Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited is based in St. Albans and supplies pumps, compressors and process equipmement with particular expertise in the petrochemical industry. The Company was formed in 1957 by Mr. George Kinder and Mr. Peter Janes, both engineers and was initially based in Woking. Over the next eight years the Company had three bases before establishing premises in Tabernacle Street, London in 1965.
The Company then remained in Tabernacle Street until moving to its present location in St. Albans in 1988. George Kinder retired in 1985, but Peter Janes remained as Chairman and fully involved in the business in until passing away in 2015. The first appointed member of staff, Mrs. Jennifer Janes, became Managing Director in 1992 is now also our Company Chairman.
The total number of employees has remained constant at around 20 people, which includes the Directors and many have been with the company for the majority of their careers
As the appointed, official partners for our Manufacturers, we handle all sales and after-sales ativities for their product ranges in the UK. We add value through our skills in providing technical advice, quotations, sales contracts handling and complete after-sales service, including the supply of spare parts, servicing and repairs, both on site and in our manufacturer accredited workshop.
With over 50 years experience and an established range of range of world leading products, we can offer particular expertise in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, General Industrial Process, Power, Pharmaceutical & Biotech applications.
With our range of specialist world leading pump manufacturers we can also provide a complete single source supply for all pump types
Please click on the links below for further details of our expertise in the following areas:-
Customer service and a commitment to quality have always been our top priorities and we are approved to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. For a copy of our ISO 9001 certificate, please click here
We act as the UK Representative and Distributor for a variety of specialist fluid handling equipment manufacturers who are also ISO 9001 certified themselves. For further details or copies of their Quality Assurance certificates, please contact us and we will be pleased to assist.
First Point Assessment Limited (FPAL)
Since the earliest days we have been a registered supplier to the offshore oil and gas industry and are FPAL registered. For info about FPAL, please click HERE
For registered FPAL buyers, full details including performance feedback ratings can be found under our FPAL supplier reference 10040378
We are a UVDB registered supplier for the supply of pumps and process equipment to the utility industries. The UVDB supplier pre-qualification system is used across the UK in the power and utility market.
For a copy of our certificate, please click HERE
The Pump Distributers Association
As founder members of the Pump Distributers Association we remain committed to the highest standard of customer care and the PDA Code of Practice
For further details, please click HERE
Providing installation and commissioning support for our products is integral to our customer care. We have trained technical product specialists for all of the equipment we supply, including "Petans" certified engineers for offshore installations and we are accredited to the SafeContractor scheme. For a copy of our certificate, please click HERE
Kinder-Janes are signatories to the Logic oil and gas Industry Mutual Hold Harmless Deed (IMHH)
Whilst we have grown significantly since our formation, our staffing has remained constant at around 20 employees, with many having been with the Company for the greater part of their careers.
Dedicated customer support – no passing from department to department! Our experienced engineers specialize in particular product ranges and will follow your job through from enquiry to quotation, to order and contract handling and any subsequent site technical support.
Due to the low staff turnover and their specialist product knowledge you can be sure of experienced long term support for your equipment.
We have been trading for nearly 60 years and customer care, product support and financial solidity have always been of the highest priority.
Our standard Terms and Conditions of Sale can be found here