In use in over 160 countries worldwide and a preferred solution for many of the largest global corporations and contractors in the gas, oil, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries, Hughes have built an unrivalled global reputation in industrial safety.
Hughes has continued to invest in its global support; opening dedicated offices and appointing carefully accredited distribution partners around the world.
The global head office is home to a new 38,000 sq ft (3,500m²) Operations Centre where all Emergency Safety Showers and Eye wash units are manufactured. This facility is split into five manufacturing units; unheated units and assembly’s, heated units and cubicles, Tank Showers, steel fabrication work, and packing. Overall facilities in the UK include a further 15,000 sq ft (1,400m²) factory and office complex at the Cheshire site, which is home to our Sales and Marketing Centre, as well as research & development, testing and engineering. All Decontamination units and ancillary equipment and Shelter Systems are manufactured in this factory.
The UK has been a centre of excellence for Hughes since the 1960s. Through continuous investment in people, quality processes & systems and research & development, Hughes have become one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Emergency Safety Showers, Eyebaths and Decontamination equipment.
Hughes North America Inc was formed in 2006 through a joint venture with Sarnia Piping Specialities to provide locally based sales and technical support for customers throughout the USA and Canada, and, in 2012, we added a 20,000 sq ft (1,850m²) factory and offices incorporating local assembly and production for the North American market.
Our US manufacturing business is also supported by a dedicated sales and marketing office in Houston, Texas, and has already established a multi-million pound business supporting the US Market.
Hughes Middle East, operating out of the Sharjah International Free Zone in the UAE was also established in 2006 to provide valuable technical and commercial support to the Company’s local distributors and strengthen Hughes’ presence across the Gulf States. The Sharjah office is a dedicated sales and distribution centre that provides rapid response and prompt deliveries in this rapidly developing region.
To support increasing business throughout Europe, Hughes Notduschen GmbH was established in Germany in 2000 to handle sales and distribution. This ensures a quick delivery at competitive prices to the growing European safety market.
In 2006 Hughes Notduschen were successful in attaining DVGW certification for over 25 products, confirming compliance to the new DIN EN 15154 (1+2) Standard.
Hughes Showers are available and in use on every industrialised continent in the world. Our international sales and support team can help with international enquiries and support site installation regardless of location or language.
If you need help with an international market or want to discuss tender requirements and response with our international team, please complete our simple online enquiry here.
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