Chairman Hedley Wright, 85, is the fifth generation to run this family business, established in 1828. It shows its malts at whisky festivals in Europe and has built a strong distributor network in the US and Asia. Exports hit £3.5m last year.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank41
CompanySpringbank Whisky
ActivityWhisky distillery
LocationArgyll
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa79.32
International sales £000s3,500
Total sales £000s8,133
Staff61
Founded1828
Websitewww.springbankwhisky.com

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