Donaldson Group

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The Donaldson Group has acquired the timber frame manufacturing division of Stewart Milne Group marking its entry into the timber frame market. Established in 1975, Aberdeen-based Stewart Milne Timber Systems (SMTS) is a UK pioneer in timber frame technology and manufacturing, operati

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Timber firm James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS) has further developed its programme of growth with the acquisition of Glasgow-based worktop specialist, Stonecare. Established in 1999, Stonecare supplies solid worktops to the UK kitchen industry and is the only kitchen worktop manufacturer in Scotla

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Independent kitchen retailer Kitchens International Ltd has become the latest addition to the brand portfolio of James Donaldson & Sons (JDS) Ltd. The Scottish firm will join the JDS portfolio of independent brands which includes MGM Timber, Donaldson Timber Engineering, James Don

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Glenrothes-based timber specialist James Donaldson and Sons Ltd (JDS) has appointed Arlene Cairns as its new chief financial officer.  Taking up her new role yesterday, Ms Cairns joins from Aviva, where she was chief finance operations officer responsible for leading gl

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Timber specialist James Donaldson & Sons has announced a new senior team which will see Andrew Donaldson and Michael Donaldson take over as chief executive officer and chairman. The change in leadership also marks the sixth generation of Donaldsons to run the family firm, which this year celebra

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James Donaldson & Sons (JDS) has achieved its fundraising target of £53,945 for its charity partner Maggie’s. The group embarked on the fundraising campaign in June 2019 with a target to raise £50,000 and expected it to span twelve to eighteen months, but as a result of the tea

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Andrew Donaldson, the current finance director of Fife-based family timber merchanting business James Donaldson and Son, will take on the role of group managing director later this year. In July last year, the firm announced that group managing director Scott Cairns would step down later in 2019.

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James Donaldson & Sons Ltd has appointed Luke Roberts as managing director for Fife- headquartered Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE). DTE is the UK’s largest and longest established manufacturer of roof trusses, engineered joists, beams and spandrel panels, with over 30 years of experienc

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James Donaldson and Sons (JDS) has invested in Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) for all 31 of its sites throughout the UK. An AED is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can potentially stop an irregular heartbeat and allow

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Scott Cairns has announced his decision to step down as group managing director for James Donaldson & Sons in July next year.  As the first ever non-family member to lead the group, Scott’s tenure has seen the 160-year-old family business double in turnover to almost £200 millio

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Fife timber firm James Donaldson & Sons has appointed Pamela Scott to its Board of directors. Pamela is currently global operational excellence director at Diageo, having held a number of senior leadership positions across the global beverage alcohol organisation, including technical, innovation

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