Weston’s operations are supported by the financial strength of its parent company, Senior plc.
The corporation has the assets and the commitment to invest capital into growing capacity to support Weston’s expanding partnerships.
Senior plc is an international manufacturing group with operations in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, land vehicle, and energy markets.
Senior is listed in the London Stock Exchange and is included in the FTSE 250 Index. Senior’s financial strength reflects a focus on operational excellence and continuous improvement across its 30 operating companies.
Senior is highly cash generative, resulting in low levels of debt. This gives the Company the ability to invest in opportunities that support its business objective of creating “long-term sustainable growth in shareholder value.”
The Group is split into two divisions:
Aerospace – 66% of Group Revenue
The Senior Aerospace operations are located in the USA, Europe, Mexico and Asia and produce precision machined components and mechanical assemblies for airframe and engine applications in civil and military rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The products manufactured include metallic and composite pneumatic ducting, bellows-sealed flexible joints, sheet metal components including engine exhaust assemblies, hydraulic tubing components and assemblies. Platforms include engine structures, airframe and other structural parts, rotorcraft assemblies. Weston operates as part of the Aerospace group.
Flexonics – 34% of Group Revenue
Senior Flexonics is a leading supplier of expansion joints, control bellows and hoses to the worldwide petrochemical, power generation and chemical processing industries. Increasingly, its products are being used in renewable energy sources such as solar and nuclear. Senior’s diesel technologies support a growing number of major North American and European automotive and heavy truck manufacturers in meeting stringent emissions standards. Flexonics products include flexible exhaust connectors, cooling and emission control components and diesel fuel distribution pipe work, metallic and fabric expansion joints, flexible metallic hoses, and ventilation ducting for industrial applications.