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    Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers

    Bruce Stevenson is an award-winning Chartered Insurance Broker with over 40 years of experience serving a diverse range of clients across Scotland and the UK. As well as providing general Corporate and...
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    Bruce Stevenson is an award-winning Chartered Insurance Broker with over 40 years of experience serving a diverse range of clients across Scotland and the UK.

    As well as providing general Corporate and Commercial insurance we have specialist knowledge and understanding of the unique risks related to Distilleries, Whisky Brokers and Private Whisky collections.

    In February 2021, Bruce Stevenson agreed to be acquired by the Aston Lark Group, the 5th largest Chartered Insurance Broker in the UK. Bruce Stevenson forms the Scottish operations for the Aston Lark Group as a separate legal and regulated entity.

    As a leading broker, we use our expertise to advise on innovative and comprehensive ways of protecting what’s important to our clients. Our approach is to provide you with a complimentary review, specific to your needs. We then examine the adequacy of your existing insurance protection and make detailed recommendations

    For further information please contact graeme.dempster@brucestevenson.co.uk

     

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    Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers

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    Bruni Erben

    Bruni Erben is a leading supplier of glass, closures & machinery for the spirits, food, pharmaceutical and home fragrance markets. Founded in 1951, the company has developed & diversified and today...
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    Bruni Erben is a leading supplier of glass, closures & machinery for the spirits, food, pharmaceutical and home fragrance markets. Founded in 1951, the company has developed & diversified and today offers an extensive catalogue of stock items, a design team which delivers world-class results on bespoke products, and industry leading technical support.

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    Bruni Erben

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    Cara Technology

    Cara Technology serves drinks production companies in more than 170 countries. We maintain the largest and most historic collection of production brewing yeasts in the world - more than 850 strains. For...
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    Cara Technology serves drinks production companies in more than 170 countries. We maintain the largest and most historic collection of production brewing yeasts in the world - more than 850 strains. For more than a decade we have developed and manufactured a range of innovative reference flavour standards which have been used to train more than 20,000 professional tasters in breweries, water utilities, soft drinks companies and food manufacturers. We run performance assessment schemes for tasters which provide objective assessment of taster competence. We also develop, host and support web-based sensory software which is used by hundreds of breweries all over the world.
     

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    Cara Technology

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    Cask & Still Magazine

    Cask & Still builds on our commitment to quality whisky, spirits and beer coverage in Scotland. 10,000 copies of Cask and Still are distributed directly through the Scottish independent whisky retailer’s...
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    Cask & Still builds on our commitment to quality whisky, spirits and beer coverage in Scotland. 10,000 copies of Cask and Still are distributed directly through the Scottish independent whisky retailer’s shops and whisky bars, giving you unprecedented access to consumers - both tourists and locals alike. With quality editorial produced by our award winning team at Scottish Field - articles that are personality led, above all credible and interesting stories, punchy and at times opinionated – it’s a great read!   

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    Cooper Software & IFS

    Fife based Cooper Software is an established, family owned software business. They specialise in transforming company operations using leading edge software and technology solutions. To date, the company...
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    Fife based Cooper Software is an established, family owned software business. They specialise in transforming company operations using leading edge software and technology solutions. To date, the company has delivered solutions to more than 300 blue chip organisations worldwide.

    A core offering is IFS, a leading Enterprise Resource Planning software platform which can be delivered on premise or in the cloud. It offers comprehensive modules including asset management, project management and supply chain management.

    Cooper Software, together with IFS, help businesses to integrate data and processes across multiple departments and locations, leading to greater operational efficiency. The solution is ideally suited to the whisky industry enabling full control of and real-time visibility into all areas of the business, it enables easy reporting, streamlined processes and increased efficiency, ultimately saving time and money.

    Supporting the entire whisky operation from new product development, through to production, quality control, traceability and delivery, the modern platform removes the need to integrate and maintain numerous point solutions in order to run and manage separate areas of the business. IFS connects all business areas within a single database and architecture, reducing the need for interfaces and removing complexity. Key functionality includes; Finance (including HMRC integration); Sales; Purchasing; Inventory; Manufacturing; Human Resources; CRM; Document Management; Service & Maintenance and Project Management, all accessed via a highly intuitive user interface.

