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Have more to say? Leave your comment below.Santa Rosa will soon be home to a multi-billion-dollar international electronics measurement technology company following Agilent Technologies’ (NYSE: A) decision to spin off the division that is headquartered in the North Bay.

Agilent will rename the electronic measurement spinoff, which will maintain its current headquarters in Santa Rosa, said division president Guy Sene. The remaining company will retain the name “Agilent” and focus on life sciences and diagnostic medical technology.

The spinoff announcement came Sept. 19, nearly 15 years after Agilent’s own spinoff from Hewlett Packard.Read more of "New Agilent spinoff will be based in Santa Rosa."