Black Country | Manufacturing Growth Programme
Sales doubled & new employment opportunities created for UK canopy manufacturer as staycations soared in 2021

Sales doubled & new employment opportunities created for UK canopy manufacturer as staycations soared in 2021

Manufacturing Growth Manager for the Black Country Region, Helen Fortune was able to support them and help them gain capital grant funding. The funding was used to part-fund the purchase an Orion Flatbed CNC table and arm. The new equipment will predominately assist with the repeat manufacture of material elements of wooden garden structures with removable hard-wearing covers.

Black Country manufacturer improves online marketing to tap into the flourishing  ‘home improvement’ market

Black Country manufacturer improves online marketing to tap into the flourishing ‘home improvement’ market

As the COVID-19 pandemic saw many people wanting to make home improvements, the business saw potential within this market. The challenge for the business was to adjust their marketing strategy from the historic B2B markets to their newer B2C target markets. To assist with their business growth ambitions, they accessed support from the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).