Essentra plc is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high volume, essential components and solutions. Our enabling products serve customers in a wide range of end-markets, including health and personal care, food and drink, household goods, tobacco, light and heavy industry, point of sale, transport and logistics, and vehicles. Our components and solutions encompass a variety of capabilities, from packaging, technical design and print, speciality tapes and fluid handling to extrusion and moulded plastics, access hardware and security and authentication.

Our international network extends to 33 countries and includes c. 9,000 employees, 69 principal manufacturing facilities, 64 sales and distribution operations and five research & development centres. We operate under the four Strategic Business Units of Distribution, Health & Personal Care Packaging, Filter Products and Specialist Technologies, and are organised into three geographic regions: Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific..

Every day, we produce and distribute millions of small but essential components that help our customers’ businesses succeed. As a global player, we bring together the best products, ideas and distribution in one unrivalled package. So, whether it’s a tiny component or a bespoke solution addressing a complex need, our quality products coupled with a reliable service and international capability deliver.
Company Growth (employees)
Milton Keynes, GB
Size (employees)
7,908 (est)-7%
Essentra is headquartered in Milton Keynes, GB

Essentra Office Locations

Essentra has an office in Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes, GB (HQ)
201 Avebury Blvd

Essentra Data and Metrics

Essentra Financial Metrics


Net income (FY, 2015)

7.6 m

Market capitalization (20-Sep-2017)

1.3 b

Closing share price (20-Sep-2017)

Essentra's current market capitalization is £1.3 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Pre tax profit

2.1 m(1 m)7.4 m

Net Income

1.9 m(884 k)7.6 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


33 k

Current Assets

173 k191 k293 k


56 m55.5 m55.5 m

Total Assets

56.2 m55.7 m55.8 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

(184 k)158 k135 k
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Essentra News and Updates

Stubbed out: Essentra shares dive after profit warning issued

Shares in Essentra dived around 20 per cent in early trading today after the industrial group stubbed out hope that its revenue would recover this year. The UK-based supplier of plastic and fibre products announced a like-for-like revenue loss of 7 per cent due to its facilities not performing as…

Essentra lines up Coats CEO to reverse ailing fortunes

FTSE 250 firm Essentra will replace chief executive Colin Day with Coats boss Paul Forman, following two consecutive profit warnings and falling share values. Forman will be tasked with reversing the fortune of the industrial supply firm, which has seen its share price tumble by more than 40 per …

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