Spirax-Sarco Engineering Plc engages in the provision of industrial and commercial steam systems, electrical thermal energy solutions and niche peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies. It operates its business through the following segments: Steam Specialties and Watson-Marlow. The Steam Specialties segment supplies engineered solutions for the design, maintenance and operation of efficient industrial and commercial steam systems. The Watson-Marlow segment provides peristaltic and selective niche pumps and systems, specializing not only in the design and manufacture of the most advanced pumps and tubing, but also in the application of those pumps to its customer's processes. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Cheltenham, the United Kingdom.