About Us

Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited, based in St. Albans

Our History


60 years of pump experience

KINDER-JANES ENGINEERS LIMITED is a business operating mainly in the Petrochemical Industry, based in St. Albans. 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.

Our Expertise


Process pumps for demanding duties

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:-

API Oil, Gas & Petrochemical

General Industrial Process & Power

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Our Certification

We are an established, experienced and verified company.


Customer service and a commitment to quality have always been our top priorities and we are approved to the ISO 9001:2008 standard. For a copy of our 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.

For a copy of our ISO 9001 certificate, please click HERE.


Since the earliest days we have been a registered supplier to the offshore oil and gas industry are FPAL registered. For info about FPAL, please click HERE

In addition to the standard FPAL registration, we are also externally audited under their ‘Verify’ system to ensure maximum customer confidence.

For registered buyers, full details including Performance Feedback ratings can be found under our FPAL Supplier Reference 10040378


As part of our commitment to honest and transparent business practices, we have adopted the Trace Code of Conduct and are externally audited by Trace International Inc. See our Trace certification HERE.

By approving our certification, Trace confirms that: “TRACE has completed a TRACEcertification due diligence review of Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited. Certification by TRACE signifies that Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited has completed internationally accepted due diligence procedures and has been forthcoming and cooperative during the review process. TRACEcertification underscores Kinder-Janes Engineers Limited's commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions.”


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

Our Team


Our Staff

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.

Our Management Team

Jennifer Janes – Chairman & Managing Director
Andy Omasta – Deputy Managing Director
Paul Cordell - Director
Paul O’Dell – Director
Simon Webb – Director
Darryl Woodcraft - Director

Our Business

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.



We currently have no vacancies.


Telephone: +44 (0)1727 844 441
E-mail: Careers@Kinder-Janes.co.uk