Sullivan also said Agilent will build a new campus in the country by 2008, and plans to hire an additional 800 staffers at its facility in Gurgaon, located outside
Sullivan, who spoke to reporters at a press conference in that city, also said he expects revenue generated in the country to triple in two-three years, according to Reuters. Agilent's
Agilent's plans reflect a growing trend among large multi-platform tool vendors, which, like many other kinds of companies, believe markets in Asia, especially
Most recently, Sigma-Aldrich has increased its operations in Shanghai, China, and acquired Beijing Superior Chemicals and Instruments; PerkinElmer has opened a new technology center in that city and will consolidate three existing facilities there; and Thermo Electron opened a customer demonstration laboratory in Mumbai, India.