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Encyclopedia > List of Scottish companies

List of Scottish companies is an incomplete list of companies incorporated in Scotland, organised by industry sector. A company in the broadest sense is an aggregation of people who stay together for a common purpose. ... Companies House is an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Government Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... The secondary sector of industry is the manufacturing sector of industry. ...

Contents

Advertising

Billboards and street advertising in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, (2005) Advertising is drawing public attention to goods and services by promois performed through a variety of media. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Pearl & Dean is a British cinema advertising company. ... Scottish Media Group plc is a Scottish media company. ... Scottish Media Group plc is a Scottish media company. ...

Construction

  • Cala Group
  • Miller Homes
  • Scotia Homes
  • Stewart Milne Group
  • Chap Construction

Exploration/Extraction

Abbot Group plc is an oil contracting company based in Aberdeen, Scotland. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...

Food and Beverges

A.G. Barr PLC is a British soft drinks manufacturer, based in Glasgow, Scotland. ... A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... Irn-Bru in a 250ml plastic bottle Irn-Bru (pronounced Iron Brew) is a popular caffeinated soft drink in the United Kingdom. ... Tizer is a red soft drink from the United Kingdom. ... Baxters is an international food company, based in Fochabers, Scotland. ... Soup is a savoury liquid food that is made by combining ingredients, such as meat, vegetables and beans in stock or hot water, until the flavor is extracted, forming a broth. ... Drambuie (dram boo ee or dram byoo ee) is a honey- and herb-flavoured golden scotch whisky liqueur made from aged malt whisky, heather honey and a secret blend of herbs and spices. ... Whisky (or whiskey) is the name for a broad category of alcoholic beverages distilled from grains, that are subsequently aged in oak casks. ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio. ... Johnnie Walker is a world famous brand of Scotch whisky produced in Kilmarnock, Scotland by Diageo plc. ... Diageo plc (LSE: DGE, NYSE: DEO) is the largest multinational beer, wine and spirits company in the world. ... The term confectionery refers to food items rich in sugar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A glass of cows milk Milk is the nutrient fluid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals (including monotremes). ... Scottish & Newcastle is one of the worlds leading brewers, and the largest British brewing company (unless London-based SABMiller, which does very little business in the UK, is counted as British). ... A brewer is someone engaged in the occupation of brewing beverages. ... Brasseries Kronenbourg is a French brewery founded in 1664 by Jérôme Hatt in Strasbourg. ... Newcastle Brown Ale Newcastle Brown Ale is a brand of dark brown beer. ... A brand is a collection of images and ideas representing an economic producer; more specifically, it refers to the concrete symbols such as a name, logo, slogan, and design scheme. ... Wellpark Brewery was founded in 1785 in Glasgow, Scotland. ... The Tunnocks are family bakers in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... A biscuit is a small baked bread or cake. ... Shortbread rounds Shortbread is a type of cookie (UK: biscuit) which is traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter and three parts flour, although other ingredients like ground rice or cornstarch (UK: cornflour) are sometimes added to alter the texture. ... Glenfiddich whisky range William Grant & Sons Ltd. ...

