Jas P Wilson has developed into the UK’s leading national supplier of forestry equipment and machinery. They look after customers of all shapes and sizes, including forestry contractors, woodland and estate owners, firewood dealers and local councils. Their strong team of skilled designers, engineers, service and sales staff operate from an ever-expanding 20,000 square metre base in Dalbeattie, home to their workshops, design studios, offices and dedicated training centre.
They employ 85 staff, and provide invaluable apprenticeship opportunities in engineering and administration for young people through their dedicated training centre in Dalbeattie. Working with Scottish Enterprise, they broke new ground in exports including in Scandinavian markets. They also streamlined their processes and thought more innovatively about business including implementing strategies to empower staff and ensure a succession plan is in place.