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Optical encoders

Renishaw is a world leader in the provision of optical encoder solutions.

Innovation applied

Our metrology leadership and our reputation for Engineering excellence have put us at the forefront of our markets since we launched our first encoders in 1989.

Research and development

As an industry-leading innovator, Renishaw re-invests each year approximately 14% of turnover into engineering, research and development. The results are ground-breaking new solutions for our customers that demonstrate our commitment to creating unique technologies - pushing encoder performance to new levels.

Quality and support

All our optical encoders have CE approval, RoHS compliance, and are manufactured by Renishaw under strict quality controls that are certified to ISO 9001:2008. They are also backed by a truly responsive global sales and support network.

Queen's Award winner

Our innovative culture has been highlighted by the announcement of yet another Queen's Award for Enterprise 2015 in the Innovation category, this time for the RESOLUTE™ absolute position encoder system.