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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 30, 2013

MKS Instruments, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Massachusetts 000-23621 04-2277512
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2 Tech Drive, Suite 201, Andover, Massachusetts   01810
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   978-645-5500

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 30, 2013, MKS Instruments, Inc. announced its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

The information in this Form 8-K and the Exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 of the Exchange Act, as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release dated January 30, 2013


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    MKS Instruments, Inc.
January 30, 2013   By:   /s/ Seth H. Bagshaw
        Name: Seth H. Bagshaw
        Title: Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

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Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release dated January 30, 2013