High Precision Process Chains for the Mass Production of Functional Structured Surfaces

Established in 1886, Taylor Hobson is the world leader in surface and form metrology and developed the first roundness and surface finish measuring instruments. Taylor Hobson is part of the Ultra Precision Technologies Division of AMETEK, Inc. which is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2017 sales of $4 billion. AMETEK has over 15,000 colleagues at more than 120 manufacturing locations around the world. Supporting those operations are more than 100 sales and service locations across the United States and in 30 other countries around the world.

Taylor Hobson provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions for the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients; we are a truly global ultra precision metrology company. We are pioneers, continually developing our products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, particularly in optics, bearings, automotive, aerospace, medical and renewable energy technologies. This forward-thinking philosophy is captured perfectly in our diverse range of product solutions. Recent developments include new optics measurement systems and a full suite of dedicated software analysis packages. Manufactured components require exceptional levels of quality, durability, precision and reliability to meet the demanding requirements of modern applications. Recent developments by Taylor Hobson deliver an in depth understanding of characteristics such as surface finish, contour, form, radius, roundness and harmonic analysis, providing vital feedback for improvements in design and production.

Primary Contact

Dr. Bob Bennett
Technical Director & Divisional VP
+44 (0) 116 246 3078


Taylor Hobson Ltd
AMETEK Ultra Precision Technologies
PO Box 36, 2 New Star Road
Leicester, LE4 9JQ, UK

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