The Weir Group PLC is a FTSE 250 global engineering business headquartered in Glasgow. The company’s global footprint spans more than 70 countries and employs more than 18,000 people. With an auspicious history in Glasgow industry the company has in recent years undergone significant growth and restructuring both operationally and in terms of its geographical footprint and, following the recent $1.3bn acquisition of ESCO Corp, is now organised into four sector focused divisions in high growth markets –Minerals, Oil & Gas, Flow Control and Ground Engaging Tools.
Through effective execution of its strategy, Weir Group has reported continuing strong revenue and profit growth in recent years and seeks to continue to deliver long term shareholder value. People, Customers, Technology and Performance are the four distinctive competencies within this strategy. In 2017, the Group reported revenue of £2,356m and profit before tax of £250m. These are highly impressive results, especially during an extended period of general economic uncertainty, with Weir well placed to benefit as markets recover. Weir represents a true global success story headquartered in Scotland.
The Glasgow city centre headquarters comprises some 90 professionals including the Board of Directors, Group Heads of Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit, Company Secretary/legal team and the Group Finance team.
For further information on the success of Weir Group to date, visit www.weir.co.uk
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