09 June 2009

Smiths Group plc – John Crane Investor Day

Smiths Group plc is today holding an investor presentation on its John Crane business at its operational facility in Lutín in the Czech Republic.

The presentation will outline John Crane’s business strategy, describe the growth drivers and include a site tour and product demonstrations. No new material information will be disclosed in the presentation, nor will there be any update on current trading.

The presentation materials will be available on the Company’s website from 11.30 today (UK time) and the webcast will be available from 14.00 on 10 June 2009.

ENDS