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Agilent Technologies Colorado Springs Fire-Relief Efforts Reflect Long-Time Commitment to Community

When Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced that the Agilent Technologies Foundation was donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support fire-relief efforts in Colorado, the company underscored a long-time, ongoing commitment to Colorado, dating back to1959. That's when Hewlett-Packard, the company that would later spawn Agilent, selected Loveland, Colo., as its first U.S. location outside of the San Francisco Bay Area.

By 1962, HP had expanded into Colorado Springs, and the campus there is now home to Agilent's Oscilloscope Products Division as well as the company's Colorado Springs Technology Center. Nearly 500 employees and contractors work on site.

In addition to a variety of disaster-relief services and resources the company is offering to its employees in Colorado Springs, the Agilent community throughout the U.S. has rallied to the cause, with charity drives and collections of donated items useful to Colorado Springs employees affected by the fire.

"As we manage our way through this crisis, I am humbled by the strength and greatness of our communities within Agilent and Colorado Springs," said Jay Alexander, general manager of Agilent's Colorado Springs site. "We will get through this together and emerge stronger from it."

Adding to its donation, the Agilent Technologies Foundation will match employees' gifts up to $50,000.

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