South Ayrshire has a proud history in engineering which originally grew around the aerospace sector.

The region now boasts a vibrant and dynamic engineering sector with a large number of indigenous and international companies located here, operating in a diverse range of markets including aerospace, oil & gas, renewables, and food & drink.

An established, flexible and innovative supply chain, investment in R&D and rapid adoption of new technologies, coupled with the highly skilled and energised workforce in the region, has enabled these companies to thrive in a highly competitive global marketplace.

The Ayrshire Engineering Alliance operates in the region to support growth within the local engineering sector, through the provision of direct company support, collective marketing and promotion and increased collaboration within the local, national and global sectors.