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June

Scot Seat Group invest in new factory and production facility.

Since 2000 Scot Seat, a family owned, and operated business based in Ayrshire, Scotland has built up a leading company providing specialist seating to the transportation industry.  They have invested in new production facilities currently in build which will see modernised facilities, more capacity and increased production.

Managing Director, Jonathan Young commented, “It is great to be in a position where we are investing in the future of the products and the staff here at Scot Seat. We have seen steady growth over the last few years and it was key to keep all aspects of research and development to production on site and the current buildings were not suitable anymore for the increased capacity. We are looking forward to being fully installed later in the year.”

Scot Seat Direct Ltd is the market leader in seating for car derived vans panel vans, welfare/ crew vans, heavy commercial vehicles, 4x4 vehicles, refuse vehicles, fire engines, ambulances, military vehicles, refrigerated vehicles, motorhomes, taxis, minibuses, accessible vehicles and specialist vehicles. Their seat range includes fixed, folding, flip-up, reclining, bed, swivel, bench, drivers, plant, custom, sliding and suspension seats. Scot Seat floor systems are suitable for VOSA Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA).

Scot Seat KPM Marine provide specialist shock mitigation seats for use by rescue services, military operators, police forces as well as commercial boat operators. Their marine seat range includes jockey, crew, helmsmen, passenger and flip-up seating. Their seats are used on many vessels such as high-speed craft, RIBs, patrol crafts, passenger vessels, troop carriers and leisure craft.

Scot Seat has a wealth of in-house skills ranging from metal fabrication, joinery, upholstery, spray painting/ coating to composite manufacture facilitating both small and large orders to customers specific requirements.  With a current team of 52 staff, the new facilities will allow the space to bring in new staff for additional capacity when required.

All seats comply with regulations pertaining to each industry for which they are intended, and the team work closely with their customers advising and assisting with the specification.  They are also able to carry out testing on site.

The new facilities are expected to be fully operational by winter 2018.

Posted by Louise Crowden | Categories: General News, Scotseat Group,