Financial services

Aberdeen Asset Management plc is a fund management company based in Aberdeen in Scotland. ... Airdrie Savings Bank Limited is a small commercial bank operation in the Lanarkshire and Glasgow areas of Scotland. ... Categories: Stub | Banks of the United Kingdom ... Group headquarters on The Mound, Edinburgh HBOS Office at Trinity Road, Halifax HBOS plc (LSE: HBOS) is the holding company of the HBOS Group, formed on the 10 September 2001 by, and named after, the principals involved in the merger of Halifax plc, the former Halifax Building Society, with Bank... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... The Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland is a Scottish commercial and clearing bank, operating throughout the world. ... The Lloyds TSB sign, outside a branch in York Lloyds TSB Group plc (LSE: LLOY) is a bank, based in the United Kingdom, which was created in 1995 following the merger of the TSB Group and the Lloyds Bank Group. ... Lloyds TSB Group plc is a group of financial services companies, based in the United Kingdom, which was created in 1995 following the merger of the TSB Group and the Lloyds Bank Group. ... The Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) is one of Scotlands four national clearing banks and one of the oldest in the UK, founded in Edinburgh in 1727 by Royal Charter. ... Adam and Company is a private bank based in the United Kingdom, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. ... Scottish Equitable is an investment company located in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Scottish Widows is an investment company located in Edinburgh, Scotland, now a subsidiary of the Lloyds TSB Group. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Life insurance. ... Lloyds TSB Group plc is a group of financial services companies, based in the United Kingdom, which was created in 1995 following the merger of the TSB Group and the Lloyds Bank Group. ... Standard Life was Europes largest mutual company, as its shareholders voted for demutualisation as was widely expected in 2006. ... World map showing Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is one of the seven continents of the Earth. ... Mutual describes a form of business enterprise which is owned by those who do business with it. ... Historic The first self service Tesco, which is in in St Albans Tesco PLC is a United Kingdom based international supermarket chain. ...

Hotels

Gleneagles Hotel and grounds. ... Diageo plc (LSE: DGE, NYSE: DEO) is the largest multinational beer, wine and spirits company in the world. ...

IT

  • Optism Scotland - IT solution provider: identity management, infrastructure, security and virtualisition
  • Hostroute.com Ltd - Internet service provider: web hosting, domain name registration
  • SalesAgility.com Ltd - Scotland's CRM & Sales Force Automation experts

Look up It in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Manufacturing

Aggreko plc is an international British company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland which hires out power generators, temperature control equipment and compressed air systems. ... The Weir Group plc is an engineering company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. ...

Media

Further information: Media in Scotland

Scottish media has a long and distinct history. ... BBC Scotland (BBC Alba in Gaelic) is a constituent part of the British Broadcasting Corporation, the publicly-funded broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ... D. C. Thomson & Co. ... The Sunday Post is a Scottish newspaper, published in Dundee by DC Thomson, and characterised by a folksy mix of news, sentimental stories and short features. ... Beano can refer to: The Beano, a British childrens comic. ... Johnston Press an Edinburgh newspaper group including The Scotsman publications and many local newspapers around the UK. External links Official homepage Categories: | | | | | ... The Scotsmans offices in Edinburgh The Scotsman is a Scottish newspaper published in Edinburgh. ... Gannett Company, Inc. ... Scottish Media Group plc is a Scottish media company. ... STV is the brand used by both ITV contractors in Northern and Central Scotland, formerly known as Grampian TV and Scottish TV respectively. ... Virgin Radio is a British commercial music radio station based in London. ... Scottish Radio Holdings (SRH) is a Scottish media company that owns 22 radio stations, and around 30 local newspapers in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. ... In business, a subsidiary is a company controlled by another company or corporation. ... EMAP plc is a British media company, specialising in the production of magazines, and the organization of business events and conferences. ...

Power

British Energy plc, is the United Kingdoms primary nuclear power producer, operating seven Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor (AGR) stations, one Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) site and one coal fired power plant. ... A nuclear power station. ... Scottish & Southern Energy plc (SSE) is an energy company formed in 1998 following a merger of equals between Scottish Hydro-Electric plc and Southern Electric plc. ... Lightning strikes during a night-time thunderstorm. ... Natural gas is a gaseous fossil fuel consisting primarily of methane. ... Centrica plc (LSE: CNA) is a large multinational company, based in the UK but also with interests in North America and Europe. ... Centrica plc (LSE: CNA) is a large multinational company, based in the UK but also with interests in North America and Europe. ... ScottishPower Plc is a vertically integrated energy company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland. ...

