Company Directory / Ab Dynamics Plc

Business Description

AB Dynamics PLC ("the Company") is the holding company of Anthony Best Dynamics Limited .

AB Dynamics supplies integrated test systems for the global automotive industry. Your car was developed using our technology. Driving robots, ADAS targets, K&C machines, NVH software and driving simulators for the global auto industry.

Founded in 1982 as a vehicle engineering consultancy, AB Dynamics has grown steadily to become one of the world’s most trusted suppliers of automotive test systems. The Group is engaged in the design, manufacture and supply to the global automotive industry of advanced testing and measurement products for vehicle suspension, brakes and steering both in the laboratory and on the test track. Today, our clients include the top 25 global vehicle manufacturers, all seven Euro NCAP laboratories and numerous government test authorities.

With over 95% of sales to export, the Group's products are used for research, development and production quality control.

With our in-house capabilities in Mechanical, Electrical and Software design, we are a solutions provider to an industry continually seeking novel engineering testing solutions to new technical challenges.

At our facility in the UK, we design and manufacture specialised systems for:

• Suspension, chassis and steering system development
• Testing of vehicle dynamics on the track
• Development of the next generation of advanced safety system in the vehicles
• Evaluation of driverless car technology
• Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) testing of powertrain assemblies
• Advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator

Key Fundamentals 31-Aug-13 31-Aug-14 31-Aug-15 31-Aug-16 31-Aug-17
Revenue (£ m) 12.17 13.85 16.52 20.47 24.57
Pre-Tax (£ m) 1.87 2.68 3.82 4.45 4.47

AIM admission date 22 May 2013

Significant Shareholders (01.04.2019)
• Anthony Best 23.3
• CASTLEFIELD CFP SDL UK BUFFETTOLOGY FUND GENERAL 10.1
• Naemi Best 7.7
• CANNACORD GENUITY GROUP INC 5.0
• LIONTRUST INVESTMENT MGT 4.9
• HARGREAVES LANDSDOWN ASSET MGT 4.8
• TELLWORTH INVESTMENTS 3.8

Registered Address

Middleton Drive
Bradford On Avon
BA15 1GB

Contact Details

Previous Names

NamePeriod
AB DYNAMICS LIMITED 2013-05-09 - 2013-05-09
AB DYNAMICS 2013 LIMITED 2013-02-07 - 2013-05-09

Key Data

Sector
2757 Industrial Machinery
Company Number
08393914
Type
Public Limited Company
Company Age
6 years
Incorporated
February 7, 2013
Status
Active
Nature of Business
82990 - Other business support service activities n.e.c.
Year End
August 31
Accounts Due
February 29, 2020
Latest Accounts
August 31, 2018

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