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Keller Group

Keller Group plc
Public (LSE: KLR)
Industry Ground engineering
Founded 1950s
Headquarters London, UK
Key people
Michael West, Chairman
Justin Atkinson, CEO
Revenue £1,599.7 million (2014)[1]
£92.0 million (2014)[1]
£(1.2) million (2014)[1]
Website www.keller.co.uk

Keller Group plc (LSE: KLR) is a major British based ground engineering company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Operations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

The Company was first established as the Ground Engineering division of GKN plc in the 1950s.[2] In 1974 it acquired Johann Keller, a German ground engineering business from which name of the Company is derived.[2] In 1984 it bought Hayward Baker Inc., a US ground engineering business.[2] In 1990 it was the subject of a management buy-out from GKN plc supported by Candover.[2] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1994.[2] The Company had a social housing division until 2007 when it was sold for nominal consideration.[3]

Operations

The Company operates under different brand names in different parts of the World:[4]

  • Europe
    • Keller
    • LCM
    • Wannenwetsch
    • Phi
    • Systems Geotechnique
  • USA
    • Hayward Baker
    • Suncoast
    • Case Foundation
    • McKinney
    • Anderson
    • HJ Foundation
  • Rest of the World
    • Keller
    • Franki
    • Vibropile
    • Resource Piling
    • Genco

References

  1. ^ a b c
  2. ^ a b c d e Keller History
  3. ^
  4. ^ Keller Brands

External links

  • Official site
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