At a Glance

Our business is about protecting life and improving the quality of life for people worldwide.

Our companies have a core focus on safety, health and the environment and our products provide innovative solutions for many of the key problems facing the world today.

Our Technology

Our technology is used to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect people and assets. We also develop products that secure and protect the elements critical to healthy lives. We have four sectors:

Process Safety

Specialised interlocks that control critical processes safely. Instruments that detect flammable and hazardous gases. Explosion protection and pressure relief systems, and corrosion monitoring products.

Infrastructure Safety

Fire detection systems, smoke detectors, specialist fire suppression systems, people and vehicle flow solutions, security sensors and elevator safety products.


Devices that assess eye health, assist with eye surgery and primary care applications. Critical fluidic components used by medical diagnostic OEMs and laboratories. Sensor technologies used in hospitals to track assets and support patient and staff safety.

Environmental & Analysis

Market-leading opto-electronic technology and sensors. Flow measurement instruments and gas conditioning products. Products for environmental data recording, water quality testing and water distribution network monitoring, and UV water treatment.

Key facts

Watch our Key Facts 2017 video, or download fact sheets about Halma and our sectors:

Our business

Around 50 businesses in more than 20 countries

Major operations in Europe, the USA and Asia

Customers in over 160 countries

Listed on the London Stock Exchange

Head office near London, UK

Over 5800 employees worldwide

Our performance

£961.7m revenue in 2016/17

£194.0m pre-tax profit1 in 2016/17

5% dividend growth for 38 years

1. Adjustments as stated in the 2016/17 Results announcement.

Our history

Halma was founded in Asia in 1894 as The Nahalma Tea Estate Company Limited.