Strix Group Plc (Strix) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of kettle safety controls and other components and devices involving water heating and temperature control, steam management and water filtration.
Strix has sold over 1.9 billion units, and management estimate that Strix safety controls are used over 1 billion times per day by consumers, in more than 100 countries, and by over 10 per cent. of the world’s population.
- The world's No.1 manufacturer of kettle controls
- Established partnerships with brands, OEMs and retailers
- 38% global share of kettle control market he most trusted technical partner in the industry
- Over 800 employees
Admitted to AIM (AIM:KETL)
Global market for kettle safety controls estimated at 174 million sets; Strix achieves global market share of in excess of 38% by volume.
Launch of the baby formula maker, an innovation that addresses previously unmet consumer needs.
Strix wins patent infringement suits against two kettle control manufacturers in China.
1 billion controls celebration on 1 July.
EK launched – a series of electronic controls which offer user functionality never seen before.
Strix produces its 500 millionth control.
Opening of the new factory in Guangzhou, China.
The U-Series and P72 are launched, a revolutionary underfloor heating system with 360° connector.
Queen's Award for export achievement.
Strix produces its 100 millionth control.
Strix opens its first overseas office in Hong Kong.
Strix becomes world market leader for the supply of controls to the domestic water boiling appliances market.
The 10 millionth control is manufactured.
The R-Series (immersed technology) and P-Series (cordless technology) launch.
Castletown Thermostats becomes Strix under John Taylor, son of Eric Taylor.
Castletown Thermostats founded by Eric Taylor, who had invented a revolutionary thermostat during the Second World War to control heated flying suits worn by bomber crews at high altitudes.