Velan Inc. (VLN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2016 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Velan Inc. (VLN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Velan Inc. (Velan) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of industrial valves. The product portfolio of the company includes gate, globe and check valves, quarter-turn valves, cryogenic control valves, HF acid valves, bellows seal valves, steam traps and velan ABV valves. It also offers services such as commissioning, troubleshooting, witness start-up, applications engineering, acid-clean witness and design of special tooling. Velan offers its products and services to various industries such as nuclear power, power, oil and gas, chemical, pulp and paper, mining, marine and LNG and cryogenics. The company has operational presence in various countries across North America, Europe, and Asia. Velan is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Velan Inc. Key Recent Developments

Feb 17, 2016: Velan Appoints Mr. Martin Allen as Executive Vice President Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply Chain
Feb 02, 2016: Important structural changes at Velan
May 20, 2015: Velan announces the appointment of new Chairman of the Board, Chairman Emeritus, and Lead Director.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Velan Inc. - Key Facts 6
Velan Inc. - Key Employees 7
Velan Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Velan Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Velan Inc. - History 11
Velan Inc. - Company Statement 14
Velan Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 Company Analysis 18
Velan Inc. - Business Description 18
Velan Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Velan Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Velan Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities 20
Strength - Increasing Working Capital 20
Strength - Wide End Markets 20
Velan Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Asbestos Issues 21
Velan Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Long-term Positive Outlook - Nuclear Power 22
Opportunity - New Contracts 22
Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 22
Velan Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Intense Competition 23
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23
Threat - Increasing Prices of Raw Materials 23
Velan Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 Company's Recent Developments 30
Feb 17, 2016: Velan Appoints Mr. Martin Allen as Executive Vice President Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply Chain 30
Feb 02, 2016: Important structural changes at Velan 31
May 20, 2015: Velan announces the appointment of new Chairman of the Board, Chairman Emeritus, and Lead Director. 32
Section 5 Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables
Velan Inc., Key Facts 6
Velan Inc., Key Employees 7
Velan Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Velan Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Velan Inc., History 11
Velan Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Velan Inc., Key Competitors 24
Velan Inc., Annual Ratios 25
Velan Inc., Interim Ratios 28
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures
Velan Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27
Velan Inc., Ratio Charts 29

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