Our flexible hosing and rigid tubing provide fluid management for fuel and hydraulic applications on commercial and military aircraft, deliver fuel gas and conditioned air in residential and commercial buildings, and provide respiratory care for medical applications. Flex-Tek heating elements and thermal systems improve the performance of a range of devices, from medical and diagnostic equipment to domestic appliances such as clothes tumble dryers and HVAC equipment.
2016 Revenue £284m
2016 Operating profit margin 18.0%
Specialty high-performance, flexible and rigid tubing assemblies for aerospace, industrial and automotive applications
Market-leading flexible gas piping and HVAC flexible ducting for the US construction market
Open coil heating elements for manufacturers of tumble dryers, HVAC equipment, medical devices and bespoke applications
Hose assemblies for medical respiratory care, floorcare appliances and industrial ventilation
Our operations are mainly located in the US and Mexico, with Asian operations in India, China and Malaysia, and European facilities in France, Germany and the UK.
We serve the US construction industry, domestic appliance, aerospace engine and airframe manufactures and other niche markets. Large customers include Watsco, Ferguson, Boeing, Airbus, Pratt & Whitney, GE, Samsung, Trane and Carrier.