Brooks Automation, Inc. is a global provider of automation, vacuum and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets, including semiconductor manufacturing, technology device manufacturing and life sciences. The Company operates in three segments: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Product Solutions segment provides a variety of products and solutions that enable improved throughput and yield in controlled operating environments. The Brooks Global Services segment provides an extensive range of support services, including repair services, diagnostic support services and installation services in support of the base equipment installed by its Brooks Product Solutions segment. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated sample management systems for automated cold sample storage, equipment for sample preparation and handling, consumables and parts and support services to a wide range of life science customers.