The chief manufactures are those of tartans and other woollens, and of agricultural implements.
The principal industries include distilling, slate-quarrying and the manufacture of tweeds, tartans and other woollens.
Other thriving industries include bleaching, dyeing, calico-printing, weaving (carpets, shawls, tartans), engineering, tanning, iron and brass founding, brewing, distilling, and the making of starch, cornflour, soap, marmalade and other preserves, besides some shipbuilding in the yards on the left bank of the White Cart.
Tweeds, blankets, shawls, tartans, lace curtains, cottons and winceys are also produced.
There are spinning-mills, and manufactures of tweeds, tartans and other woollen goods.
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