Public Relations/Public Affairs

  • Halogen Communications - Edinburgh/Washington DC based consultancy

Retail

  • Arnold Clark - New and used car dealerships, with over 135 locations throughout the UK
  • d2 - Clothing retailer
  • Dobbies Garden Centres - Plant nurseries and other outdoor goods
  • Edinburgh Woolen Mill
  • Farmfoods - Large frozen food retailer
  • Fopp - Music and entertainment store
  • Glenvarigill Group - Car dealerships
  • Jenners - Now a subsidiary of House of Fraser
  • John Clark - New and used car dealerships
  • Kwik Fit - Car repairs, mechanics
  • Internacionale - Clothing and homeware retailer
  • Mackays Stores - Clothing and homeware retailer
  • Original Shoe Company - Footwear and clothing retailer
  • Peoples - Car dealerships
  • Reid Furniture - Furniture retailer, stores across Scotland and Ireland
  • Scotmid - Scotland-wide supermarket chain
  • Schuh - Footwear company, stores throughout UK and Ireland
  • Semi Chem - Nationwide pharmacy chain, owned by the Scotmid group
  • Sterling Furniture Group - Furniture and homeware retailer
  • USC - Fashion retailer

Sir Arnold Clark is one of the wealthiest businessmen in Scotland, ranked 10th in the Sunday_Times_Rich_List_2005 for Scotland. ... A Subaru car dealership. ... A Farmfoods shop Farmfoods is the name of a supermarket chain in the United Kingdom. ... Fopp is a chain of music, film and book shops in the UK. From its origins as a one-man stall in Glasgow in 1981, there are now 32 branches throughout the country, making it the fourth largest specialist music retailer in the UK in terms of store numbers (after... Jenners Jenners Department Store is one of Britains oldest department stores, now under the ownership of House of Fraser, having maintained its original position on Princes Street, Edinburgh, since 1838. ... House of Fraser is a British department store group with around 60 stores across the country. ... The name John Clark may refer to: John Clark (1761-1821), American farmer and Governor of Delaware. ... A Subaru car dealership. ... Kwik-Fit is a British car servicing company. ... Scotmid (Scottish Midland Co-operative Society Ltd) is a supermarket chain which operates in Scotland, especially Edinburgh and the Lothians. ... Scotmid (Scottish Midland Co-operative Society Ltd) is a supermarket chain which operates in Scotland, especially Edinburgh and the Lothians. ...

Restaurants

The Ashvale is a chain of fish and chip restaurants and takeaways in the north-east of Scotland. ... Fish and chips in wrapping paper Fish and chips is deep-fried fish in batter with deep-fried potatoes, and a popular take-away food. ... A cup of coffee // Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. ... Jimmy Chungs logo Jimmy Chungs is a Chinese restaurant chain in Scotland, which began in Aberdeen. ... China has one of the richest culinary heritages on Earth. ...

Telecommunications

BT Group plc (which trades as just BT, and is commonly known by its former name, British Telecom) is the privatised former British state telecommunications operator. ... Thus plc is a United Kingdom telecommunications operator, one of the alternatives to the former state monopoly BT. // History Thus plc began life in 1994 as Scottish Telecom, an offshoot of the privatised energy company Scottish Power. ...

Transport

Further information: Transport in Scotland

The transport system in Scotland is generally well-developed. ...

