Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumable and instrument for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery equipment and consumable for use in hospital operating room; and surgical medical device, and related consumable and service to GI endoscopy suite in hospital and private clinic. It also provides environmental analyzer and containment enclosure for potent powder handling; and equipment and service for the monitoring and control of environmental emission, as well as gas detection device. The Seals sector supplies a range of seal, gasket, filter, cylinder, components, and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment; and sealing products, custom moulded and machined part, and hydraulic cylinder components to manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment. The Controls sector offers electrical wiring, protective sleeving, connectors and harnessing products, aerospace-quality fastener, customized assemblies, and cables and cable accessories for technical applications in aerospace and defense, motorsport, energy, medical, rail, and industrial industries; flexible braided products for screening, earthing and lightning protection, power shunt connector, multi-core cables, cable markers, sleeving and trunking, and specialty fasteners; and fluid controller, compressor, valve, temperature and pressure measurement device, and specialized vending and liquid dispensing component for food retailing and transportation, catering equipment, vending machine, coffee brewing, pure water, and water-cooling systems in the food and beverage industry. Diploma PLC was incorporated in 1999 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.