The Denholm Group

Started in 1866 as a Glasgow shipping company, this group’s activities now include seafood fishing and processing, logistics and support services to the oil and construction industries. Denholm has grown through a series of acquisitions, most recently buying the chemical-cleaning and decontamination business Tanktech. Led by the founder’s great-grandson, John Denholm, sales slipped to £238m in 2009 but the company made profits of £5.4m after two years in the red.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank144
CompanyThe Denholm Group
ActivityShipping and oilfield services provider
LocationGlasgow
Sales £m238.0
Operating profit £m5.4
Main shareholdersDenholm and Brown families
Staff3,429
Founded1866
Websitewww.denholm-group.co.uk

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