Smiths has been pioneering progress for more than 170 years. This pioneering spirit continues to drive us today, underpinned by our powerful culture.
Improving our world
We are united by our purpose to improve our world. It is what we do, how we think, and how we will continue to use our passion for technology and engineering to tackle our customers’ biggest challenges today and in the future.
Our culture inspires and empowers our people continually to seek new ideas and to execute them with passion and commitment.
Three global megatrends are shaping our world view
Enhancing data transmission
Demand for data is continually increasing as the world becomes more connected and computing power expands. Faster data transmission, greater bandwidth and augmented processing power are required across many sectors.
Smiths Interconnect technology is used in three-quarters of all geo-stationary satellites launched in the US and Europe.More Find out more
Our values and
Our values are the things that are important to us as an organisation. We live them every day, in each action and decision that we take.
Our Smiths leadership behaviours take our values to the next level. They describe the behaviours needed for the company to be dynamic, inclusive and focused on delivering results.
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Actively takes accountability, follows through on commitments and empowers others to own their outcomes
Takes an agile, focused and resilient approach that delivers excellent outcomes to meet customer/stakeholder expectations
Champions inclusion at every opportunity. Creates the environment where others can contribute and thrive, building trust and nurturing empowerment
Visibly commits to their personal development and encourages the development of others to reach their full potential
Embodies and promotes Smiths Values:
Integrity, Respect, Ownership, Customer Focus and Passion, using these to guide all actions
Collaborates to uncover future growth opportunities for Smiths. Shares this in a way that inspires and energises colleagues to take action
Committed to continuous improvement, takes opportunities to the market that differentiate Smiths and delivers sustainable value for all our stakeholders
Code of Business Ethics
The Smiths Code outlines the standards of behaviour to which we all commit. It is a practical guide to what ‘doing the right thing’ looks like when conducting business and relationships legally, ethically and with integrity.Find out more
Smiths Excellence System
SES drives stronger execution and continuous improvement across all our priorities. It is central to how we solve problems and deliver results. It is a common approach for innovation, execution and continuous improvement based on Lean Six Sigma (LSS) principles and enables us to effectively determine, accelerate and deliver critical operational and functional projects that make us more efficient, faster to market and more responsive to customer needs.Smiths Excellence System