Business MODEL

Our key resources and advanced engineering value chain enable us to deliver returns for all our stakeholders

Our five strategic objectives

We aim to succeed in the long term by being selective and the best at what we do. 

Leading in our chosen markets
Leading in our chosen markets
Leveraging a strong global presence
Leveraging a strong global presence
Differentiating ourselves through technology
Differentiating ourselves through technology
Driving operational excellence
Driving operational excellence
Sustaining above market growth
Sustaining above market growth

Key Resources

Key Resources
Industry know-how
Industry know-how

The ability to identify future technology requirements and deliver marketleading solutions.

Engineering capability
Engineering capability

Investing in technology and developing and maintaining engineering talent.

Supply chain
Supply chain

A flexible and well-developed global supply chain.

Global footprint
Global footprint

Manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries keeping us close to our international customers and giving us flexibility to respond quickly to their needs.

Customer relationships
Customer relationships

Our largest customers are key aerospace and automotive OEMs. We partner with them on major programmes to deliver key components and this gives us valuable insight into market and consumer trends. 

A skilled and committed workforce
A skilled and committed workforce

58,200 employees around the world.

Culture
Culture

A unique culture that helps us succeed. A strong ethos of safety first and doing the right thing.

For our shareholders
For our shareholders

We aim to create long-term shareholder value through growing profits and dividends.

For our customers
For our customers

We deliver leading edge technology that helps our customers stay ahead in their markets.

For our employees
For our employees

We are committed to helping all our employees reach their potential, thereby maintaining a skilled and engaged global workforce.

For our suppliers
For our suppliers

We support our global supply chain through growing our business opportunities.

In our communities
In our communities

Around the world, our sites and employees support their communities through fundraising, volunteering and working with young people to inspire the next generation of engineers.

For our environment
For our environment

Our products are designed to be lighter and more efficient, helping our customers reduce the impact of their end products on the environment. We continuously improve our manufacturing processes to reduce our environmental impact.