Engineering / Manufacturing

A skilled and diverse community

East Ayrshire - Engineering

East Ayrshire has a strong engineering and manufacturing community, with around 80 companies employing 1,500 people.

Today’s engineering and manufacturing sector is made up of an exciting mix of businesses. Many of these companies are concentrated in general engineering, covering everything from mechanical engineering to transport. More innovative areas include aerospace, marine engineering and specialist medical devices.

The industry has strong connections to the Ayrshire College engineering department, developing the next generation of engineers.

Some key businesses

Scot Seat Group

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

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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Case studies

Hear for yourself some success stories from East Ayrshire businesses, and discover why they thrive here.

Business directory

Use our directory to find out more about the many different businesses that are established in East Ayrshire.

Scot Seat Group

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

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