About Pressure Technologies

Pressure Technologies has been listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market for 10 years but can trace its history back 120 years to the Universal Weldless Steel Tube Company.

Pressure Technologies was founded on its leading market position as a designer and manufacturer of high pressure systems serving the global energy, defence and industrial gases markets. Today it continues to serve those markets from a broader engineering base with specialist precision engineering businesses and a worldwide presence in Alternative Energy as a global leader in biogas upgrading.

The Group at a glance

The Group operates across four divisions, three are manufacturing, Precision Machined Components (PMC), Cylinders and Engineered products. The fourth is our Alternative Energy division, which is a contracting business.

All our manufacturing is UK based, exporting products to a global blue chip customer base. Our businesses have a recognised reputation for quality, reliability and are trusted suppliers of safety-critical products and services. We specialise in designing, engineering, manufacturing and servicing what is deemed ‘difficult’ giving us our niche position in the markets we serve and reinforcing our strong partnerships with customers.

Precision Machined Components (PMC)

This is the largest division within the Group. It comprises, Roota Engineering, Quadscot Precision Engineering, Al-Met and Martract. These businesses are leaders in their markets, with world-class lead times, highly specialised precision engineering skills and a blue chip customer base.


Chesterfield Special Cylinders (CSC), has over a century of industry knowledge and expertise and is a world-leading provider of bespoke, high-pressure gas containment solutions and services. It is one of only five companies globally who can compete for ultra large cylinder contracts.

Engineered Products

Hydratron is a manufacturer and global supplier of high pressure testing equipment. Its customers are high pressure original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers and service providers.

Alternative Energy

Greenlane is one of the world’s largest suppliers of biogas upgrading equipment with an installed base of over 100 upgraders world-wide.