Fenner plc

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Fenner plc
Public (LSEFENR)
Industry Polymers
Founded 1861
Headquarters Hessle, England, UK
Key people
Mark Abrahams, Chairman
Nicholas Hobson, CEO
Revenue £820.6 million (2013)[1]
£85.5 million (2013)[1]
£49.2 million (2013)[1]
Number of employees
5,272 (2013)[1]
Website www.fenner.com

Fenner plc is a leading British-based manufacturer of industrial belting and other polymer-based products. It is headquartered in Hessle and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.


The business was founded by Joseph Henry Fenner in 1861 as a manufacturer of leather belting at Bishop Lane in Hull, England.[2] In 1921 it diversified into textile belting and subsequently into polymer belting. In 2006 the Company initiated a major expansion in Ohio, United States.[3]


The business is organised into the following units:[4]

  • Engineered Conveyor Solutions
  • Advanced Engineered Products


  1. ^ a b c d Preliminary Results 2013
  2. ^ "Fenner plc Celebrates 150 Years". The Institute for Chemistry in Industry. 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Port Authority to finance Fenner Dunlop expansion". Toledo Business Journal. 2006. 
  4. ^ Fenner: What we do

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