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Tartantown Ltd

Fourth in our company profile series is Tartantown Ltd Tartantown Ltd was originally started as a convenient location for highland dancers to buy their dance shoes made in Scotland. In 1979 a piping component was added to the store and Terry Lee (who had previously been a part time employee) joined the company on a…

GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd

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Third in our company profiles series is GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd GANAAN Highland Manufacturing Ltd was founded in 2017 by Garth Newlands along with his son Austin. Garth began his piping career at the age of 27 after the passing of his brother Colin Newlands in 1996 who was a well known solo piper and…

Long & McQuade

Second in our series of company profiles is Long & McQuade Long & McQuade Musical Instruments has been serving Canada’s musicians since 1956, when it opened its first location in Toronto. Since then, the company has grown to include 85 locations from coast to coast, making it the country’s largest musical instruments retailer. Besides sales,…

McCallum Bagpipes

First in our series of company profiles is McCallum Bagpipes McCallum Bagpipes was formed in 1998 by existing partners, company directors Stuart McCallum and Kenny MacLeod. Stuart and Kenny had known each other for years through piping before starting the company, having both been members of the Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band. Kenny was already…