• Bringing technology to life

  • Smiths Detection

    Advanced screening for threats

    Smiths Detection's aTiX (Automatic Threat Identification X-ray) system was the first to provide automatic explosives detection at security checkpoints.

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  • John Crane

    Advanced monitoring to prevent unplanned shutdowns

    John Crane is developing advanced gas seal technology using computerised sensors to help minimise unplanned operational shutdowns.

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  • Smiths Medical

    Mobile life-saver

    Smiths Medical's mobile Pneupac ventilators have helped save many lives in a wide range of emergencies worldwide.

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  • Flex-Tek

    Flex-Tek expands medical range

    Flex-Tek is capitalising on its expertise in flexible hosing and heat solutions to help improve therapy for the debilitating condition of sleep apnoea.

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  • Smiths Interconnect

    Protecting critical systems

    Smiths Interconnect has expanded its power and signal integrity products to protect against the threat posed by electromagnetic pulses (EMPs).

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Smiths Group's business model operates at two levels. The Group manages our portfolio to create value for shareholders, while the divisions manage their businesses to meet customers' needs and create value for the Group.

  • Philip Bowman

  • Chief Executive

  • These results demonstrate the significant benefits delivered by our sustained focus on operational improvement that have enhanced margins to new highs.

  • Headline earnings per share

  • up 10%

  • 92.7p

  • Statutory earnings per share

  • up 3%

  • 77.8p

  • Dividend per share

  • up 7%

  • 36.25p

The purpose of this Report is to provide information to the members of the Company. The Annual Report contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to the operations, performance and financial condition of the Group. By their nature, these statements involve uncertainty since future events and circumstances can cause results and developments to differ materially from those anticipated. The forward-looking statements reflect knowledge and information available at the date of preparation of this Annual Report and the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Nothing in this Annual Report should be construed as a profit forecast.

Smiths Group divisions:
Smiths Detection, Smiths Medical, John Crane, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek


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