Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences markets. It operates through three segments: Brooks Product Solutions, Brooks Global Services, and Brooks Life Science Systems. The Brooks Product Solutions segment provides various products and solutions that enable enhanced throughput and yield in controlled operating environments. This segment offers atmospheric and vacuum robots, robotic modules, and tool automation systems that provide precision handling and clean wafer environments, as well as vacuum pumping and thermal management solutions used to create and control critical process vacuum applications. The Brooks Global Services segment provides various support services, including repair services, diagnostic support services, and installation services to enable the customers to enhance process tool uptime and productivity. It also offers spare parts to end-user customers for the enhancement of customer tool productivity. The Brooks Life Science Systems segment provides automated cold sample management systems for compound and biological sample storage, equipment for sample preparation and handling, and consumables, as well as parts and support services to various life science customers, including pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, bio banks, national laboratories, research institutes, and research universities. The company markets and sells its products and services through its direct sales organizations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America. Brooks Automation, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.