About Us

SMS have successfully designed and delivered specialist systems to operate in some of the most extreme environments within the global subsea, intervention and onshore markets. 

We do this through our extensive range of asset integrity solutions, smarter services including digitally optimised solutions, and new build and retrofit control systems.

Beyond our technical capability, it’s our people that make the difference.

Our local teams work closely with our clients across all industries to understand their needs and deliver the right solution – with the speed, flexibility, integrity and customer service you expect from a family-owned business.

The hydraulic and electrical experts

Our priority is to optimise the integrity and efficiency of your control systems – from concept to operation and beyond. 

Breadth of capability

Offering a wide range of applications and touchpoints across all industries with a world-class capability, proven in oil and gas: the harshest environments.

Experts

An intimate understanding of all types of hydraulic and electrical control systems, delivered by our certified technicians and supported by back-office experts.

Best-in-class

Using our engineering expertise to deliver the right solution: one that fulfils your operational requirements in terms of fit, form and function – always striving for technical excellence: delivered.

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From project inception, our engineering experts work with you to help minimise costs and improve efficiency, without ever compromising quality and operational safety.

Using the latest CAD/CAE software, our experienced design technicians bring your concepts to life in stunning detail. This enables us to visualise and test your product’s design intent with digital prototypes before committing to expensive manufacture.

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Fully integrated engineering facilities encompassing design, procurement, engineering, project management, manufacturing and testing gives us complete control over project execution and product quality from start to finish.

With all work conducted in-house, we have the agility and capability to customise any solution to meet your needs – including unique compact solutions for offshore applications. 

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Upon completion, our technical experts can fully install and commission your asset to deliver a fast start-up and maximum efficiency. Furthermore, our dedicated Service team can provide 360° support to optimise performance throughout the life of your assets.

This intimately managed, full lifecycle process ensures we always deliver the quality that is synonymous with SMS.

Committed to monitoring and improving our Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality performance.

ISO 45001

Occupational Health and Safety Management

ISO 14001

Environmental Management System

Dave

Dave Howlett

Managing Director

“SMS have built up a enviable reputation for their technically excellent products and services. I am looking forward to building on this legacy and further enhancing our position as hydraulic and electrical experts across all energy industries.”

Karen Mace

Karen Mace

QHSE & Production Manager

“SMS invest in our people, facilities, technologies and market awareness to ensure we continue to not only meet the latest regulatory standards, but also our own high service standards.”

Harrison

Harrison Page

Head of Aftermarket Services

“The Aftermarket Services sector is growing fast, and it’s a pleasure to lead such a skilled team that are developing and delivering new cutting-edge technology and solutions, taking our service offering to the next level”.

SMS HQ

Home to our hydraulic and electrical technical experts, SMS support customers around the world from our state-of-the-art Great Yarmouth facility.

Fully integrated engineering facilities encompassing design, procurement, engineering, project management, manufacturing and testing give SMS complete control over project execution and product quality from start to finish.

With all work conducted in-house, SMS have the agility and capability to customise any solution to meet your needs – including unique compact solutions for offshore applications. And with an intimate understanding of all types of hydraulic and electrical control systems including their key interfaces, all solutions can be modularised for ease of transportation, integration and installation with other packages on-site.

Working closely with the other Alderley locations, SMS provide the design, engineering and technical expertise to support all relevant projects at the appropriate facility – bringing our combined expertise closer to you.