creating complete workflow solutions."

Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

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