Devro is one of the world’s leading suppliers of collagen casings for food, used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausages and other meat products. Collagen is a naturally occurring polymer which is transformed into gel, tubular casing and film at Devro’s manufacturing sites in the US, Netherlands, UK, China, Czech Republic and Australia.
Devro employs c.2,000 people, with skills and knowledge ranging from chemical and electrical engineering to food technology, meat science and environmental health. Over 100 staff are in daily contact with more than 1,000 customers, providing specialist technical advice and support for sophisticated food manufacturing operations in more than 100 countries.
Devro plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in June 1993.
The shares are 100% free-float, with c.4,000 holders of a total 166.9 million shares.