Renishaw Celebrates Royal Opening

Renishaw recently opened its Innovation Center, giving the company an additional 153,000 square feet of space to house the R&D and corporate services staff, as well as demonstration, training and conference facilities.

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The demonstration area of the Renishaw Innovation Center contains examples from all of the company’s metrology and healthcare product lines.

Global precision engineering company Renishaw plc recently opened its Innovation Center, giving the company an additional 153,000 square feet of space to house research and development and corporate services staff, as well as demonstration, training and conference facilities. The additional space is also enabling Renishaw’s spectroscopy and laser calibration product lines to relocate to the company’s headquarters site.

Her Royal Highness, the Princes Royal was in attendance to officially open the Innovation Center. At the grand opening, she also presented the company with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category.

Speaking about the new building Sir David McMurtry, Renishaw’s Chairman and Chief Executive, said, “The Renishaw Innovation Center is one of a series of significant investments that we are making to secure our future growth here in the UK, and in our many overseas markets. This building on its own represents a £20 million investment and I would like to thank all of the Renishaw employees and our contractors who have worked incredibly hard to deliver such a high quality facility.”

HRH the Princess Royal said, “It is a pleasure to open this new building and I’m sure that it will fulfill all the ambitions that you might have for it, but it certainly goes with my best wishes.”