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Registered office: Tubney Woods, Abingdon, Oxon, OX13 5QX. Registered in England, number 1044063. Release date: 11th March 2013 Oxford Instruments awarded Best Technology Company 2012

04-10-2013 08:32 PM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: Oxford Instruments Analytical GmbH

Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry, has won the award for Best Technology Company 2012 at the annual PLC Awards. The awards, sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers, reward excellence amongst the smaller companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange. Attracting more than 1,500 guests, including quoted companies, investment banks, fund managers, investment analysts and corporate advisors, the awards are 'the' City event of the year.
The Best Technology Award is given to companies whose business growth and success is attributable to the development of technology led products and services. It is sponsored by Jefferies. Chief Executive Jonathan Flint said “Science and technology is at the core of our business and we pride ourselves on turning smart science into commercially successful products. Recognition that Oxford Instruments is able to demonstrate significant innovation in terms of technology itself and its application, is testament to the skills and expertise of our people worldwide."

About Oxford Instruments plc
Oxford Instruments designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. It provides solutions needed to advance fundamental physics research and its transfer into commercial nanotechnology applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for over 50 years, and its strategy is to effect the successful commercialisation of these ideas by bringing them to market in a timely and customer-focused fashion.
The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University over fifty years ago, Oxford Instruments is now a global company with over 1900 staff worldwide and is listed on the FTSE250 index of the London Stock Exchange (OXIG). Its objective is to be the leading provider of new generation tools and systems for the research and industrial sectors.
This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature, high magnetic field and ultra high vacuum environments, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, X-ray, electron and optical based metrology, and advanced growth, deposition and etching.
Oxford Instruments aims to pursue responsible development and deeper understanding of our world through science and technology. Its products, expertise, and ideas address global issues such as energy, environment, security and health.

For further information please contact:
Oxford Instruments Plc +44 (0)1865 393200
Lynn Shepherd – Group Director of Communications

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