Guyson International Limited is a privately owned family company with a world-wide reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of blast finishing, spray wash and ultrasonic cleaning equipment - as well as being the UK supplier for all your hose and coupling requirements.

Formed in 1938, the company is registered to BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 and our head office is located at Skipton, North Yorkshire, in the north of England.


On this impressive 10,000 square metre site we design and manufacture all our blast, spray wash and 'Kerry' ultrasonic cleaning equipment. You will also find under the same roof our well-equipped sales, testing and demonstration facilities, as well as central warehousing and distribution for all spare parts and blast media.

Skipton Factory

Our committed Customer Service and Technical Support team welcomes visitors to Skipton (left) from the UK and world-wide. They are also delighted to provide helpful advice by telephone or email on all blast, wash, ultrasonic precision cleaning and degreasing applications and products, together with delivering full technical support, both pre and post sale.

If you are visiting us at Skipton and would like directions, please visit the contact page.

guyson guiesley

The Guyson International Limited specialist Hose & Couplings Division (right) is located in Guiseley near Leeds (see contact page). From here we supply both the full range of Kaptech hose assemblies and also Hansen and Gromelle couplings. For the latest product information, just click on the relevant tab above or contact us with your enquiry.

saratoga springs

Guyson Corporation of the USA (left) is a design, manufacturing and distribution operation based in Saratoga Springs NY, focussing on the supply of blast and spray washing equipment, spares and consumables together with an aftersales service operation. (see contact page for address details).

guyson france

Guyson SA (right) is a sales and distribution operation with its own customer test and demonstration facilities, based at Le Mesnil Amelot which is located close to Charles de Gaulle airport and main motorway networks just outside Paris. This operation sells the full range of blast, ultrasonic cleaning and spray washing equipment, spares and consumables. (see contact page for address details).

Guyson Sdn Bhd, operates from two sales and service offices in Penang, Malasia and in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. This operation offers blast, ultrasonic cleaning and spray washing equipment, spares and consumables.

Company History

1938 Guyson Industrial Equipment Limited formed by Robert Thomson, with investment from his uncle Guyatt, to manufacture and sell blast equipment, consumables and other garage equipment.

1939 Agreement made with Hansen Manufacturing Company, USA to market and distribute Hansen quick-release hose couplings in the UK and Ireland.

1953 James F. Thomson joined the company focusing his activities on exporting surface finishing equipment and establishing European and USA distribution networks.

1964 The Hansen Couplings Division formed as a separate division to focus on sales of Hansen quick-release hose couplings.

1976 Guyson Corporation of America formed as a 100% subsidiary to manufacture and supply blast cleaning equipment into the Americas.

1980s Expansion of manufacturing capabilities took place, including the establishment of new premises in the UK at Skipton, and a significant extension in the USA.

1991 James Thomson succeeded his father as Managing Director of the company.

1992 The Hansen Couplings Division adds the Gromelle coupling products to its range.

1993 The Hansen Couplings Division moves to a separate dedicated site.

1994 Marr Engineering acquired, giving expansion of the product offering into surface treatment markets with the addition of aqueous degreasing systems to the range.

1997 The Hansen Couplings Division moves to a new purpose built site with a view to expanding operations.

1998 Acquisition of Guyson’s French distributor to form Guyson SA, a new 100% subsidiary selling and distributing Guyson products in the French and Francophone markets.

1999 Acquisition of Kaptech Hose Limited, a manufacturer of specialist flexible hose assemblies, takes place to augment the Hansen Couplings Division. Operations are integrated to form the Hose & Couplings Division.

2004 Acquisition of Kerry Ultrasonics Limited, to further expand the surface treatment processes offered to the customer base.

2005 Guyson Sdn Bhd was formed in Malaysia with a representative office in Wuxi, China, to support the customer base in the Far East markets.

2011 The Hose & Couplings Division adds Eaton Hydraulics products to its range.

Registered Office: 6 Bridge Street, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9AL
Registered in England No 1549447