Operational for more than 80 years, John Crane designs and manufactures a range of engineered and mechanical seals. It serves the oil and gas, pulp and paper, food and beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, pipeline and mining industries. The company features sealing support systems, power transmission couplings and lubrication products. It provides products from various brands, including Sealol, Safematic, Flexibox, Metastream, Powerstream, Lemco and Performance Plus. John Crane offers parts cleaning, system inspection, component replacement, failure analysis and asset management support services. It supplies engineering tools that assist in the selection, application and design of sealing systems. The company operates the John Crane Academy, which provides technical training to its employees. It operates more than 20 manufacturing facilities and employs over 6,000 people in over 50 countries. John Crane maintains a location in Swedesboro, N.J. The company is a subsidiary of Smiths Group.