This Aberdeenshire firm makes refrigerated trailers, used by supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Tesco, at five sites in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Founded in 1957 as a car body repair business, it has diversified into home delivery vans, cold storage game larders, and vehicles for transporting high-security prisoners. The family owned company is led by managing directors James, 63, and Peter Gray, 60, sons of one of the co-founders.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank210
CompanyGray & Adams
ActivityVehicle manufacturer
LocationAberdeenshire
Sales £m148.3
Operating profit £m9.7
Main shareholders

James Gray (43%), Peter Gray (43%), Marie Gray (14%)

Staff731
Founded1957
Websitewww.gray-adams.com

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