Castings (CGS), the secretive West Midlands-based engineer, generated double-digit growth at both the top and bottom line last year, despite disruption caused by new Euro 6 truck emissions legislation. The resultant surge in demand for new exhaust systems ahead of the switch increased the company's manufacturing and transport costs. As previously flagged, commercial vehicle market conditions have quietened down, but not as much as first anticipated and customers say business should pick up during the second half.
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