A world leader in engineering technologies, Renishaw supplies products for applications as diverse as metrology, raman spectroscopy, motion control, machine tool automation, calibration, co-ordinate measurement, CAD/CAM dentistry, additive manufacturing/3D printing, stereotactic neurosurgery and molecular diagnostics. Renishaw has over 4,000 employees based in 33 countries. Products include sensors for co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and sensors for CNC machine tools including laser tool setters, contact tool setters, tool breakage detectors, touch probes and high accuracy inspection probes. For motion control, Renishaw supplies laser encoders, optical linear encoders, absolute encoders, incremental encoders, optical angle encoders, optical rotary encoders, magnetic rotary encoders, magnetic chip encoders and magnetic linear encoders. To analyse the static and dynamic performance of position-critical motion systems, use a Renishaw laser interferometer system. Renishaw is also a world leader in additive manufacturing (3D printing) and is the only UK manufacturer of a machine that prints metal parts. For analytical applications Renishaw's Raman spectroscopy products identify and characterise the chemistry and structure of materials. For dentistry, Renishaw is the world’s leading supplier of in-lab dental CAD/CAM scanning systems, also offering powerful CAD design software and the manufacture of dental structures, including 3D printed metal frameworks and abutments. Recent healthcare developments include a surgical robot for neurosurgical applications such as Deep Brain Stimulation, and automated multiplex diagnostic and clinical research systems.
Company Growth (employees)
Kingswood, GB
Size (employees)
4,286 (est)
Renishaw was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Kingswood, GB

Renishaw Office Locations

Renishaw has offices in Kingswood, Upper Poppleton, Bridge of Don, Hoffman Estates and in 3 other locations
Kingswood, GB (HQ)
New Mills
Mississauga, CA
2196 Dunwin Dr
Stäket, SE
2 Biskop Henriks Väg
Moskva, RU
58 Kantemirovskaya Ul.
Hoffman Estates, US
5277 Trillium Blvd
Bridge Of Don, GB
Silverburn Cres
Upper Poppleton, GB
Hackness Rd

Renishaw Metrics

Renishaw Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

£436.6 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

£218.3 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

£2.5 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)

Renishaw's current market capitalization is £2.5 b.
Renishaw's revenue was reported to be £436.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 12% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


£346.9 m£355.5 m£494.7 m£436.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

£164.7 m£178.6 m£221.1 m£218.3 m

Gross profit

£182.2 m£176.9 m£273.6 m£218.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£103.1 m£106.6 m£129.7 m£138.8 m

Renishaw Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Patents Granted

1.5 k

Renishaw Market Value History

Renishaw Revenue Breakdown

Renishaw's employees are reported to be approximately 23% female and 77% male.

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