The Life Sciences sector businesses supply a range of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries.

Healthcare (83% of revenues) - Medical devices and related consumables and services supplied to Pathology laboratories, Operating Rooms and GI Endoscopy suites and clinics.

Environmental (17% of revenues) - Environmental analysers, containment enclosures and emissions monitoring systems.

Year Ended 30 Sept

  2016 2015
Revenue £109.9m £103.1m
Adjusted Operating Profit £19.6m £21.0m
Operating Margin 17.8% 20.4%
Free Cash Flow £19.0m £15.6m
Trading Capital Employed £108.6m £99.6m
ROATCE 17.7% 21.1%

Life Sciences Businesses

 Breakdown of revenue

Customers

84%

Clinical

  • 10% Utilities
  • 3% Chemical & Petrochemical
  • 2% Life Sciences Research
  • 1% Other Life Sciences

Geography

57%

Canada

  • 30% Europe
  • 13% ROW

Products

72%

Consumables

  • 18% Instrumentation
  • 10% Service