Latest news and announcements from the Manufacturing Growth Programme
Southampton manufacturer on course for coveted ISO accreditation to produce precision parts for their sea-faring clients
Seadub Ltd are specialist precision engineers, focusing on the Marine sector. Established in 2011 and ideally located on a quayside in Southampton, the business has built up expertise in the design and manufacture of customised parts for pleasure craft and racing yachts.
The organisers behind England’s largest SME manufacturing survey are urging companies to take part in their latest report, which will aim to pinpoint the exact type of financial support firms need to recover from Covid-19. The Manufacturing Barometer, which is...
SME manufacturers, who have been hit hard by Covid-19, are being squeezed between a huge drop in demand and weaker supply chains according to a new report. 64% of the 289 respondents who are engaged with the Manufacturing Growth Programme, said orders had dropped due...
Centuries-old Sheffield scissor manufacturer increases their productivity after bringing processes in-house.
William Whiteley & Sons (Sheffield) Limited have been trading for 259 years. Specialising in designing and manufacturing beautifully hand-crafted industrial scissors, the business produces over 250 variations of scissors. Still today, the business has descendants of its founder working with the company with two of the 11th and 12th generation of family members within the management team.
Young but fruitful, Pretty Gorgeous Jam Company Ltd is a business that has spun-off from a multi-award-winning cake making company. Acknowledging that the business was primed for growth, the company engaged with business support and has tripled their production as a result.
Many companies, especially SMEs, have struggled to adapt to their quieter order books and furloughed workforces during the coronavirus crisis. Lauden Chocolate Limited have faced such challenges and have sought the support of the Manufacturing Growth Programme to support their survival.