JCB announces £365 million record profits, full report

JCB is celebrating record profits for last year.

Despite a decline in demand, sales in Africa and America have continued to grow for the Staffordshire-based company.

Business leaders say the company is vital to the economy, supporting more than 20,000 jobs in the UK.

John Willats reports.


JCB announces record profits

The Midlands based company JCB has announced record profits for 2012. Profits rose to £365 million making it the best year in the firm's 67 year history.