Where? Leicester, UK
What? Taylor-Hobson provides “contact and non-contact measurements”
What, exactly? Metrology is essential in precision machining, where the tolerance on a surface or a shape specification is tight, or where near-perfect alignment required for an end product. Such solutions (hardware or metrology services) are provided to the automotive, aerospace, medical or energy sectors. Taylor-Hobson was acquired by the US group Ametek in2004.