34. Andor Technology
- Managing director: Gary Wilmot
- Pre-tax profit: £12.7m
- Employment: 287
- Pay bill: £15.4m
Andor Technology, now part of Oxford Instruments plc, manufactures high performance scientific imaging cameras, spectroscopy solutions and microscopy systems for research and OEM markets.
Andor, which started out as a spin-out from Queen’s University, has been involved in the photonics industry for over 20 years and is expert in light measuring solutions that allow consumers to perform light measurements previously considered impossible.