KRG praised for success

Coatbridge oil and gas industry supplier KRG Industries has been singled out for praise at the launch of the UK Energy Excellence Marketing Strategy.

Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Digby Jones visited the company, identified as an excellent example of a progressive engineering company, as part of his visit to Scotland for the strategy launch.

Lord Jones met with the KRG Industries team and heard about their success in the oil and gas and aerospace industries. The family business is an engineering specialist which aims to be the foremost manufacturing services company within its target markets.

Scottish Enterprise (SE) Lanarkshire is working closely with KRG Industries to support its international activities, workforce development and strategy development.

John Kane, account manager for SE Lanarkshire said: ‘KRG Industries is a superb example of an ambitious and successful Scottish business. The company is an excellent ambassador for Lanarkshire and I am delighted that they have been able to share their success with Lord Jones.’

Kevin Hughes, operations director at KRG Industries, said: ‘To have direct access to such an experienced and straight talking business leader is invaluable. We were able to use Lord Jones as a critical sounding board and look forward to putting his pragmatic thoughts and ideas into action.’