Press Releases

Release date: 16 May 2014

Made in England

Oxford Cryosystems Wins Export Award category at Made in England Awards 2014

Oxford Cryosystems has been named as the winner of the Export Award category at the 2014 Made in England Awards. The awards, sponsored by Grant Thornton and held in association with South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP), recognised those companies that are continually investing and innovating for the benefit of their customers, stakeholders and the wider UK economy. With well over 90% of its sales being exports throughout Europe, the US, South America and Asia, Oxford Cryosystems was a natural choice for the 2014 Export Award. The judges were impressed with the fact that the company has focused on sales support, working closely with overseas agents and offering training to local engineers abroad.

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Release date: 28 March 2014

Astronomical Potential

Oxford Cryosystems helps push the boundaries of the known universe

Senior management from Oxfordshire-based business Oxford Cryosystems are celebrating their involvement in a global project to create what will eventually become the largest and most sensitive radio telescope on earth. Directors Richard Glazer and Alex Renshaw joined a delegation of international dignitaries at the official launch yesterday [27 March 2014] of the first MeerKAT antenna, near the small town of Carnarvon, South Africa.

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Release date: 21 February 2014

Made in Oxfordshire:

Prime Minister David Cameron visits Oxford Cryosystems, a world-leader in specialist scientific equipment

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, today (Friday 21 February 2014) visited Oxford Cryosystems in Long Hanborough to meet executives and staff from the market-leading manufacturer of specialist scientific instrumentation and software. During his visit, Mr Cameron toured the production site with Managing Director Richard Glazer and spoke with staff about the local business’s role in supporting British manufacturing and stimulating economic growth.

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Release date: 1 August 2013

From Oxfordshire to the Orient

A British success story as cutting edge science technology exported to the Shanghai synchrotron

Thirty years ago two scientists working in a lab at Oxford University came up with a ground-breaking technology that was to change the face of X-ray crystallography – a fundamental technique that underpins many fields of scientific research from metallurgy to medicine. Three decades later Oxford Cryosystems based in Long Hanborough has grown to become a multi-million pound success story as they prepare to export their 2000th Cryostream Cooler to the Shanghai synchrotron in China.

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