Based in Valmadrera, Italy, PVR is a privately held company which began designing and manufacturing vacuum pumps in the 1960s. Its pump portfolio includes rotary vane vacuum pumps for the industrial market, as well as oil-free micro pumps, rotary lobe vacuum pumps and dry rotary claw vacuum pumps for the food, paper, chemical and other industries.
 
Agilent’s Vacuum Products Division has had an original equipment manufacturer relationship with PVR since 2008.