The Doncasters Group is a leading international manufacturer of high-precision alloy components which are designed to operate in the most demanding of conditions. The company offers well-developed supply chain integration solutions, delivering complex assemblies and engine-ready components to its customers. We are constantly developing our broad range of products and processes to best serve the aerospace, industrial gas turbine, specialist automotive, petrochemical, construction, industrial and transportation markets. Core areas of expertise include new product development, precision casting, forging, fabrication, machining and the production of superalloys and fasteners.

Company Growth (employees)
Chester , GB
Size (employees)
648 (est)
Doncasters was founded in 1778 and is headquartered in Chester , GB

Doncasters Office Locations

Doncasters has an office in Chester
Chester , GB (HQ)
Chester Millennium Greenway

Doncasters Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Doncasters Financial Metrics

Doncasters's revenue was reported to be £637.4 m in FY, 2015 which is a 6% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

637.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(68.8 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

35.5 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


740 m678.9 m637.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

(28.7 m)(25 m)(67.9 m)

Net Income

(15 m)(15.1 m)(68.8 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


46.1 m58.3 m35.5 m

Accounts Receivable

114.2 m120.7 m126 m

Current Assets

263.6 m296.9 m288.7 m


249.1 m279.9 m250.9 m


460.5 m432.7 m379.8 m

Total Assets

973.2 m1 b919.4 m

Accounts Payable

82.3 m57.1 m60 m

Current Liabilities

107.9 m106.2 m108.5 m

Total Liabilities

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b

Retained Earnings

(15 m)(15.1 m)(68.8 m)

Total Equity

(261.1 m)(266.5 m)(351.7 m)

Financial Leverage

-3.7 x-3.8 x-2.6 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

76.5 m106.7 m90.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(110.7 m)(71.7 m)(93.3 m)

Income Taxes Paid

13.7 m9.9 m(900 k)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

-2.6 x

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Yinyi Group and Impro are in for Doncasters

Two Chinese industrial firms, Yinyi Group and Impro, have emerged as two of the bidders for engineering giant Doncasters. According to Sky News, the interest is tentative, but should it progress further, could test the government’s attitude on foreign ownership of British manufacturers.  Read …

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