01 August 2005

Notice of Smiths Group Trading Update

Tomorrow morning, Tuesday 2 August, Smiths Group will issue a trading update regarding the 2005 financial year, which ended on 31 July. The company will announce its preliminary results for the year on Thursday, 22 September.

A conference call for analysts and investors will be held at 2.00pm (UK time) tomorrow.

The call can be accessed on

UK Toll Free Number: 0800 018 0764
US Toll Free Number: +1 877 951 7311
PASSCODE: Year-End
LEADER: Russell Plumley

The call will be archived and available from 4pm on the following numbers:

UK Toll Free Number: 0800-376-9053
US Toll Free Number: +1-866-851-5334

ENDS