Devro is one of the world’s leading suppliers of collagen casings for food, used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausages and other meat products. Collagen is a naturally occurring polymer which is transformed into gel, tubular casing and film at Devro’s manufacturing sites in the USA, UK, Czech Republic and Australia.

Devro employs over 2,200 people, with skills and knowledge ranging from chemical and electrical engineering to food technology, meat science and environmental health. Over 100 staff are in daily contact with more than 1,000 customers, providing specialist technical advice and support for sophisticated food manufacturing operations in more than 100 countries.

Regional Business Directors have responsibility for day-to-day sales and manufacturing operations, with profit accountability. Strategy, financial policy, marketing and information systems are managed centrally, with an Executive Management Committee and a Board of Directors providing leadership and experience.

Company Growth (employees)
Chryston, GB
Size (employees)
2,174 (est)
Devro is headquartered in Chryston, GB

Key People/Management at Devro

Gerard Hoetmer

Gerard Hoetmer

Jane Lodge

Jane Lodge

Non-Executive Director
Malcolm Swift

Malcolm Swift

Non-Executive Director
Paul Withers

Paul Withers

Non-Executive Director
Peter Page

Peter Page

Chief Executive
Rutger Helbing

Rutger Helbing

Group Finance Director

Devro Office Locations

Devro has offices in Chryston, Jilemnice, Slavkov u Brna, Moscow and in 6 other locations
Chryston, GB (HQ)
Kelso, AU
Sydney Road PO 659
Jilemnice, CZ
830 Víchovská
Slavkov u Brna, CZ
1438 Okružní
Moscow, RU
Representative office Devro Privolnaya 70, office 909ia
Doral, US
103 8333 NW 53rd St
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Devro Financials and Metrics

Devro Financials

Devro's revenue was reported to be £241.1 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

241.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

70.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

2.2 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

406.5 m

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

9.9 m
Devro's current market capitalization is £406.5 m.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


242.7 m232.3 m230.2 m241.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

182.3 m164.1 m170.6 m

Gross profit

50 m66.1 m70.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6 m11.1 m9.6 m9.9 m

Accounts Receivable

28.6 m28.7 m30.7 m26 m

Current Assets

80.3 m80.1 m76.8 m75.7 m


213.9 m254.8 m298.8 m353.6 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

37.7 m(36.3 m)26 m25.5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.1 m)26.1 m33.9 m(2.9 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(3.9 m)2.2 m(500 k)(4 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

4 x
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