Case Studies

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Engineering / Manufacturing

Scot Seat Group

A family business that has been trading for 16 years, Scot Seat designs and manufacturers bespoke seating.

Food & Drink

Woody’s

A family-run company manufacturing award-winning ice cream, sorbets and frozen yoghurts, Woody’s has been in business for 11 years.

Textiles

Lochaven International

As well as creating and manufacturing knitwear for prestigious brands, Lochaven International manufactures garments for the film industry.

Retail

Game Centre

Winner of the UK’s Best Independent Games Retailer award for the past five years, Game Centre has been trading in Kilmarnock for 20 years.

Tourism

Etruria Townhouse

Run by owners Alan and Liz Johnson, Etruria Townhouse is a boutique Bed & Breakfast in a superbly-restored Victorian building.

Niche Sectors

Kays Scotland

Kays Scotland has been based in Mauchline, East Ayrshire, for over 150 years

Retail

Knit One Kids Too

Knit One Kids Too was opened 32 years ago by Isabel Robertson who is still at the helm driving the business forward today.

Retail

Cove Boutique

Award-winning women’s boutique, Cove, is based in Kilmarnock’s Bank Street and over the last 12 years Tracy Murray and her business partner, Shirley McClarty, have built an incredibly loyal customer base.

Engineering

Manufacturing Emergency One

82% of the UK’s fire market are driving Emergency One fire engines. Fire engines have been designed and manufactured in-house at Emergency One’s premises in East Ayrshire for over 28 years, building a strong heritage of engineers in the area.

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