Smiths Group Plc (LON: SMIN) is a diversified engineering group company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Founded nearly 170 years ago, the company today has operations in more than 50 countries and engages in inventing, designing, and delivering solutions. The group develops, manufactures, and sells control systems and instrumentation for industrial applications to customers based in over 200 countries and territories around the world: enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity, and supporting new homes. The operations of the group are differentiated in five operating segments, namely Smiths Medical, Smiths Interconnect, Flex-Tek, Smiths Detection and John Crane. The company was first admitted to the London Stock Exchange on 20 December 1950. On the exchange, the shares are identified and trade under the ticker name SMIN. The shares of Berkeley Group Holdings PLC also form part of the FTSE 100 index.