William Cook

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William Cook is a manufacturer of steel castings. The company operates through three divisions: William Cook Cast Products, William Cook Rail, and Cook Defence Systems. Its products include safety-critical cast steel components and complete coupler systems for trains, track systems and armored steel castings for fighting vehicles, as well as high-specification castings in specialist alloys for energy, infrastructure, and specialist engineering.




TypePrivate
Founded1840
HQSheffield, GB
Websitewilliam-cook.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)87
Revenue (FY, 2018)£48.3 M(+18%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at William Cook

Andrew Cook

Andrew Cook

Chairman
Chris Seymour

Chris Seymour

Group Managing Director
William Cook

William Cook

Group Commercial Director
Trevor Stevenson

Trevor Stevenson

Executive Director Sales
Trevor MacHin

Trevor MacHin

Executive Director Quality & Technical
Roy Woollard

Roy Woollard

Executive Director
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William Cook Office Locations

William Cook has offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Stanhope
Sheffield, GB (HQ)
8 Parkway Ave
Leeds, GB
Cross Green
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William Cook Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1840
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William Cook Revenue

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William Cook's revenue was reported to be £48.31 m in FY, 2018 which is a 17.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

48.3m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

17.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

8.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

17.4%

Net income (FY, 2018)

491.0k

EBIT (FY, 2018)

938.0k

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

17.8m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

51.7m41.1m48.3m

Revenue growth, %

(21%)17%

Cost of goods sold

38.6m34.5m39.9m

Gross profit

13.1m6.6m8.4m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

22.3m16.6m17.8m

Accounts Receivable

8.8m9.3m12.0m

Inventories

5.2m5.7m7.3m

Current Assets

40.9m36.7m40.9m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

868.0k(5.4m)491.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2m3.6m3.8m

Inventories

2.3m(469.0k)(1.6m)

Accounts Payable

9.8m(720.0k)3.8m
GBPFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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William Cook Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Cook Defence Systems Limited
Glentworth Rail Limited
Swiss Classic Train GmbH
William Cook Aviation Limited
William Cook Cast Products Limited
William Cook Estates Limited
William Cook Integrity Limited
William Cook Intermodal Limited
William Cook Leaseholds Limited
William Cook Leeds Limited
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William Cook Revenue Breakdown

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William Cook revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 24.0% from Continental Europe, 61.2% from United Kingdom, 13.3% from North America and 1.5% from Other

William Cook Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

67/100

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William Cook News and Updates

Canadian export deal creates 20 jobs at Leeds manufacturer William Cook Rail

Rail industry manufacturer William Cook Rail has created a raft of jobs as it begins work on a multi-million pound export order. The family-owned company, based in Leeds, took on 20 new engineering staff to fulfill an order for ultra-high specification cast steel components to be shipped to Canada. …

William Cook Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was William Cook founded?

    William Cook was founded in 1840.

  • Who are William Cook key executives?

    William Cook's key executives are Andrew Cook, Chris Seymour and William Cook.

  • How many employees does William Cook have?

    William Cook has 87 employees.

  • What is William Cook revenue?

    Latest William Cook annual revenue is £48.3 m.

  • What is William Cook revenue per employee?

    Latest William Cook revenue per employee is £555.3 k.

  • Who are William Cook competitors?

    Competitors of William Cook include Universal Stainless, Burcelik Vana and Tomrods.

  • Where is William Cook headquarters?

    William Cook headquarters is located at 8 Parkway Ave, Sheffield.

  • Where are William Cook offices?

    William Cook has offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Stanhope.

  • How many offices does William Cook have?

    William Cook has 3 offices.