A legacy of excellence and innovation
We are a globally recognised leader in flow control solutions. With a rich heritage spanning over a century, we have built a reputation for excellence and innovation in industries where safety and reliability are paramount. As a trusted partner to major energy, process, and industrial sectors, we deliver advanced technologies, including valves, actuators and related services, that ensure the smooth and efficient operation of critical systems.
Unmatched expertise for tailored solutions
Our comprehensive portfolio, combined with their deep engineering expertise, enables us to provide tailored solutions that meet unique industry challenges. At IMI Critical Engineering, we have an unwavering commitment to quality, performance, and customer satisfaction which has positioned us as a global leader in flow control solutions, setting the benchmark for excellence in the industry.
Unleashing the power of a global team
At the heart of our operations are over 2,900 talented and diverse individuals committed to delivering precision-engineered flow control solutions, expert installation, and lifetime servicing. With manufacturing facilities in 12 countries and a global service network, we are dedicated to providing you with unparalleled reliability and performance.
A division of IMI plc
IMI Critical Engineering is a division of IMI plc, a FTSE 100 listed company with manufacturing facilities in over 20 countries and specialising in the design, manufacturing and servicing of highly engineered technology that controls the precise movement of fluids.
IMI plc is committed to the highest standards of ethical, responsible behaviour in the conduct of its business. The IMI Way lies at the heart of our business operations and addresses our impact on the environment and the communities with which we work. It covers all of the products and services we provide to our clients, our innovation and continuous improvement programmes and the ongoing development of our people.
IMI began life in the UK city of Birmingham in 1862 as a percussion cap manufacturer. Its growth was rapid as the company diversified into other areas such as printing, brass rolling, bicycle components and manufacturing. During those early days, the fledgling company began to develop its expertise in metallurgy, opening its first metallurgy laboratory at the turn of the 20th century. In so doing, the company initiated a series of technological advances that eventually established it as a globally renowned engineering company. IMI continued to grow amid the tremendous technological advances of the 20th century. By 1961, a new company, IMI CCI, was formed that focused on the development and manufacturing of a new type of control valve. By 1981 IMI CCI had joined IMI and, through successful acquisitions, built its IMI Critical Engineering division into a major, worldwide valve manufacturing business.