Johnstons of Elgin
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|Industry||Wholesale Manufacturer and Retailer|
|Products||Woven and Knitted Products|
The mill established in 1797 is the same mill which produces cashmere garments today. The original mill produced linen, flax, oatmeal and tobacco but Alexander Johnston, its founder, introduced textiles and phased out the original products. Johnston pioneered the use of tweed for camouflage and the style became known as Scottish Estate Tweeds. Johnstons' mill carries out the processes of dyeing, spinning, weaving and finishing on one site thus making it the only vertical mill in Scotland.
- Johnstons of Elgin company's brochure.