Neil Farish, CEO and founder, Relaymed

Scottish health tech startup inks North America deal with Siemens

Scottish health tech startup Relaymed has signed a deal with the healthcare unit of Siemens AG that will see its latest software rolled out across North America as part of a strategic alliance with one…

Graham Ault

Smarter Grid Solutions expands in flexible energy management market

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has formed a new business unit, based in its offices in Glasgow with a US market hub in New York City, serving the growing clean, decentralised energy operation and optimisation market.…

Rob Bain

Paradigm Flow Services reports brisk business in US

New technology from oil and gas services provider Paradigm Flow Services has secured a series of new contracts in the Gulf of Mexico. The Aberdeenshire-based company’s Flexi-Coil system is currently operating on a hat trick…

John D Connolly

Copylab Announces Major U.S. expansion

Copylab, one of the world’s biggest investment writing and communications agencies, has announced a major expansion of its U.S. operations. The company, which supports some of the largest asset managers globally, has added offices in…

Leonard J Guarisco

OEG Offshore merges with Louisiana Cargo & Logistics Specialist

OEG Offshore, a provider of cargo carrying units (CCUs) and A60 modules to the oil and gas industry, has merged its US business with long established Louisiana based cargo unit and logistics specialist Paragon Industries,…

From left - Katarina Tehlirian and Euan Tait

ROVOP bolsters US team after winning £15million of multi-contract awards

Independent subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider ROVOP has bolstered its US team after winning a raft of contracts worth around $19 million (£15million) including a two-year deal with a Houston-based global company. Euan…

Austin Hay

Aberdeen Drilling Consultants announce new office in America with six figure contract wins

Aberdeen Drilling Consultants (ADC), a specialist rig inspection company, has expanded its operations with a new office in Houston, Texas – winning several six figure contracts already this year.    With more than 30 years of…

Keith Adam

US market entry heralds growth opportunities for Polaris Learning

A Scottish training firm has announced a joint venture with a US-based energy company as its plans for international growth heat up. Polaris Learning will work together with Safety Management Systems (SMS), part of Acadian…

Kirk Hoffman, Director for Americas, 80:20

80:20 welcomes new Director

Procurement specialist 80:20 has appointed Kirk Hoffman as Director for the Americas region. Based in 80:20’s Houston offices, Kirk is looking to expand the company’s offering in Central and South America as part of his…

From left - Christopher Edgar and Alison Sellar

activpayroll continues global expansion with additional USA office

activpayroll, the Aberdeen headquartered global payroll and tax compliance specialist has launched an additional USA office. The Florida branch opened this month to further strengthen activpayroll’s operations across the Americas and continue to support clients…

Dr Lena Wilson

Scottish investment fund opens in the US

Edinburgh-based venture capital firm Par Equity is to open its first US office in San Francisco. Par Equity facilitates investment into smaller companies with high growth potential and has launched a $125 million fund, focussed…

Dr Lena Wilson

American firms invest £6.3m in Scotland

Three American firms are investing £6.3 million in Scotland, creating or safeguarding 44 jobs in the data analytics and life sciences sectors, it was confirmed today. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed the announcements from Spiritus…

Packaging design for Commonwealth Brewing Co based in Virginia, USA.

Scottish Design agency finds growth in craft drinks niche

A Scottish craft drinks design agency has just finished a major project for Fuller, Smith and Turner, one of the UK’s largest breweries. Glasgow-based Thirst have worked with Fuller’s to create a new design system…

Peterson partners with Port Cameron to develop Gulf of Mexico port facility

International energy logistics provider Peterson has signed a teaming partnership agreement with Port Cameron LLC, to develop a state-of-the-art port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico. Peterson will provide logistics consultancy services…

From left - Laurna Woods, Beattie Group CEO and Alison Clarke

Beattie hires former Grayling CEO Alison Clarke as Only Marketing Chairman

Beattie, the creative communications group, has signed Alison Clarke, the former chief of Grayling as the Chairman of Only Marketing, the group’s specialist marketing brand. Her appointment follows hard on the heels of the group…

EnerQuip US expansion

EnerQuip invests $1million in US expansion

Designer and manufacturer of torque machines, EnerQuip, has opened a new $1m facility in Houston following a growing demand for its products and services. The US Operation will complement the facilities in Aberdeen and Caithness…

Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts joins Beattie as Chairman

International business leader Kevin Roberts, former Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and Head Coach of Publicis Groupe, has joined Beattie, the UK creative communications group, as its Chairman. Roberts will coach the senior…

COREX CEO Steve Anthony

Premier Oilfield Laboratories Announces Acquisition of Corex UK Ltd

Premier Oilfield Laboratories of Houston has acquired Aberdeen based COREX UK Ltd. Established over 40 years ago, COREX is an international provider of analytical services for the oil and gas industry, helping to improve hydrocarbon…

Norman Liley

Zilift achieve electrical submersible pump world first

Zilift, the developer of permanent magnet technologies for innovative artificial lift applications for the energy sector, has successfully achieved a world first in the installation, operation and retrieval of a slim-line cable deployed electrical submersible…

Whisky company to sponsor Hollywood Critics’ Choice Awards

Aberdeenshire based, Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky has been announced as the official spirits sponsor of the Critics’ Choice Awards in Hollywood. Final preparations are well underway for the flock of celebrities expected to attend the…

left to right EnerMech president Americas, Vince Kouns, Hydratron commercial director Findlay Beveridge, and EnerMech’s Frazer Thomson and Ian Brownhill.

EnerMech Strikes US Partnership With Hydratron

EnerMech has signed a distributorship agreement with Pressure Technologies Plc owned company Hydratron which covers North, South and Central America. In addition to providing sales and technical support for Hydratron’s range of high pressure and…

Kevin Stephen , Neptune’s Operations and Business Development Director for Europe, Mediterranean and Africa

Neptune opens Houston office

Neptune Marine Services, a provider of specialised engineering, integrated inspection, repair and maintenance solutions, is targeting further growth overseas with its new office in the US. Supported by the demand from the company’s key North…

Nigel Eccles

Scottish ‘unicorn’ FanDuel to merge with American rival

Scottish 'unicorn' FanDuel has entered into a merger agreement with Fantasy sports technology competitor DraftKings. The transaction is expected to close in 2017 but financial terms were not disclosed although the merger will also help…

Jan Dell

Wood Group appoints vice president of clean energy

Wood Group has appointed Jan Dell as vice president of clean energy. Based in Houston and leading a team of 350 people globally, Jan will build on Wood Group’s existing renewables technical services, consulting and…

Taylor Hopkinson Associates opens new Houston office

Renewable and clean energy recruitment specialists Taylor Hopkinson Associates has opened a new office in Houston, Texas.  Houston is widely known as the un-rivalled centre for the American energy industry (an industry born of carbon-based…