The Controls Sector businesses supply specialised wiring, cable, connectors, fasteners and control devices used in a range of technically demanding applications.


Interconnect (64% of revenue): wiring, cable harness components and cable accessories used in specialised technical applications in Aerospace, Defence, Motorsport, Energy, Medical, Rail and Industrial.

Specialty Fasteners (21% of revenue): specialty aerospace-quality fasteners supplied to Civil, Motorsport, Industrial and Defence markets.

Fluid Controls (16% of revenue): temperature, pressure and fluid control products used in Food & Beverage and Catering industries.

Year Ended 30 Sept

  2020 2019
Revenue £156.6m £178.3m
Adjusted operating profit £22.8m £31.6m
Adjusted operating margin 14.6% 17.7%
Free cash flow £27.3m £24.7m
ROATCE 21.1% 31.0%

Controls Businesses

Interconnect 
Specialty Fasteners
Fluid Controls

Breakdown of revenue

Customers

  • 36% Industrial
  • 18% Civil Aerospace
  • 13% Defence
  • 9% Food & Beverage
  • 11% Motorsport
  • 7% Energy & Utilities
  • 5% Medical & Scientific
  • 1% Rail

Geography

  • 52% UK
  • 35% Continental Europe
  • 13% International

Products

  • 53% Wire & Cable
  • 23% Fasteners
  • 9% Connectors
  • 8% Equipment & Components
  • 7% Control Devices