Smiths' R&D focus pays off

Sell, Christopher
October 2005
Engineer (00137758);10/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7685, p20
Reports on the increase of Smiths Group PLC's investment in research and development that enables the company to boost its business performance for 2005 in Great Britain. Strategy of the company to focus on using innovation and advanced technology to gain a competitive advantage and generate future sales; Statement of Smiths CEO Keith Butler-Wheelhouse regarding their plans; Acquisition of Farran Technology Ltd. and ETI Technologies Inc. that strengthen its position in the industry.


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