Renishaw is a world leader in metrology, supplying measurement solutions worldwide to a wide range of industries.
The company has a wide product range and a customer base across a broad spectrum of different industry sectors. Renishaw was best known for its probe systems for co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and CNC machine tools, supplying many engineering companies in the sectors of aerospace, automotive and precision piece-part manufacture. However the company has successfully diversified into other product areas, such as encoder systems for position feedback, which are increasingly being adopted by machinery manufacturers supplying industries as diverse as electronics, semi-conductors and print production.
High levels of investment in research and development (R&D), has resulted in developments across a wide range of product areas, including scanning systems for reverse engineering and dental applications, laser calibration systems for machine performance control, linear