Keller Group

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Keller Group plc
Type Public (LSEKLR)
Industry Ground engineering
Founded 1950s
Headquarters London, UK
Key people Michael West, Chairman
Justin Atkinson, CEO
Revenue £1,438.2 million (2013)[1]
Operating income £77.8 million (2013)[1]
Net income £30.1 million (2013)[1]

Keller Group plc (LSEKLR) is a major British based ground engineering company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The Company was first established as the Ground Engineering division of GKN plc in the 1950s.[2] In 1974 it acquired Johann Keller, a German ground engineering business from which name of the Company is derived.[2] In 1984 it bought Hayward Baker Inc., a US ground engineering business.[2] In 1990 it was the subject of a management buy-out from GKN plc supported by Candover.[2] It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1994.[2] The Company had a social housing division until 2007 when it was sold for nominal consideration.[3]


The Company operates under different brand names in different parts of the World:[4]

  • Europe
    • Keller
    • LCM
    • Wannenwetsch
    • Phi
    • Systems Geotechnique
  • USA
    • Hayward Baker
    • Suncoast
    • Case Foundation
    • McKinney
    • Anderson
    • HJ Foundation
  • Rest of the World
    • Keller
    • Franki
    • Vibropile
    • Piling Contractors
    • Genco


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