Smiths Interconnect - Smiths Group plc

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General enquiries

Smiths Interconnect

UK Headquarters
4th Floor, 11-12 St James’s Square
London, SW1Y 4LB UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7004 1600

US Headquarters
8851 SW Old Kansas Avenue
Stuart, FL 34997 USA
Telephone: +1 772 286 9300

info[AT]smithsinterconnect[DOT]comsmithsinterconnect.com

Where we operate

Smiths Interconnect operates globally and has locations in the US, Mexico, Costa Rica, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Tunisia, Singapore, China and Australia.

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A recognised leader in technically differentiated electronic components and sub-systems providing signal, power and microwave solutions.

We design and manufacture products that connect, protect and control critical systems for the global data centre, wireless telecommunications, aerospace, defence, space, medical, rail, test and industrial markets.

Our products are application-specific and incorporate innovative technologies to provide our customers with a competitive advantage.

Key facts

Employees 3,400

2016 Revenue £435m

2016 Operating profit margin 13.1%


Revenue by sector

Connectors: 36%

High reliability electrical interconnect solutions, ranging from integrated assemblies to micro-miniature connectors and spring probe contacts, used in a variety of end markets

Microwave: 44%

Microwave and millimetre-wave components and subsystems such as antennas, filters and high reliability cable for wireless telecoms, aerospace and defence customers

Power: 20%

Power transformation, distribution, protection and monitoring solutions for critical electrical environments such as data centres, telecoms, medical and defence

Competitive strengths

  • Innovative and technically differentiated offerings
  • Ultra-high reliability solutions used in demanding applications
  • Customer intimacy, responsiveness and product customisation
  • Global presence, reach and support

Financial highlights

Revenue performance £m

Revenue by sector £435m

  1. Connectors 36%
  2. Microwave 44%
  3. Power 20%

Growth drivers

  • Proliferation of electronic devices
  • Demand for greater connectivity and mobility
  • Growth in high data rate applications
  • Increasing sophistication of customer needs in emerging markets
  • Increasingly sophisticated defence requirements

Principal operating regions

We operate globally with locations in North and Central America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Customers

Our blue chip customers are prime contractors, OEMs, system suppliers and sub-system manufacturers. Examples include Raytheon, Verizon, Huawei, CyrusOne and NVIDIA.

Priorities for 2017

  • Focus on valued customers and sales channels
  • International expansion, particularly Asia
  • New product investments targeted at higher growth segments
  • Reduce costs through value engineering and scale efficiencies
  • Embed new leadership team

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John Crane, Smiths Medical, Smiths Detection, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek

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Registered office 4th Floor, 11-12 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LB
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