AUSTIN, TX--National Instruments celebrated its 25th anniversary in May.

The manufacturer of test and measurement hardware and software was founded in 1976 by engineers James Truchard, Jeff Kodosky and Bill Nowlin. What began as a home-based business has since grown into a global company with more than 2,600 employees with offices in 35 countries. Last year, National Instruments recorded its 24th consecutive year of double-digit growth with net revenue totaling $410 million.