Winning FSB Community Award

We’re delighted to share KR Group’s recent win at the FSB Scottish Small Business Awards. Due to our charitable and social initiatives, in particular our work with young people in the Northeast, we were named as Scottish finalists for the Community Award earlier this year. In March, we attended the FSB finals in Glasgow and […]

Craig Reaches 8 Year Milestone

Craig Duncan, Assistant Operations Manager, celebrates 8 consecutive years with KR Group today. But really, his journey with us started long before that. Craig grew up in the small coastal town of Gamrie and met Kenny at just 4 or 5 years old. They were good friends throughout school before both ending up at RIM […]


17-11-22 Local Steel and Cladding company KR Group announces exciting expansion. Despite the recent pandemic and the current economic challenges, KR Group has thrived and continues to be recognised nationally for it’s contributions to local communities and environmental initiatives. More recently, KR Group were named as finalists in the 2023 Northern Star Business Awards, for […]


08-11-22 Last week, KR Group attended the VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2022 as finalists. Shortlisted in the category ‘Circular Scotland’, we were recognised for our efforts in combatting cladding waste with our circular economic solution KR Bon Reduction. Through KR Bon, we take discarded cladding panels that would otherwise go to landfill and strip […]

Repurposed PIR Board: Case Study

12-09-22 In December 2021, an Aberdeenshire client had planned to remove glazing from an internal wall between their lounge and dining area, and replace it with plasterboard. To reduce the sound transfer between the two rooms, they got in touch with us to purchase rigid insulation that could be placed between the timber studs. KR […]

8 years at KR Group

Emma started with KR Group eight years ago, on 1st September 2014. “Nicola and I became friends when our kids went to playgroup together. One day Nic mentioned she could do with some Admin help for the business. I said I could do it, and the rest is history!” At that time, Emma worked from […]


As many young people across the UK receive their SQA results, KR Group Business Director Nicola chats about the path that led her to today. “I grew up in Macduff, and started working in the kitchen of the local chippie at the grand old age of 11, for the grand old wage of 80p per […]


18-07-22 KR Group were delighted to present new football t-shirts to the children attending AFCCT’s Holiday Camp this year. “As parents, Kenny and I have been heavily involved in many sport initiatives over the years,” explains KR Group Director, Nicola. Kenny and Nicola founded Steel and Cladding company, KR Group in 2003. Known as ‘KR […]


18-07-22 We’re thrilled to have been awarded several new contracts recently, from a variety of commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential clients including: CMB Building Contractors Ltd.Baker HughesEquansPW AdamsonIPS GroupJKR Contractors LtdCMJ Aberdeen Ltd.AJ Engineering & Construction ServicesG&A ConstructionCTI JoineryPassellAJ Duncan FarmsJDC Aberdeen The team at KR Group looks forward to progressing with these projects. We’d […]


Local steel and cladding company, KR Group, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the sustainability category for the VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2022. Our environmental achievements have once again been recognised on a national level. Following a series of awards finals this year, including the CeeD Awards and Northern Star Business Awards, the […]

Giving The Next Generation A Step Up

05-07-22 Josh grew up in Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, and was a student at Ellon Academy. Aged 17, he began his degree at Robert Gordons University, studying Architectural Technology. “I’ve always enjoyed watching YouTube videos of cool residential builds and even as a young teen, architecture really interested me,” explains Josh. “At school, I really enjoyed Graphic […]


27-06-22 Did you know, worms consume dirt, manure, and other organic matter, including food waste, dead roots, leaves, and grass? Their digestive system then turns all of these into what is known as humus. Not to be confused with houmous, humus is a high quality organic compost, which contains all the nutrients required for healthy […]

A Beam of Light

23-06-22 This is Mark Lamont, fondly known as Jim Beam at KR, but he usually goes by “Jim”. Today marks an 8 year home straight for Jim, but in reality, he’s been a support to us for much longer than that. Aged just 18 and 25 and working as Steel Erectors, Kenny and Jim met in 1996. […]

Footie and Fundraising

In May, several local businesses swapped a day in the office for a day of Footie, joining us in a bid to raise cash for young families in the Northeast. KR Group invited clients and associates to a 5-aside football tournament at Strikers Indoor Football Club in Aberdeen. The day was well attended and saw […]

Team KR tackles KiltWalk 2022

And I would walk 15.7 miles… and I would walk 15.7 more! It doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. But combined, we gave the Proclaimers a run for their money, gained a few blisters, and raised a brilliant £1,370 for AberNecessities. The KiltWalk, which took place on 29th May, saw Team KR walk […]

KR Group is awarded NoFitech contract

KR Group are delighted to have been awarded a contract, on behalf of client NoFitech, to provide steel work and cladding for the build of a state-of-the-art Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) at Applecross, Scotland. As part of a £49 million investment in their Wester Ross site, the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has partnered with Norwegian […]