    IFS’s solution for the Food & Beverage Industry, delivered by Cooper Software, will bring significant benefits to companies operating within the whisky industry, challenging the existing incumbent software solutions within the market.

    Find out more about Cooper Software at coopersoftware.co.uk or Follow us on LinkedIn

    Learn more about how IFS enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com or follow us on Twitter @ifs or read the IFS Blog https://blog.ifs.com

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    Michael Laird Architects

    We are passionate and committed to creating spaces that connect people in simple, intuitive ways. We use our creative approach to deliver pragmatic, effective and commercially-astute buildings, transforming...
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    We are passionate and committed to creating spaces that connect people in simple,
    intuitive ways. We use our creative approach to deliver pragmatic, effective and
    commercially-astute buildings, transforming places to make them better to live, work
    and play in. As multi-award-winning architects & interior designers we take pride
    in the spaces we design to make them really work. We care about delivering a high-quality service on time and on budget, which means you can get on with enjoying a building that delivers what you need

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    Rankin Brothers & Sons

    Founded in 1774, Rankin is the UK’s local supplier of quality closures for the Beers, Wines, Spirits and Foods packaging industries.   Through the design, manufacture and performance of...
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    Founded in 1774, Rankin is the UK’s local supplier of quality closures for the Beers, Wines, Spirits and Foods packaging industries.  


    Through the design, manufacture and performance of our products, we help premiumise aspiring Brands and add value to local tastes & flavours.
     
    Our offer extends from natural cork, to micro agglomerate, synthetic or Nature, to T Top Stoppers, wire hoods, screw caps, crown caps, cask bungs, keg caps, capsules In Tin, Polylaminate, PVC & PET and to heatshrink tamper evident sleeves.
     
    Rankin is the custodian of 4,500 acres of cork forestry and has manufacturing in Portugal and in the UK; managing cork supply from `acorn to bottle’.
     
    We are delighted to support the Scottish Whisky Awards and we look forward to playing our part in the ongoing development and success of our `local’ spirits industry.

     

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    Sanderson Weatherall

    Sanderson Weatherall provide specialist advice and support to Asset Based Lenders across the UK and Ireland; supporting both domestic UK and cross border European transactions. The whisky sector continues...
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    Sanderson Weatherall provide specialist advice and support to Asset Based Lenders across the UK and Ireland; supporting both domestic UK and cross border European transactions.

    The whisky sector continues to be well positioned to take advantage of Asset Based Lending and has shown to be robust and resilient throughout the pandemic. A growing number of distillery companies continue to successfully raise funds against casked new make spirit and aged profile whisky inventory in maturation to support cashflow and investment; and help fund growth by acquisition and by buying parcels of casks, funding capital expenditure and enhancing brand perception.

    At Sanderson Weatherall, we have a deep understanding of the whisky sector and have valued over £1bn of whisky inventory in recent years; advising distilleries, lenders, advisors and investors to help them achieve their goals in Scotland, Ireland, England and Australia.

    With UK wide coverage from nine offices and professionals across all asset classes, Sanderson Weatherall can help distilleries, lenders and investors maximise the funding potential from the unique assets.

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    Saverglass

    Saverglass is the world specialist in the manufacture, customization and decoration of high-end glass bottles. Founded in France in 1897, the Group's roots are in the historic Bresle Valley, where glass...
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    Saverglass is the world specialist in the manufacture, customization and decoration of high-end glass bottles.

    Founded in France in 1897, the Group's roots are in the historic Bresle Valley, where glass has been produced since the 15th century. Saverglass caters to the premium, super-premium and prestige spirit, fine wine, champagne and sparkling wine markets.

    Renowned for its capacity for innovation, glassmaking expertise and the quality and design of its products, this French industrial group is the preferred partner of brand developers and the biggest names in wines and spirits in the world.

