Spirax Sarco is a world-leading business that designs, manufactures and supplies steam and electrical thermal energy solutions to a diverse range of industrial and commercial customers worldwide.
As a heat source, steam is a natural choice for many industrial processes due to its high heat-carrying capacity, controllability of its temperature, sterility and efficiency as a heat transfer fluid. Steam is also widely used for space heating, sterilisation and humidification.
During 2017, we expanded our range of products and services to include electrical products, systems and solutions for industrial process heating and temperature management, through the acquisition of Chromalox.
Chromalox is highly complementary to the Steam Specialties business, with the decision between using steam or electricity as a heating medium being driven by differing needs of an application or customer circumstances.
Delivering total customer solutions
Spirax Sarco has been helping customers to overcome their operational challenges and improve the efficiency of their industrial systems for more than a century. Today our customers are faced with a variety of potential issues including volatile energy markets, increasing cost of operations and stringent health & safety and environmental legislation. We work in partnership with our customers to deliver innovative steam and electrical thermal energy solutions to reduce emissions, energy or water usage, improve productivity and lower costs whilst continually driving operational reliability and product quality. This allows our customers to sustainably increase output and efficiency with a solutions partner they can trust.
We employ over 1,300 sales and service engineers on a direct sales basis, working in a technical partnership to identify and resolve our customers’ complex process heating, productivity and control issues. We apply the extensive knowledge of our expert sales and service engineers to our industry leading range of specialist steam and electric products to ensure that our customers can implement our engineered solutions to stay ahead of their energy and process challenges.
Full service partnerships
As our customers' challenges evolve so do our products and services. Our commitment to new product development is critical to our ability to offer total customer solutions. We invest significantly in research and development to ensure that the breadth of our product offering is unmatched, giving our customers a full service partner they can trust to offer the correct solution for their application.
Global reach with a local service
We have a direct sales presence in 62 countries through which our network of steam experts deliver steam solutions to a variety of industries, including Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Chemical and OEM. We have a regional manufacturing strategy and manufacture at 17 principal sites across four continents to ensure rapid local product availability and high product quality standards, whilst adhering to local design and certification requirements.
During 2017 we expanded our steam specialties offering through the acquisition of Gestra, which has its headquarters in Bremen, Germany. Gestra is a technology leader in advanced industrial boiler control systems and specialises in the design and production of valves and control systems for steam and fluid process control.
Due to its strong brand, Gestra is operated alongside the Spirax Sarco Steam Specialties business, targeting global growth in its key market sectors through the co-ordinated application of the knowledge and strengths of both businesses.
To find out more about our electrical products, systems and solutions visit the Chromalox website