Key facts

Founded in 1923
Group Chief Executive: Stephen Harris
Head office: Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Bodycote in numbers [key facts]:

>190 The number of Bodycote plants around the world
26 The number of countries Bodycote operates in
>5,500 The number of staff employed by Bodycote globally
£570.7m The company’s turnover in 2011
89% The percentage of the group’s business outside the UK
> 80% The percentage of plants accredited to environmental standard ISO 14001

Bodycote is the world’s largest and most respected provider of thermal processing services, which form a vital link in the manufacturing supply chain.

These services are provided to markets including aerospace, defence, power generation, oil and gas, automotive, construction, machine building, medical and transportation sectors.

The core technologies provided are heat treatment, metal joining, hot isostatic pressing and surface technology.

Bodycote has been listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol BOY) since 1972.