John Guest 60 year anniversary timeline
Travel with us through the last 60 years
The birth of the brand
John Guest starts his business specialising in precision engineering and tool making for a diverse range of sectors.
Began producing complex die cast components and machining for major UK pneumatic valve manufacturers.
Handling the pressure
John Guest created Super Speedfit, the world’s first push-fit solution for compressed air.
John Guest received an MBE for services to industry.
Getting into food
The first food-grade product range was launched.
From fibre to Ford
We developed the first fibre optic connector for BT and fuel connectors for Ford.
The launch of JG Speedfit plastic push-fit technology for the plumbing and heating industry.
In the pipeline
The launch of JG Speedfit plumbing pipe.
Twist & Lock
JG Speedfit Twist & Lock plumbing and heating range with multi-seal technology was launched.
Pulling the perfect pint
JG PolarClean fittings for beer lines developed to keep draught beer cold and clean.
Setting the bar
95% of bars in the UK use John Guest fittings in beer lines.
We are the largest push-fit manufacturer in the world.