Industrial technology specialist celebrates 50 years


Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc is celebrating having reached its 50th anniversary as a leading industrial technology specialist serving the world’s oil and gas industries.

From its humble beginnings in 1958, Tracerco has continued to expand its product range and geographical reach, responding to customers’ needs and market opportunities. Today, Tracerco is part of the Process Technologies Division of Johnson Matthey and is a world leader in its field. Its innovative range of specialist measurement products and services are invaluable to ensure full optimisation and efficiency of its customer’s process plant across the oil, gas and petrochemical industry.

Tracerco’s success over the past 50 years can be attributed not only to its science and technological pedigree, but also the intimacy it has with its customers. The business, which is still headquartered in Billingham, but now employs over 250 staff throughout the world in 25 operational bases and offices strategically located close to major oil and gas producing regions.

Andy Hurst, Managing Director, “Over the last fifty years there have been significant changes throughout the oil, gas and petrochemical industry. Each and every project presents its unique challenges and over the years Tracerco has developed the ability to build relationships with its customers, allowing the best solution to be co-developed. Strong customer relationships, innovative R&D, establishment of local service centres and the delivery of high quality products and services has underpinned Tracerco’s continued growth and success over the past half a century. It is a great achievement to reach such a milestone anniversary. We look forward with great anticipation and enthusiasm to 50 more years of continued growth and success”.

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