National Instruments Corp.
| Nasdaq: NATI
National Instruments Corp. designs, manufactures and sells tools to engineers and scientists. Its graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of systems needing measurement and control. The company provides flexible application software and modular, multifunction hardware that users combine with industry-standard computers, networks and third party devices to create measurement, automation and embedded systems. Its products are used by industries in a variety of applications, which include research and development, simulation and modeling, product design, prototype and validation, production testing, industrial control and field, factory services and repair. The company offers services to the industries, which include automotive, consumer electronics, commercial aerospace, computers and electronics, continuous process manufacturing, education, government, defense, medical research, pharmaceutical, power and energy, semiconductors, and telecommunications. National Instruments was founded by Jeffrey L. Kodosky and James J. Truchard in May 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.