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    Press Release: Brooks Automation and BioCision Win ISBER 2015 New Product of the Year Award for CryoPod™ Carrier PHOENIX, Arizona, May 11, 2015 – The CryoPod™ carrier, jointly developed by Brooks Automation, a global provider of automated sample storage systems for compound management and biorepositories and BioCision, LLC, a leader in advanced biomaterial sample handling and standardization tools, has won the 2015 New Product of the Year award from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER). The award was announced at ISBER’s annual meeting in Phoenix


Brooks Automation – Why Work For Us?

Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. Brooks’ technologies, engineering competencies and global service capabilities provide customers speed to market and ensure high uptime and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical controlled environments. 

Since 1978, Brooks has been a leading partner to the global semiconductor manufacturing market and, through product development initiatives and strategic business acquisitions, has expanded offerings to meet the needs of customers in the life sciences industry, analytical & research markets and clean energy solutions. Brooks is headquartered in Chelmsford, MA, with direct operations in North America, Europe and Asia. 

Brooks is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol BRKS.

Thanks to our dedicated people, world class products and services and our focus on creating value for our customers, Brooks enjoys a leadership position as a provider of automation, controlled environments and instrumentation solutions to the global semiconductor, life science and related markets. Through recent product initiatives and strategic business acquisitions, we are successfully expanding our reach to meet the needs of our global customers who value partnering with us to create highly valued technology solutions.Because we serve markets where equipment productivity and availability are critical factors for success, we’ve built a team of talented people committed to consistently exceeding customer expectations while serving as trusted and responsive partners.

For a company of our size and sophistication, Brooks offers a refreshingly casual and dynamic work environment that inspires employees to achieve their personal best. We recognize individual ideas and initiative, encourage creativity and collaboration, and reward employees with competitive compensation and benefits as well as tremendous growth opportunities. We seek to create a diverse workplace where our employees’ range of experiences and perspectives contributes to new levels of innovation.

See yourself at Brooks! Help drive the direction of manufacturing efficiency across groundbreaking industries by checking out our current job openings.

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Brooks Automation President, CEO, and Director Stephen S. Schwartz
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  • It was a great experience to learn about the products and to work with skilled engineers and other groups.

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    Former Employee - Designer II in Chelmsford, MA
    Former Employee - Designer II in Chelmsford, MA

    I worked at Brooks Automation full-time (More than 8 years)

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    Location to my home, benefits and education. This was a great place to connect with colleagues of the same goals and interests.


    Changes in lifestyle and changes in management to my life situation. Miscommunication of my life situation with management.

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    I was unable to change my lifestyle through my transition in life while working at Brooks.

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fremont, CA
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    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Brooks Automation (Fremont, CA) in March 2015.


    The hiring team is very effective and friendly. Only two round of interviews.The first one was with the HR recruiter and the second one was with the hiring manager. Both interviews took about one hour of time.

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    • very casual conversation about my background and previous experience   Answer Question

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Additional Info

Headquarters Chelmsford, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1978
Type Company - Public (BRKS)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Brooks Automation supplies a steady stream of production tools and factory automation products for the semiconductor industry. It makes tool automation products, such as vacuum robots and cluster assemblies used by semiconductor manufacturers. Brooks' wafer handling systems include vacuum cassette elevator loadlocks, transfer robots, and thermal conditioning modules and aligners. It also makes vacuum equipment for makers of flat-panel displays and data storage devices. Brooks serves top customers, such as Applied Materials and Lam Research, through three segments ... More

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