O2 Worx partners with SMP to deliver hyperbaric oxygen chambers to new markets

12/07/2023
An 02Worx Hard shell chamber

02 WORX, an Aberdeen-based company that designs and manufactures hyperbaric oxygen chambers in the UK, has announced a strategic partnership with Submarine Manufacturing and Products (SMP), the world leading manufacturers and suppliers of commercial diving equipment. The collaboration will allow customers greater access to O2 Worx’s hyperbaric oxygen chambers, which provide a non-invasive therapy for a range of diverse medical conditions.

The partnership with SMP will combine the companies’ mutual capabilities in hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). O2 Worx will provide its specialist technology expertise and knowledge of health and wellbeing markets, whilst SMP will lend its heritage knowledge of HBOT in the commercial diving sector to the partnership.

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Working in tandem to accelerate the growth of O2 Worx’s HBOT offering, SMP will act as an authorised distributor and installer of O2 Worx’s UK designed and manufactured HBOT chambers. In addition, SMP will provide exclusive installation, training, and servicing to customers on behalf of O2 Worx.

Since 1985, SMP has been a leading supplier of hyperbaric chambers, and diving equipment earning a reputable standing within the industry for both therapeutic and medical chambers.

Ben Sharples, Managing Director of SMP, commented of the partnership: “Our new partnership with O2 Worx will unlock the strengths and capabilities of both our organisations to provide even more people with access to this revolutionary therapy. At SMP, we have a well-established medical offering, but this new collaboration will allow us to enter new markets and offer our customers an even better experience.”

Established in 2021, the partnership acts as the next step in O2 Worx’s nation-wide growth strategy to establish itself as a leading provider of hyperbaric oxygen chambers to health and wellness centre, and sports organisations. The news also follows O2 Worx’s recent investment from Linton Investment in May 2023.

Jonathan Penny, CEO of O2 Worx said: “This partnership marks an important milestone in O2 Worx’s journey and will take us to a new level of scale and deployment for our hyperbaric chambers. We’re committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service, and by working with SMP we’ll be able to offer first class training, enhance maintenance schedules and reach new clients at an accelerated rate.”

O2 Worx provides customers with a flexible range of packages for their therapy chambers, which include installation, technical and operational support. Enabling therapists, sports organisations and other service providers to add oxygen therapy to their capabilities rapidly and with minimal capital outlay.

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