Paul Griffiths MBE
Industrial and Marine Hydraulics Limited (IMH)
Paul Griffiths established IMH in 1983 and led the company for 30 years, from a home-based business to a leading global player in hydraulic engineering with experience of working across more than 50 countries. He has fostered the company’s core values and developed a strong technical brand that is recognised internationally.
He is first and foremost a Hydraulic Engineer and has led major projects for the company all over the world.
In the 2019 New Year’s Honours Paul was awarded an MBE for Services to Engineering Skills and Apprenticeships in Teesside.
Hydraulic solutions for the largest single span flood defence barrier
The Boston Flood Barrier, in Lincolnshire, is the largest barrier of its type in the UK. This presentation discusses the technical engineering challenges of developing a tidal control system solution utilising two of the largest cylinders ever manufactured in Europe (in excess of 50 tonnes each).