Smiths Group - a global business
Smiths Group is a global business, listed on the London Stock Exchange. We develop advanced technology and bring it to life to create products that meet our customers’ evolving needs.
We do this through five divisions, which employ around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries
Group manufacturing and service locations by division
Smiths Detection is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of sensors that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards and contraband. Key strengths: Market leader with a global presence; Strong technology positions and excellent product engineering skills; Access to growth markets; Investment in R&D increasing to support innovative product launches.
A leading supplier of specialist medical devices and equipment for global markets. Our products are focused in the medication delivery, vital care and safety devices market segments. Key strengths: Established brands with practitioner loyalty; Global sales & marketing network; Increasing roll-out of new products; Focusing increased R&D investment on higher growth segments and markets.
A leader in electronic components and sub-systems that connect, protect and control critical systems for wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defence, space, test, medical, rail and industrial markets. Key strengths: Technical differentiation providing barriers to entry for competition; Strong brands recognised by customers; Excellent military programme positions; Positive market dynamics in wireless infrastructure, semiconductor test and military/aerospace.
Flex-Tek is a global provider of engineered components that heat and move fluids and gases for the aerospace, medical, industrial, construction and domestic appliance markets. Key strengths: Strong positions in niche markets; Lean manufacturing culture with strong cost control; Well-positioned for a recovery in US housing and domestic appliances with strong operating leverage.
A world-leading provider of products and services for the major process industries, including the oil and gas, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, and mining sectors. Key strengths: Two-thirds of revenue from after market service; Market leader in its field with a blue chip customer base; Driven by long-term demand for energy; Good positions in key markets.