    With its six glass production sites and four decoration factories on three continents, today Saverglass is able to work side by side with high-end producers of wines and spirits.

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    Scotland Food & Drink

    Scotland Food & Drink is the industry leadership organisation tasked with driving responsible growth for the sector, doubling the value of the industry by 2030 and building Scotland’s global...
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    Scotland Food & Drink is the industry leadership organisation tasked with driving responsible growth for the sector, doubling the value of the industry by 2030 and building Scotland’s global reputation as a Land of Food and Drink. We are a unique collaborative partnership of the key industry organisations and public sector agencies working in the sector in Scotland.

    We are also a membership organisation with over 450 companies at our heart. Our members come from every food and drink sector from across the length and breadth of Scotland.  As well as producers and manufacturers they also encompass businesses working across the supply chain from professional services to packaging and utilities.

    At Scotland Food & Drink we make the connections that help our members and our industry thrive. We are committed to strengthening reputations, developing growth strategies and driving sales. We are dedicated to giving members access to experts, skills and new markets. We are driven to providing a competitive edge for our members and Scotland’s food and drink industry. 

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    Vision Events Glasgow

    Event Production / Virtual Event Solutions / AV Equipment Hire Specialists We know that choosing the right production partner is imperative to a successful event. At Vision Events Glasgow we bring you...
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    Event Production / Virtual Event Solutions / AV Equipment Hire Specialists

    We know that choosing the right production partner is imperative to a successful event. At Vision Events Glasgow we bring you over 20 years of experience, expertise and commitment.

    Innovation and creativity continue to be pivotal to our service, ensuring that from the initial client meeting through to the event delivery we will work with you to produce a tailored and cost effective solution that meets your event requirements while maximising your budget.

    Our Virtual and Hybrid event services offer a flexible solution for all your meeting and event needs in an ever-changing world.  From live streaming with broadcast quality to specialised video meeting presentation rooms, we can offer bespoke event solutions for a wide range of business events.

    Our AV hire department holds a large stock of equipment and our central location and 24hr ‘on-call’ service ensures we can deliver any last minute or unseen demands direct to your door.

    For more information or to receive a quote contact info@visioneventsglasgow.co.uk or visit www.visioneventsglasgow.co.uk

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    Vision Events Glasgow

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    Winter & Company

    For over 125 years Winter & Company have supplied cover materials that set standards in creativity, appearance and quality. Their vast range of materials include: paper, coated paper, cloth, leather,...
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    For over 125 years Winter & Company have supplied cover materials that set standards in creativity, appearance and quality. Their vast range of materials include: paper, coated paper, cloth, leather, and products for display which are suitable for the luxury packaging, publishing, display, and print sectors. Winter & Company strive to innovate for their customer’s optimal productivity, ensuring that their responsibility socially and environmentally is taken into high consideration during development of all products.

     

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    Winter & Company

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    Wolffe

    Wolffe is an unusually hungry creative studio. Our cosmopolitan pack of problem-solvers is always on the hunt for the next challenge, using design to cut through clutter, shift paradigms and produce exceptional...
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    Wolffe is an unusually hungry creative studio. Our cosmopolitan pack of problem-solvers is always on the hunt for the next challenge, using design to cut through clutter, shift paradigms and produce exceptional solutions. We can move fast. But we don’t sprint. We prefer to think, tracking down inventive ideas and practical answers for any design puzzles that brands and businesses might have.

    Research. Trademarking. Brand innovation. Employee engagement. Design management. Brand communication. Packaging. Asset naming. Brand strategy. Whether you need one or more of our creative services, we’ve used them to dream up and nail down success for over 30 years.

    From little local issues to grand global concerns, Wolffe likes to put heads together, partner up, check every angle, change perspectives. Because we’re enthusiastic. Optimistic. Confident in our abilities and your possibilities. With design as our core discipline, let our team of boundless solvers create something for you to believe in. Please, get your adventure boots on and get in touch: www.wolffedesign.com