Since the late 1950s, Alderley has taken a fascinating and dynamic journey to become one of the world's leading oil and gas engineering companies
SMS sign joint venture with Eastern to form SMS-Eastern: the single source supplier for all hose management and component requirements.
Launch of the digital inspection tool - Inspection Manager.
Development of the first Condition Based Monitoring System for Metering and Dynamic Uncertainty.
Alderley secure a new facility in the Second Industrial City in Dammam. At a total of 9025m², the facility has four times the manufacturing capacity of the existing site in Dammam.
SMS relocate to larger premises, allowing SMS the capacity to continue servicing the needs of its expanding client portfolio globally as well as the introduction of new product lines.
Alderley celebrate 25 years since the formation of the Group and the hatching of its iconic Kingfisher logo.
SMS celebrate their 15th Year of Innovation.
Rapid growth of Alderley in Dubai leads to further expansion of facilities.
SMS develop and successfully deliver the first containerised IWOCS HPU (Installation and Workover Control Systems Hydraulic Power Unit).
Alderley supply the first metering for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in Western Australia.
Alderley launch an innovative new application to provide supervisory control for metering systems (Hawk).
Alderley celebrate 10 years at Jebel Ali, Dubai.
Alderley Dammam deliver their largest contract to this day: 48 truck loading and unloading skids for Al-Suwaidi Industrial Services.
Establishment of a new facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, allowing Alderley to engineer and build systems in-Kingdom.
Adopting Compact Flotation Unit (CFU) technology, these packages in Khurais Central Processing Facility, Saudi Arabia, are the largest supplied by Alderley in this era.
Alderley provide the first ultrasonic cryogenic LNG metering system for temperatures of -160ºC.
Alderley Dubai expand to meet increased demand, including extended workshop facilities, increased hard standing area and a wellhead panel production shop.
Specialised Management Systems (SMS) are acquired by Alderley. SMS strengthen the Group's portfolio through the design and manufacture of bespoke hydraulic control units for the oil and gas industry, as well as providing complete customer care.
The first low temperature turbine metering system is installed in Egypt with a minimum operating temperature of -42ºC when metering propane.
Alderley supply the largest gas ultrasonic meter in operation (36").
Alderley Systems Ltd is formed through the merger of Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd and Alderley Process Technologies. The new company broadens the range of systems supplied to the oil and gas industry, and strengthens overseas sales, engineering and service departments.
Having operated a sales office in the United Arab Emirates since 1980, Alderley launch manufacturing facilities in Dubai. The new hub is dedicated to supporting the design and manufacture of oil and gas metering and process equipment in the Middle East.
Alderley introduce the AP-20 Deoiling Hydrocyclone liner to the market. Used extensively both onshore and offshore, this equipment is designed and manufactured completely in-house.
Alderley Controls Ltd is formed through the acquisition of Albion Controls Ltd, and provides metering control systems and wellhead controls systems.
Alderley deliver the first fiscal ultrasonic metering system for the North Sea.
Alderley acquire Entelec Ltd, a company that makes flow computers.
Alderley build the largest fiscal metering system at their Wickwar facilities for Dalmeny’s crude oil export terminal fiscal metering station. Approx. 28m (w) x 21m (l) x 6m (h).
Alderley plc is set up as a holding company to acquire and run Rigidon (UK) Ltd, specialising in industrial coatings, Rigidon Resistant Materials Ltd, specialising in corrosion resistant lining materials, Alderley Environmental Consultants Ltd, and the niche oil and gas metering business, Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd.
Two respected names in the oil and gas industry – Jordan Engineering and ABB Kent – combine to design and manufacture packaged metering and proving systems for the North Sea oil and gas industry.
First Oil – the first oil produced from the Argyll Field, North Sea, is measured using a metering system built in Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
The South Africa Railways Corporation orders a unidirectional ball prover from Alderley's first incarnation.