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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.HighlightsVelan 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 DevelopmentsFeb 17, 2016: Velan Appoints Mr. Martin Allen as Executive Vice President Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply ChainFeb 02, 2016: Important structural changes at VelanMay 20, 2015: Velan announces the appointment of new Chairman of the Board, Chairman Emeritus, and Lead Director.Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Velan Inc. - Key Facts 6Velan Inc. - Key Employees 7Velan Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Velan Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Velan Inc. - History 11Velan Inc. - Company Statement 14Velan Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 Company Analysis 18Velan Inc. - Business Description 18Velan Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19Velan Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Velan Inc. - Strengths 20Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities 20Strength - Increasing Working Capital 20Strength - Wide End Markets 20Velan Inc. - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Asbestos Issues 21Velan Inc. - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Long-term Positive Outlook - Nuclear Power 22Opportunity - New Contracts 22Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 22Velan Inc. - Threats 23Threat - Intense Competition 23Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23Threat - Increasing Prices of Raw Materials 23Velan Inc. - Key Competitors 24Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 27Financial Performance 27Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29Section 4 Company's Recent Developments 30Feb 17, 2016: Velan Appoints Mr. Martin Allen as Executive Vice President Manufacturing Operations and Global Supply Chain 30Feb 02, 2016: Important structural changes at Velan 31May 20, 2015: Velan announces the appointment of new Chairman of the Board, Chairman Emeritus, and Lead Director. 32Section 5 Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 37Disclaimer 37List of TablesVelan Inc., Key Facts 6Velan Inc., Key Employees 7Velan Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Velan Inc., Major Products and Services 9Velan Inc., History 11Velan Inc., Subsidiaries 16Velan Inc., Key Competitors 24Velan Inc., Annual Ratios 25Velan Inc., Interim Ratios 28Currency Codes 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresVelan Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27Velan Inc., Ratio Charts 29