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Brooks Automation is a company providing semiconductor manufacturing automation solutions and life science sample-based services and solutions. It operates across 2 segments: Semiconductor Solutions Group and Life Sciences. The Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers vacuum and atmospheric robots, turnkey vacuum and atmospheric wafer handling systems, as well as wafer carrier clean and reticle storage systems. The Life Sciences segment provides automated ultra-cold storage systems, off-site storage services, transport services, laboratory services, consumables, and instruments.
HQChelmsford, MA, US
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)2,984(+93%)
Job Openings302
Revenue (FY, 2019)$780.8 M(+24%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$79.5(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Brooks Automation

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz

President & Chief Executive Officer
David Jarzynka

David Jarzynka

President, Semiconductor Solutions Group
Guojuan Liao

Guojuan Liao

President, GENEWIZ
Lindon Robertson

Lindon Robertson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
David C. Gray

David C. Gray

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & New Business Officer
Jason Joseph

Jason Joseph

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
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Brooks Automation Office Locations

Brooks Automation has offices in Chelmsford, Austin, Fremont, Shanghai and in 14 other locations
Chelmsford, MA, US (HQ)
15 Elizabeth Dr
Austin, TX, US
9601 Dessau Rd #301
Fremont, CA, US
46702 Bayside Pkwy
Shanghai, CN
Room 202, Building D, Lane 2889 Jinke Road
Suzhou Shi, CN
Xinghua St, Wuzhong Qu
Dresden, DE
23 Karl-Marx-Straße
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Brooks Automation Financials and Metrics

Brooks Automation Revenue

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Brooks Automation's revenue was reported to be $780.85 m in FY, 2019 which is a 23.6% increase from the previous period.

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Brooks Automation's current market capitalization is $5.8 b.
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Brooks Automation Operating Metrics

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Remaining Performance Obligations

$36.36 m$30.36 m$30.76 m$28.42 m$35.41 m

Twelve-Month Remaining Performance Obligations

$11.11 m$16.12 m$21.59 m$22.46 m$25.01 m

Backlog (Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group)

$115 m$124 m$127 m

Backlog (Brooks Life Science Systems)

$250 m$273 m$303 m
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Brooks Automation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RUROFebruary 11, 2020
Pacific Bio-Material Management, Inc.July 06, 2017
Cool LabNovember 29, 2016
Biostorage TechnologiesNovember 05, 2015$127 m
Contact Co., Ltd.August 17, 2015
FluidX Ltd.October 01, 2014$16 m
Dynamic Micro Systems Semiconductor EquipmentApril 29, 2014$31 m
MatricalJuly 23, 2013$10 m
Crossing AutomationOctober 30, 2012$63 m
Cell Imaging SystemJanuary 04, 2012
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Brooks Automation Revenue Breakdown

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Brooks Automation revenue breakdown by business segment: 42.8% from Brooks Life Science Systems and 57.2% from Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group

Brooks Automation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 41.9% from North America , 6.2% from United Kingdom, 40.0% from Asia / Pacific / Other and 11.9% from Rest of Europe

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Brooks Automation Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Brooks Automation News and Updates

Enphase Energy Set to Join S&P 500; Capri Holdings & Brooks Automation to Join S&P MidCap 400; Celsius Holdings & e.l.f. Beauty to Join S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to the opening of trading on Thursday, January 7: S&P MidCap 400 constituent Enphase Energy Inc. (NASD: ENPH) will re…

Investor Alert: Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Brooks Automation, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP (www.kaplanfox.com) is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Brooks Automation, Inc. ("Brooks Automation" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BRKS). On December 2, 2019, Brooks Automation disclosed that the Company "is...

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Encourages Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Investors to Contact Its Attorneys, Announces Securities Fraud Investigation

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman urges Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS) investors who have suffered losses on or before December 2, 2019 to submit their losses now to learn if they qualify to recover compensable damages. The firm has opened an investigation...

Brooks Automation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) will announce third quarter fiscal 2019 earnings, which ended on June 30, 2019, on Thursday, August 1, 2019 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss...

Brooks Automation to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Investor Conference

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) announced today that company management will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Investor Conference at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on Monday, February 25 at 5:15 p.m. ...

Brooks Automation Announces Participation in the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) announced today that the company will present at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Steve Schwartz, President and Chief Executive...
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Brooks Automation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Brooks Automation founded?

    Brooks Automation was founded in 1978.

  • Who are Brooks Automation key executives?

    Brooks Automation's key executives are Stephen Schwartz, David Jarzynka and Guojuan Liao.

  • How many employees does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 2,984 employees.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue?

    Latest Brooks Automation annual revenue is $780.8 m.

  • What is Brooks Automation revenue per employee?

    Latest Brooks Automation revenue per employee is $261.7 k.

  • Who are Brooks Automation competitors?

    Competitors of Brooks Automation include Shenyang Blue Silver, Entegris and MKS Instruments.

  • Where is Brooks Automation headquarters?

    Brooks Automation headquarters is located at 15 Elizabeth Dr, Chelmsford.

  • Where are Brooks Automation offices?

    Brooks Automation has offices in Chelmsford, Austin, Fremont, Shanghai and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does Brooks Automation have?

    Brooks Automation has 19 offices.