Smiths Group PLC is a global technology company headquartered in London, providing practical applications of advanced technologies. The company delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide. They are a FTSE100 technology group, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes.
The company started as a London jeweller in the 19th century, it now has over 22,000 employees across 50 countries, serving customers based in over 200 countries and territories around the world.
The Smiths Group is a member of the VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium of industrial, technology and engineering businesses from across a range of industries, to produce medical ventilators for the UK during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The company is providing the IP for the consortium to build Smith's paraPAC plus™ ventilator alongside their own increased production.
Andrew Reynolds Smith
UK government orders more ventilators for coronavirus crisis
Simon Goodley, Ian Sample
March 30, 2020