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Allied Defense Group: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile

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Synopsis Business Review’s Allied Defense Group contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company. Summary This SWOT Analysis company profile is a crucial resource for industry executives and anyone looking to quickly understand the key information concerning Allied Defense Group’s business. Business Review’s “Allied Defense Group SWOT Analysis & Company Profile” reports utilize a wide range of primary and secondary sources, which are analyzed and presented in a consistent and easily accessible format. Business Review strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report. Scope • Examines and identifies key information and issues about (Allied Defense Group) for business intelligence requirements • Studies and presents Allied Defense Group’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities (growth potential) and threats (competition). Strategic and operational business information is objectively reported. • The profile contains business operations, the company history, major products and services, prospects, key competitors, structure and key employees, locations and subsidiaries. Reasons To Buy • Quickly enhance your understanding of the company. • Obtain details and analysis of the market and competitors as well as internal and external factors which could impact the industry. • Increase business/sales activities by understanding your competitors’ businesses better. • Recognize potential partnerships and suppliers. • Obtain yearly profitability figures Key Highlights The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (Allied Defense) is a US-based defense company, with a focus on manufacture, sale and distribution of ammunition and related products to the US and foreign governments. The company conducts its business operations through two wholly-owned subsidiaries: MECAR S.A. (Mecar) and MECAR USA, Inc. (

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									Allied Defense Group: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile


Reference code: BRDF0007CP10-Q2

Published: Nov 2010




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1      COMPANY OVERVIEW .......................................................................................................... 4
    1.1 Key Facts ..........................................................................................................................................4
2      BUSINESS OVERVIEW .......................................................................................................... 5
    2.1 Business Description .........................................................................................................................5
    2.2 Key Employees .................................................................................................................................7
       2.2.1      Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................... 8
    2.3 Locations and Subsidiaries ...............................................................................................................8
3      SWOT ANALYSIS .................................................................................................................. 9
    3.1 Overview ...........................................................................................................................................9
    3.2 Strengths.........................................................................................................................................10
    3.3 Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................11
    3.4 Opportunities...................................................................................................................................11
    3.5 Threats............................................................................................................................................12
4      EVENTS ................................................................................................................................ 13
    4.1 Company History.............................................................................................................................13
5      Appendix .............................................................................................................................. 14
    5.1 Research Methodology ...................................................................................................................14
    5.2 Additional Notes ..............................................................................................................................14
    5.3 Disclaimer .......................................................................................................................................15




Allied Defense Group: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                      Published Nov 2010
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Allied Defense Group Key Facts ..................................................................................................................................................................... 4
Table 2: Allied Defense Group Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................ 7
Table 3: Allied Defense Group Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................................................... 8
Table 4: Allied Defense Group Locations ...................................................................................................................................................................... 8
Table 5: Allied Defense Group SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................................ 9
Table 6: Allied Defense Group History ........................................................................................................................................................................ 13




Allied Defense Group: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                                                                                  Published Nov 2010
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COMPANY OVERVIEW


1 COMPANY OVERVIEW

         The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (Allied Defense) is a US-based defense company, with a focus on
         manufacture, sale and distribution of ammunition and related products to the US and foreign governments.
         The company conducts its business operations through two wholly-owned subsidiaries: MECAR S.A. (Mecar)
         and MECAR USA, Inc. (Mecar USA). Mecar mainly manufactures ammunition, as well as offers system
         integration services for purchase and resell of weapon systems and ammunition from other manufactures. It
         also offers consulting services to governments for the development of manufacturing facilities for certain
         ammunition types which are not manufactured by Mecar. Further, the Mecar USA segment purchases and
         resells ammunition and ammunition related products from other manufacturers for the US government and
         foreign governments. Allied Defense is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, US.

          In early 2010, Chemring Group PLC entered into an agreement with the company to acquire its operations in
         an all-cash transaction valued at USD 7.25 per share.

1.1 Key Facts

        Table 1: Allied Defense Group Key Facts
          Corporate Address         8000 Towers Crescent Drive ,                Ticker Symbol, Exchange    ADG , American Stock
                                    Suite 260 , Vienna , VA , 22182                                        Exchange
          Telephone                 1 703 8475268                               No. of Employees           353

          Fax                       1 703 8475334                               Fiscal Year End            December

          URL                       www.allieddefensegroup.com                  Revenue (in US$ Million)   142.42

          Industry
          Locations                 United States
         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research /                                     © Business Review




Allied Defense Group: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile                                                                   Published Nov 2010
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BUSINESS OVERVIEW




2 BUSINESS OVERVIEW

2.1 Business Description

         The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (Allied Defense) manufactures and markets ammunition and related products
         for the US as well as foreign governments. The company operates through two wholly-owned subsidiaries
         namely, Mecar S.A. (Mecar) and Mecar USA, Inc. (Mecar USA). The company, through its subsidiaries, offers
         various ammunition products and grenades; as well as purchases and resells ammunition and ammunition
         related products. Allied Defense employs 353 people.

         During fiscal year 2009, the company realigned its
								
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