The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery.
It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print' parts from metal powder.
The Renishaw Group currently has 80 offices in 36 countries, with over 5,000 employees, of which over 3,000 people are employed within the UK. The majority of the company's R&D and manufacturing is carried out in the UK and for the year ended June 2018 Renishaw achieved sales of £611.5 million of which 95% was due to exports. The company's largest markets are China, USA, Germany and Japan.
“As the largest private sector employer in Gloucestershire, Renishaw is a strong supporter of community organisations and local charities. We and our staff are well aware of the excellent work of Meningitis Now and we have been a long-term supporter of its activities, both with grants through our Charities Committee, and as a sponsor of the Five Valleys Walk.”
- Chris Pockett, Head of Communications, Renishaw plc