Introduction to Smiths

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Our business model
Our business model enables us to deliver value to our stakeholders on a sustainable basis. It starts with the core characteristics that define our businesses and the values that guide how we behave and encompasses our shared operating model, focused on excellence, innovation, and consistent execution.
Business Model
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Our strategy

Our strategy is to be a high performing, diversified technology company focused on:

  • Targeting – Leading positions in attractive markets
  • Execution – Strong operational performance
  • Financial discipline – Strong financial performance
Priorities and Performance
Shaping the future of Smiths

There are many possible futures for Smiths. We monitor megatrends to inform our strategy, which drives our innovation agenda so we can create the future.


Introductory information

Smiths Snapshot
Get the facts on Smiths Group, our strategy, divisions and markets in this two-page summary sheet.
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Smiths overview
A more thorough introduction to Smiths Group, including characteristics of a Smiths business and an FY2019 divisional overview.

End Markets

  • Medical technology

    Market growth: 3-4%

    • Smiths Medical
    • Smiths Interconnect
    • Flex-Tek
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    Security & defence

    Market growth: 4-6%

    • Smiths Detection
    • Smiths Interconnect
  • General industrial

    Market growth: GDP+

    • John Crane
    • Smiths Interconnect
    • Flex-Tek
  • Oil & gas

    Market growth: 1-2%

    • John Crane
  • Space & aerospace

    Market growth: 4-6%

    • Flex-Tek
    • Smiths Interconnect