Acquisitions bolster Bodycote’s figures

BODYCOTE, the Macclesfield-based engineering group operating in more than 190 locations in 26 countries, has reported a 10% rise in profits for the first half of the year, boosted by acquisitions made in 2012.

The company, which heat-treats jet engine turbine blades and other aircraft and car parts, said pre-tax profit rose to £48.5m for the six months to une 30 from £43.9m last year.

Revenue rose 5% to £316.5m, but would have fallen but for the contribution of newly-acquired businesses, which added 7% to g... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...