Automotive company Bodycote reported revenue of £600.6 million, a 5.9% increase from the 2015 revenue of £567.2 million.

‘The group delivered a robust performance in 2016 despite significant headwinds in some key business sectors,’ said Stephen Harris, group chief executive. ‘While our business, by its nature, has limited forward visibility, we continue to demonstrate that we are capable of adapting with great agility to changes in market conditions. Our outlook is positive and we remain optimistic that we are well placed to take advantage of an upturn in our markets. The board is confident that management’s continued focus on business improvements and execution of the group strategy will generate good returns through the cycle.’

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