Renishaw is one of the world's leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in precision measurement and healthcare. The company supplies products and services used in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. It is also a world leader in the field of additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where it is the only UK business that designs and makes industrial machines which ‘print' parts from metal powder. Offering high performance optical spectroscopy products for over 20 years, Renishaw’s Spectroscopy Division is passionate about manufacturing the very best Raman products. With a foundation built on sound engineering, the products offer the highest levels of flexibility and performance, and are relied upon, worldwide, to provide superior information across a diverse range of fields and applications. The Renishaw Group currently has more than 70 offices in 36 countries, with over 4,500 employees, of which 3,000 people are employed within the UK. The majority of the company's R&D and manufacturing is carried out in the UK and for the year ended June 2018 Renishaw achieved sales of £611.5 million of which 95% was due to exports. The company's largest markets are China, USA, Germany and Japan.