Taylor Hobson Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1886

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 254


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

Taylor Hobson General Information


Manufacturer of ultra-precision measurement instruments intended to deliver measurement of surface finish in 2D and 3D forms. The company's product portfolio includes surface profilers, non-contact profilers, optical meteorology tools, distance measurement systems and form metrology solutions which provides an in depth understanding of characteristics such as surface roughness, contour, form, radius, roundness, straightness and harmonic analysis, enabling clients to receive vital feedback for improvements in design, manufacturing throughput and component performance.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • PO Box 36
  • 2 New Star Road
  • Leicester LE4 9JD
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0116 000 0000

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Taylor Hobson Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Taylor Hobson Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Leicester, United Kingdom
254 As of 2023
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Taylor Hobson Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Microstrain by HBK Corporate Backed or Acquired Williston, VT 0000 000000&0
Leica Microsystems Formerly PE-Backed Wetzlar, Germany 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
Micro-Epsilon Corporation Ortenburg, Germany 0
Banner Engineering Corporate Backed or Acquired Minneapolis, MN 0000 000000&0
Veris Industries Corporate Backed or Acquired Tualatin, OR 00 000000&0
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Taylor Hobson Patents

Taylor Hobson Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-202404563-D0 Robust kinematic mount and metrological apparatus and method Pending 28-Mar-2024
GB-202403334-D0 Differential pressure flow meter Pending 07-Mar-2024
GB-202314153-D0 Subsea flow meter Pending 15-Sep-2023
GB-202303106-D0 Subsea flow meter Pending 02-Mar-2023
GB-2622565-A A collision protection apparatus Pending 15-Jul-2022 G01B21/047 0
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Taylor Hobson Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Craig Howarth Managing Director & Division Vice President
Phil Stevenson Finance Director
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Taylor Hobson Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Taylor Hobson Former Investors

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Taylor Hobson FAQs

  • When was Taylor Hobson founded?

    Taylor Hobson was founded in 1886.

  • Where is Taylor Hobson headquartered?

    Taylor Hobson is headquartered in Leicester, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Taylor Hobson?

    Taylor Hobson has 254 total employees.

  • What industry is Taylor Hobson in?

    Taylor Hobson’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is Taylor Hobson a private or public company?

    Taylor Hobson is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Taylor Hobson?

    The current valuation of Taylor Hobson is 000.00.

  • What is Taylor Hobson’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Taylor Hobson is 000000.

  • Who are Taylor Hobson’s investors?

    Permira has invested in Taylor Hobson.

  • Who are Taylor Hobson’s competitors?

    Microstrain by HBK, Leica Microsystems, Micro-Epsilon, Banner Engineering, and Veris Industries are some of the 7 competitors of Taylor Hobson.

  • When was Taylor Hobson acquired?

    Taylor Hobson was acquired on 21-Jun-2004.

  • Who acquired Taylor Hobson?

    Taylor Hobson was acquired by AMETEK.

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