Oxford Instruments - Interim Chairman's AGM Statement 2018
Interim Chairman's AGM Statement 2018
"Following the sad news regarding the death of our Chairman,
"Turning to trading for the first five months of the current year. The business has had a good start with strong growth in orders against last year across all three sectors: Materials & Characterisation, Research & Discovery, and Service & Healthcare. This has translated into reported and constant currency revenue growth for the Group. Operating profit is ahead of last year on a reported and constant currency basis.
"Looking ahead, we expect the second half of the financial year to benefit from the normal seasonal bias, with expectations for the full year remaining unchanged."
Ian Barkshire, Chief Executive
Gavin Hill, Group Finance Director
Rachel Hirst/Luke Briggs
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Notes to Editors
Oxford Instruments designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial 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, Oxford Instruments is now a global company and is listed on the
This involves the combination of core technologies in areas such as low temperature and high magnetic field environments; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance; X-ray, electron, laser and optical based metrology; atomic force microscopy; optical imaging; 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.
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