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This Inverness crane-hire firm provides equipment to oil, gas, renewable energy and construction sectors worldwide, and also hires out personnel. Its cranes helped build stadiums for the London Olympics, and work installing turbines for onshore and offshore wind farms saw international sales reach £6.4m in 2012 under founder Dougie McGilvray, 69. In 2010, Dunedin Capital Partners backed a secondary buyout from NVM Private Equity, valuing Weldex at £100m.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank132
CompanyWeldex
ActivityCrane hirer
LocationInverness
2-yr av intl sales growth pa30.86%
International sales £000s6,394
Total sales £000s25,172
Staff124
Founded1979
Websitewww.weldex.co.uk

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