Well Established & Profitable Engineering Business
Undisclosed, West Midlands County, United Kingdom
Seller Reference: 1832CV
Asking Price: £490,000
Net Profit: £58,789
Sales Revenue: £277,924
Number of Staff: Send enquiry for more details.
Established For: Send enquiry for more details.
Ownership: Freehold
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  Business Summary   
  Reason for Sale

The business is only now being offered for sale as the vendor wishes to retire.

Business Profile

The business was originally founded in 1961. The current owner bought the business in 1987.
The business has a strong track record of producing high quality, competitively priced products.


The company produces bespoke, low volume individual metal & machinable plastic parts for any engineering environment.

This includes:
Assembly work


The business has approximately 25 main customers, of which circa 15 are live at any one time.
Most customers are in or around the Coventry area.
There is no over reliance on any single client.


The vendor is prepared to work with/for a new owner to ensure a smooth handover of the business and to give the necessary introductions to both customers & staff.

Key Strengths

An extremely well established business, which has been trading since 1961
Excellent local reputation with most work coming from a core of approx 25 local customers
Comprehensive plant list, which covers for most eventualities
High quotation to order conversion rate of circa 70%
Good location close to major motorway networks
Current net annual sales of £277,925 in the year to April 2015 which has produced adjusted net profits of £58,789


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  Property Information   
  Property: Freehold
  Living Accommodation: No
  Location: Well located on a small industrial estate in the West Midlands,
which gives easy access to the M40, M6 & M69 motorways
  Growth Potential   
  This is already a very well established and profitable engineering business which still offers excellent scope to increase both sales and profits further by:

1. Purchasing some CNC machines to be able to also target the volume markets not doing bespoke work
2. Advertise, as the company currently does none whatsoever
3. Introducing a business website so the company can attract more customers rather than rely on word of mouth referrals
4. Employ more skilled staff
  Other Details   
  Is this a home-based business? No
  Can this business be relocated? No
  Is this business part of a franchise? No
  Summary of Business Hours   
  Mon Thurs: 7.45am 4.30pm
Friday: 7.45am 1.45pm

Occasional overtime work is required
  Summary of Staffing   
  The vendor works full time in the business and is assisted by 4 full time skilled engineers and another one who is currently under training.
Additionally they have a part time book keeper who only works for 6 hours a week.
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