Latest news and announcements from the Manufacturing Growth Programme
100-year-old family-run manufacturing business has implemented expert advice to increase productivity by 20%
Thrapston based manufacturer of luxury, hardwood timber garden rooms, summerhouses, garages, pavilions, and stables, Scotts of Thrapston Limited reached out to the Manufacturing Growth Programme to access free support and grant funding to improve productivity, efficiency, and capacity.
Pd-m International Ltd are a Yorkshire based manufacturing business. Specialising in the creation of smart products that people need. Their ethos is to make lives better, their creations range between life-saving medical devices, problem-solving industrial tools, to helpful baby products.
The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which has already supported over 600 companies in other areas of the East Midlands, has agreed a deal with D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership to provide specialist assistance to firms in the two counties.
Management firms can now access a dedicated Manufacturing Growth Manager, who will use the GROWTHMapper benchmarking tool to identify pain points and new markets for their products, before delivering grants that can help support a third of the total cost of the business improvement project up to a maximum £10,000.
Small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers are being encouraged to have their say on trading beyond Brexit as part of the latest Manufacturing Barometer.
Portsmouth Manufacturer who supported NHS ventilators seeks expansion into new markets post-lockdown
Robin Simpson, Manufacturing Growth Manager for manufacturers based in the Solent region, commented; “Velocetec is one of the most forward-thinking businesses I have come across, with a real commitment to making Industry 4.0 a reality. It has been great to work with them and understand their expansion plans.”
Sew Systems Ltd make, design and develop specialised machinery for the textile industry. They have a full engineering manufacturing plant as well as a sewing machine folding-guides and attachments department. During the time of COVID-19, the business has identified...