JCB is one of the largest privately owned engineering and manufacturing companies in the UK and the world's third largest manufacturer of construction machinery. With a global presence and manufacturing facilities on 4 continents, we employ over 10,500 people worldwide. With a trusted brand that is synonymous with world class innovation. Our team design and build machines for hard work and reliability, using only the most advanced technology and techniques. We produce a broad spectrum of machines from 800kg to nearly 50 tonnes for markets including traditional construction through to defence, waste recycling and agriculture. JCB's success is built upon constant customer focus and innovation in everything we do.
Rocester, GB
Size (employees)
11,000 (est)
JCB was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Rocester, GB

JCB Office Locations

JCB has offices in Rocester, Pooler, Köln, Singapore and in 3 other locations
Rocester, GB (HQ)
Lakeside Works Dentstone Rd
Singapore, SG
50 Collyer Quay
Köln, DE
16 Graf-Zeppelin-Straße
Pooler, US
2000 Bamford Blvd
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JCB Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


JCB Financial Metrics

JCB's revenue was reported to be £856.1 m in FY, 2015 which is a 15% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

856.1 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

153 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(20 m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

185.7 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


1 b1 b856.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

800.7 m804.8 m703.1 m

Gross profit

222.6 m204.9 m153 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

178.3 m164.6 m177.1 m

Pre tax profit

74.8 m42.6 m(29.8 m)

Net Income

66.6 m42.8 m(20 m)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


165.5 m144.7 m185.7 m

Current Assets

484.7 m519.5 m616.9 m


391.8 m387.6 m386.3 m


32.2 m

Total Assets

876.5 m907.1 m1 b

Accounts Payable

112.6 m117.1 m75.4 m

Current Liabilities

616.5 m604.6 m749.7 m

Total Liabilities

707 m746.3 m876 m

Retained Earnings

66.6 m42.8 m(20 m)

Total Equity

169.5 m160.8 m159.4 m

Financial Leverage

5.2 x5.6 x6.5 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

(8.2 m)200 k9.8 m
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

6.5 x

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JCB News and Updates

JCB quit an influential business lobby because it was allegedly too anti-Brexit

JCB, the huge privately held UK construction company, has left the influential business lobby group CBI for allegedly being too anti-Brexit. A JCB spokesperson confirmed to the BBC and Sky News that the construction company has parted ways with the CBI, which has a membershi…

JCB to leave CBI 'over Brexit stance'

The construction firm JCB has left the business lobby group, the CBI, reportedly because of its anti-Brexit stance.

JCB pulls out of Confederation of British Industry in Brexit row

Construction equipment maker’s chairman opposed business group’s lobbying to remain in EU during referendum campaignJCB, one of the UK’s biggest manufacturers, has decided to leave the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) over the business lobby group’s anti-Brexit stance.The maker of constructio…

JCB quits membership of the CBI

Digger giant JCB has quit the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) owing to frustration at the industry body's anti-Brexit position. JCB chairman Anthony Bamford was vocal in his support of Britain's exit from the EU and wrote to all 6,500 employees of the Rocester-based company, telling them …
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