Oxford Instruments Plc
Oxford Instruments Plc is a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture and sale of high technology tools and systems. The company operates through its segments: Nanotechnology Tools, Industrial Products and Service segment. The Nanotechnology Tools segment comprises its NanoAnalysis, NanoScience, Plasma Technology and Omicron Nanotechnology businesses. This sector produces its technology products and serves research and industrial customers in both the public and private sectors. The Industrial Products segment contains its Industrial Analysis, Superconducting Wire, Austin and Magnetic Resonance businesses. This sector supplies analytical systems for quality control, environmental and compliance testing, and components for industry and research. The service segment comprises its service, support, training, refurbishment, consumables and accessories elements of business. The company was founded by Martin Francis Wood in 1959 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.