Air and sea

BMI Regional is an airline based in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. ... A Boeing 747-400 of Virgin Atlantic Airways An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Aberdeen Airport or Aberdeen/Dyce Airport (IATA: ABZ, ICAO: EGPD) is the third largest airport in Scotland, and one of the UKs top 10[citation needed]. The airport is located in Dyce, approximately 5 nautical miles (9 km) northwest of Aberdeen city centre. ... BMI can mean one of the following: Body mass index - a measurement of ideal weight range Broadcast Music Incorporated - a music-related organization BMI British Midland - a UK airline founded to serve Great Britains midland regions. ... Caledonian MacBrayne (usually shortened to Cal-Mac) is the major operator of passenger and vehicle ferries between the mainland of Scotland and all major islands on Scotlands West coast. ... The Pride of Rotterdam, One of the P&O Ferriess Flagships operating the Hull-Rotterdam Route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on scheduled services. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots 2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I... City Star Airlines is an airline based in Aberdeen, Scotland. ... Flyglobespan is a low-cost airline based in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. ... Forth Ports plc is one of the largest port operators in the United Kingdom. ... Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is the company who own and operate ten airports in the Scottish Highlands, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles. ... The Executives logo, shown with English and Scottish Gaelic caption The term Scottish Executive is used in two different, but closely-related senses: to denote the executive arm of Scotlands national legislature (i. ... Loganair is an airline based at Glasgow International Airport (GLA) in Scotland. ... British Airways (LSE: BAY, NYSE: BAB) is the largest airline of the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe (behind Air France-KLM and Lufthansa), with more flights from Europe across the Atlantic than any other operator. ... Northlink Ferries operates daily ferries from Aberdeen and Scrabster on the Scottish mainland, to the northern island groups of Orkney and Shetland. ... The Northern Isles are a chain of islands off the north coast of Scotland. ... ScotAirways is an airline based in Dundee, Scotland. ... Edinburgh Airport (IATA: EDI, ICAO: EGPH), (also called Turnhouse) located in Edinburgh, Scotland, is the eighth largest airport in the UK. It is located 8 statute miles (13 km) west of the city centre. ... Dundee Airport (IATA: DND, ICAO: EGPN) is located 3km west of the centre of Dundee. ... London City Airport (IATA: LCY, ICAO: EGLC) is a single-runway airport, intended for use by STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) airliners, and principally serving the financial districts of London. ... Western Ferries (Clyde) Ltd Sound of Sanda Western Ferries is a private ferry company currently serving only the River Clyde in western Scotland. ... Dunoon, looking North from the Castle hill with the old Victorian pier to the right and The Queens Hall on the left The Holy Loch seen across the Firth of Clyde with Dunoon on the left The PS Waverley leaves Dunoon Pier, to sail up the Firth of Clyde. ... The River Clyde, looking eastwards upstream, as it passes beneath the Kingston Bridge in Central Glasgow. ...

Road and rail

Arriva Scotland West Ltd is a bus operating subsidiary of Arriva based in Inchinnan, near Paisley, Scotland, trading simply as Arriva. ... Christian Salvesen Ltd was once a whaling company founded in 1872 at Leith near Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Livery of First Group vehicles shown on a bus in Bristol First Group PLC is a British transport company operating in the United Kingdom and North America, with headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland. ... First ScotRail is the brand under which First Group PLC runs its railway franchise to operate all domestic passenger services within Scotland, as well as the cross-border Caledonian Sleeper service to London, England. ... For other uses, see Aberdeen (disambiguation). ... South Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, covering the southern part of the traditional county of Lanarkshire. ... John Menzies PLC is a Scottish business established in 1833. ... Look up Logistics in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up distribution in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A number 25 at Heriot-Watt University Lothian Buses is the largest provider of bus services in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. ... Edinburgh (pronounced ), Dùn Èideann () in Scottish Gaelic, is the second-largest city in Scotland and its capital city. ... The Megabus logo Megabus is a no-frills intercity bus service run by Stagecoach in the United Kingdom and United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Plymouth is a city in the southwest of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Scottish Citylink Coaches Ltd is a long distance express coach operator in Scotland and the Republic of Ireland (where it operates simply as Citylink.). The company was formed as a subsidiary of Scottish Transport Group in June 1985. ... A Stagecoach West Scotland vehicle in the UK Bus corporate livery. ... The Royal Burgh of Perth (Peairt in Scottish Gaelic) is a large burgh in central Scotland. ... Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt in Gaelic) was a county in central Scotland, which extended from Strathmore in the east, to the Pass of Drumochter in the north, Rannoch Moor and Ben Lui in the west, and Aberfoyle in the south. ...

Miscellaneous

  • Alliance Trust plc
  • Asco plc
  • City Refrigeration Holdings
  • CJ Lang & Son
  • Devro plc
  • Direct Holidays
  • Eastern Holdings
  • J & J Denholm
  • John Martin Holdings
  • Portman Holdings
  • Simclar Group
  • Strathclyde (Pharmaceuticals)
  • Turner & Co
  • Wood Group plc

See also

The headquarters of the Bank of Scotland, located on the Mound in Edinburgh. ... This is an incomplete list of companies. ...

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