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Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. We are a world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies that make the world safer, healthier and more productive. We bring technology to life.

Smiths employs over 22,000 people in more than 50 countries throughout its five divisions - John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect and Flex-Tek. We have been at the forefront of technology for over 160 years and our products and services continue to touch the lives of millions of people every day.

We apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. We do this across a wide range of applications and end markets – from healthcare, energy and petrochemicals through to threat and contraband detection, telecommunications and equipment manufacture. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help to create competitive advantage.

Our businesses are highly competitive, with strong technology positions, operating in sectors with excellent opportunities for growth. They are united by high-quality brands, a deep understanding of their customers and markets, the ability to engineer products to meet customers’ specific needs, expertise in small-batch manufacturing and aftermarket service and an unwavering commitment to operating responsibly.

Divisional revenue

  • John Crane 28%
  • Smiths Medical 30%
  • Smiths Detection 18%
  • Smiths Interconnect 15%
  • Flex-Tek 9%

John Crane

A leading provider of products and services to global energy services customers. Our solutions help ensure the reliability of mission-critical equipment in challenging operating environments.

Smiths Medical

A leading supplier of medical devices and consumables that are vital to patient care around the world. Our products include infusion systems, vascular access, vital care and speciality products.

Smiths Detection

A world-leading designer and manufacturer of sensors that detect and identify explosives, narcotics, weapons, chemical agents, biohazards, nuclear and radioactive material, and contraband.

Smiths Interconnect

A leader in electronic components and sub-systems that connect, protect and control critical systems for wireless communications, aerospace, defence, space, test, medical, rail, data centres and industrial markets.


A global provider of engineered components that head and move fluids and gases for the aerospace, medical, industrial, construction and domestic appliance markets.