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Getting the measure of the UK’s most prestigious business awards

SP80 with changer rack
Posted 21st Apr 2012 by Chris in tool breakage detection, sir david mcmurtry, measurement, gloucestershire, queen's award, dame janet trotter, scanning, sp80

On Saturday we were again honoured to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovations category for our highly innovative SP80 ultra-high accuracy analogue scanning probe. The product is used on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs) for the highly accurate measurement of complex parts such as automotive and power train components.

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Season's greetings (with a little helping hand)

Winning Renishaw Christmas Card 2011
Posted 23rd Dec 2011 by Chris in gloucestershire, new mills, christmas

Each year we like to create a bespoke Christmas card design, for which the only stipulation is that it must feature the iconic 19th Century mill building at our HQ near Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, which was constructed in 1801. We've taken many different approaches over the years with past cards featuring the building reflected in a bauble hanging from a Christmas tree, Santa walking along the balcony in our main Reception area, and even a fabulous cake in the shape of the mill.

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The beat goes on at Nibley

The Beat
Posted 3rd May 2011 by Chris in nibley, sponsorship, the cotswolds, gloucestershire, rob cowan, kill it kid, natalie mccool, the beat

It may not quite be the world famous Glastonbury festival and there is no chance of an appearance by U2 or Jay-Z, but right on the doorstep of our headquarters in Gloucestershire, UK, is a great little music festival that is rapidly gaining a reputation for attracting nationally recognised artists.

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One wedding and a laser

Queen's Award logo 2011
Posted 28th Apr 2011 by Chris in queen's award, royal wedding, tool breakage detection, machine tools, sir david mcmurtry, dame janet trotter, gloucestershire

With a Prince and soon-to-be Princess getting married tomorrow in what will be the biggest wedding event so far of the 21st Century, it seemed an appropriate time to mention our own Royal connections; in fact all fourteen of them.

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A view from above

'A Day Above Gloucestershire' book cover
Posted 20th Dec 2010 by Chris in gloucestershire, new mills, woodchester, sir david mcmurtry, great western air ambulance, meningitis trust

Contrary to popular belief, our home UK county of Gloucestershire is about far more than farming and tourism, with a strong manufacturing heritage, especially in the aerospace sector.

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