Our History

Follow our journey of success over the years.



Company Incorporation
The company incorporated by our founder Nigel Thornley.


Patent Application
The application was filed for differential pressure proving for pipe supply of fluids.


Modern Plant Ireland
They were appointed as a partner to sell and support Medem gas pressure proving systems for school laboratories in Ireland.


Distributor Appointed
Distributor appointed for Great Britain for the gas pressure proving system.


Sales & Marketing
Medem takes the sales & marketing for its products in-house for Great Britain.


The First LCD
The first LCD easy use system on to the market is released by Medem UK for use in commercial Kitchens.


Introduction of Turn Key Strategy
Introduction of turn key strategy for commercial kitchens to enhance service. Introduction of the 24-hour helpline for commercial kitchens for turn key packages.


UK's first Integrated Gas Pressure Proving & Gas Detection System
Launch of the UK's first integrated gas pressure proving & gas detection system. Launch of the UK's first designed for purpose Carbon Dioxide monitoring system for teaching areas.


BP (Kosan Gas) Approach Medem UK
BP (Kosan Gas) approached Medem UK to be appointed as distributor and support for selected Scandinavian countries.


Introduction of the five & ten-year warranty
Introduction of the five & ten-year warranty.Banking collapse and worldwide recession, Medem grow market share and invest further in new products and marketing activities.


UK's First Multi-Function Range of Systems
Launch of the UK's first multi-function range of systems for the built environment. Including a relocation to a larger factory.


Development begins on energy monitoring solution
Development work begins on an energy monitoring solution for commercial & industrial buildings. Investment of £120,000 in new equipment funded from Medem reserves.


Received ISO9001:2008 accreditation 14 June 2012
ISO 9001 certification achieved, the launch of an energy monitoring system, enhanced features and benefits incorporated into the SEC range, development commenced on EVO range.


Evo Gas Safety Product Range Launch
Evo gas safety product range launch for early this year. The 'Inair' product launch with exclusive features. Expansion of the product and technical standards team. Two new European Countries to take Medem products.


Relocation Due to Expansion
Relocation to larger factory and offices in Manchester.


New Range of Gas Safety Equipment Launch
New range of gas safety equipment specifically for the catering market introduced.

Commencement of Investment Program
Commencement of investment program for new production equipment including, bench SMT station for prototyping new product designs further enhancing our in-house R&D capabilities, Wave solder station and a digital optical inspection package.


Launch of the First Gas Pressure Proving Range
Launch of the first gas pressure proving range that automatically checks each operation of a connected gas isolation valve to ensure fail-safe operation of the whole system and not just the Medem panel.

Continuation of Production Equipment Investment Program
Continuation of production equipment investment program with the purchase of a Europlacer INEO SMT capable of handling components down to the size of a dust speck!


Release of the First Multi-Gas Pressure Proving System
Design and release of the first multi-gas pressure proving system capable of monitoring and controlling 4 gas lines independently.


Release of a Range of Gas Detection Products
Design and release of a range of gas detection products and sensors for the monitoring of exotic gases including Hydrogen.

Appointment of Trading and Distribution Partner
Appointment of trading and distribution partner for the Middle East.


Received BSI ISO9001:2015 accreditation 25 April 2019


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