Pipe Supports Ltd. became part of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC in 1993, and the Pipe Supports Group was created to provide a global solution for piping engineers. Hill & Smith Holdings PLC is an international group with leading positions in the design, manufacture and supply of infrastructure products and galvanizing services to global markets. It serves its customers from facilities principally in the UK, France, USA, Sweden, Norway, India and Australia.
The Group’s operations are organised into three main business segments:
- Infrastructure Products – Roads, supplying products and services such as permanent and temporary road safety barriers, street lighting columns, bridge parapets, gantries, temporary car parks, variable road messaging solutions and traffic data collection systems.
- Infrastructure Products – Utilities, supplying products and services such as pipe supports for the power-generation, petro-chemical and liquid natural gas markets, energy grid components, composite “GRP” products, plastic drainage pipes, industrial flooring, handrails, access covers and security fencing.
- Galvanizing Services which provides zinc and other coatings for a wide range of products including fencing, lighting columns, structural steel work, bridges, agricultural and other products for the infrastructure and construction markets.
Headquartered in the UK and quoted on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HILS.L), Hill & Smith PLC employs some 4,100 staff.