Spectris plc

Headquarters: Egham, United Kingdom

Founded: 1915

Employees: 7,600

CEO: Mr. Andrew Heath

LSE: SXS -0.84%

Market Cap

£2.92 Billion

GBP as of July 1, 2024

US$3.69 Billion

Market Cap History

Company Description

Spectris plc is a manufacturer of precision instruments and controllers. The company’s products and services help its customers to identify the structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials throughout their research and product development activities, during the pre-production evaluation of materials, or within the manufacturing process.

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Evolution of Spectris plc market cap in the past 5 years

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Detailed Description

Spectris plc manufactures and sells measuring instruments and controls worldwide. The company provides products and services, which enable customers to determine structure, composition, quantity, and quality of particles and materials during their research and product development processes, when assessing materials before production, or during the manufacturing process; various range of life science services; products for measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH, and conductivity; and data acquisition, electric heating, and custom-engineered products. It also supplies test, measurement, and analysis equipment, software, and services for product design optimization and manufacturing control; and designs and manufactures tooling and monitoring system for installation and acquisition services, data processing services, 24/7 monitoring, and advanced analytics consulting. In addition, the company offers various industrial automation products, including IIoT controllers and gateways, data acquisition and protocol converters, human machine interface operator displays and panel meters, visualisation software products, proportional–integral–derivative controllers, remote terminal units, input/output products, and signal conditioners and sensors; and industrial networking products, which include ethernet switches, wired and wireless routers, and network and device management software products. Further, it provides on-line and off-line measurement and control solutions for the dimensional monitoring of diameter, ovality, wall thickness, eccentricity, length and speed, and other parameters; particle measuring systems; and supplies gas analysis solutions and various related product and services. 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 headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Stocks & Indices

Spectris plc has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: LSE: SXS wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: FA9 wb_incandescent

Key People

Mark Williamson, Chairman Andrew Heath, CEO


Revenue: £1,292.0 million (2021)

Operating income: £154.9 million (2021)

Net income: £346.9 million (2021)



Heritage House

Church Road

Egham, TW20 9QD

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 17 8447 0470

Fax: 44 17 8447 0848