Rolls-Royce Sells L’Orange

Rolls-Royce Sells L'Orange

Rolls-Royce Sells L’Orange : Rolls-Royce, the engineering giant, has confirmed today that it would sale L’Orange, its fuel injection technology business, to Woodward for £610 million, as an attempt to streamline its business. L’Orange supplies fuel injection technology for engines used in marine power and propulsion and other industrial applications and it will be renamed Woodward L’Orange after the sale, which is expected to go through in the second quarter of 2018.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems will remain a key customer of Woodward L’Orange, said Andreas Schell, president chief executive of Rolls-Royce Power Systems. We have enjoyed working with L’Orange, who have a leading position in their markets, excellent technology, a skilled workforce and strong leadership. We wish them well as they join the Woodward organisation.

Paul Adams, head of aerospace at management consultancy Vendigital, said the move would allow Rolls-Royce to focus on its core activities, and the areas of the business that deliver the strongest returns.

Big changes are underway at Rolls-Royce, which have already started to transform its performance, said Paul Adams. The business announced annualised profits before tax of £4.9 billion last month, up from a loss of £4.6 billion last year. More can be achieved if Rolls-Royce continues with its five-to-three plan to simplify its business model by reducing its operating divisions.”

Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine | The Home of Manufacturing Industry News

Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine (MEM), is a the leading UK based monthly print & digital publication focused on promoting innovation in manufacturing and engineering available here in the UK. We cover : SUSTAINABILITY (Waste & Water Management, Recycling, Energy); INMOTION (Rail, Marine, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence); INFRASTRUCTURE (Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Construction); Healthcare (Medical), TECHNOLOGY(Printed, Connected, Software, Composite); MANUFACTURING (Chemical, Metals, Plastics, Electronics, Electrical); CONSUMER GOODS(Furniture, Electrical, Electronics, Food) to name but a few. We have over 50,000 views of each issue of MEM on average in 2022 and go to print monthly and also publish in our newsletter, (each issue is available free for 12 months digitally). Our focus is aligned across the next 12 months with our global media partnerships around Trade Events and also contains original content.

Share this post