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Spectris plc (SXS.L)

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Spectris plc
Heritage House
Church Road
Egham, TW20 9QD
United Kingdom - Map
Phone: 44 17 8447 0470
Fax: 44 17 8447 0848

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Scientific & Technical Instruments
Full Time Employees:7,900

Business Summary 

Spectris plc designs, develops, and markets measuring instruments and controls worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation, and Industrial Controls. The Materials Analysis segment provides products, which enable customers to assess structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and development process, when assessing raw materials before production, or during the manufacturing process. This segment serves metal, mineral and mining, pharmaceutical, fine chemical, cement, and electronics industries; and academic research institutes. The Test and Measurement segment supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment and software for product design optimization, manufacturing control, and environmental monitoring systems. This segment serves automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, and environmental industries. The In-line Instrumentation segment offers process analytical measurement, asset monitoring, and on-line controls for primary processing and converting industries. This segment serves various customers in the electronics, petrochemicals, oil and gas, pulp and paper, energy, manufacturing, automotive, medical, converting, and Web and packaging industries; and utilities. The Industrial Controls segment provides products and solutions that monitor, control, inform, track, and trace during the production process. This segment serves industrial manufacturing, automotive, electronics, packaging, life sciences, and general manufacturing industries; and industrial distributors and machine builders. The company was formerly known as Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. and changed its name to Spectris plc in May 2001. Spectris plc was founded in 1915 and is based in Egham, the United Kingdom.

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Key Executives 
Mr. John E. O'higgins , 50
Chief Exec. Officer, Exec. Director and Member of Nomination Committee
Mr. Clive G. Watson BComm (Acc), ACA, CTA, 56
Group Fin. Director and Exec. Director
Mr. Robin Stopford ,
Head of Corp. Devel.
Mr. Roger J. Stephens FCIS, 53
Head of Commercial Activities, Sec. and Exec. Director
Ms. Cl Rosenfeld ,
Head of Corp. Affairs
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in GBp.