Former Austin Scientific Sold To Oregon Company

Oxford Instruments - Austin--formerly known as Austin Scientific--which sells cryogenic pumps and equipment for the scientific research market, has been sold to Oregon-based Trillium US. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Oxford Instruments-Austin focuses on helium compression based vacuum and temperature management and control, which is used in scientific research labs. Trillium says it will combine an existing, 12,000 square foot facility it has in North Austin with Oxford Instruments-Austin's 23,000 square feet in South Austin.