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General enquiries

Smiths Medical
1265 Grey Fox Road
St Paul, Minnesota 55112
USA

T: +1 651 633 2556
F: +1 651 628 7485
info[DOT]asd[AT]smiths-medical[DOT]comwww.smiths-medical.com

Where we operate

We have operations in over 30 countries with manufacturing located in the US, UK, Mexico, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, and China. We sell to approximately 120 markets and, while the US continues to be our largest single market with over 50% of sales, we continue to build our presence in developing markets.

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Smiths Medical is a leading supplier of specialty medical devices and consumables that are vital to patient care around the world. Smiths Medical is dedicated to providing innovative solutions and superior support to help healthcare professionals and providers ensure safety, enhance patient outcomes and improve the total cost of care.

Our broad portfolio offers products that aid in the delivery of medication, protect healthcare workers and patients from cross-infection and injury, manage patient airway and temperature, as well as deliver specialised care in areas of invitro fertilisation, diagnostics and emergency patient transport.

Key facts

Employees 7,950

2015 Headline revenue £836m

2015 Operating profit margin 19.8%


Revenue by sector

Infusion systems: 32%

Medication delivery systems (eg ambulatory infusion and syringe pumps) that relieve pain and treat patients with acute and chronic conditions

Vascular access: 33%

Safety-enabled devices (eg catheters, needles) protect healthcare workers and patients from needlestick injuries and cross-infection

Vital care: 27%

Products reduce hospital acquired infections, alleviate breathing difficulties and maintain body temperature

Specialty products: 8%

Specialised care in areas such as IVF, diagnostics and emergency patient transport

Competitive strengths

  • Strong market positions in select clinical areas
  • Highly recognised and respected brands
  • Reputation for quality and safety
  • Differentiated lower risk, short‑duration, interventional devices
  • Building an innovative pipeline of new product launches
  • Extensive global sales network

Financial highlights

Revenue performance £m

Revenue by sector £836m

  1. Infusion systems 32%
  2. Vascular access 33%
  3. Vital care 27%
  4. Specialty products 8%

Growth drivers

  • Ageing populations and increasing life spans add to growing healthcare demand
  • Rising expectations for increasing quality of care
  • Patient and health worker safety and legislation requirements
  • Growing incidence of chronic diseases
  • Growth of alternate site care
  • Rising healthcare spend in developing markets, offsetting budget constraints in developed markets

Principal operating regions

We have operations in over 30 countries with manufacturing located in the US, UK, Mexico, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, and China. We sell to approximately 120 markets and, while the US continues to be our largest single market with over 50% of sales, we continue to build our presence in developing markets.

Customers

Approximately three-quarters of our end user customers are hospitals with the remainder comprising the alternate care market, such as homecare, clinics, and other surgery centres, as well as OEM relationships. We have a direct sales presence in over 20 countries and distribution arrangements in approximately 100 others.

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John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek

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