Success Story | Manufacturing Growth Programme
MGP supports award-winning Hertfordshire manufacturer with preparations for delivering €1 million contract amidst Covid-19 challenges

MGP supports award-winning Hertfordshire manufacturer with preparations for delivering €1 million contract amidst Covid-19 challenges

Using the grant funding available from MGP, their improvement project has helped them to refocus, to set clear goals and timescales, and to plan effectively for growing the business. Winning the new contract has meant they can also use what they have learned through the coaching process to enhance their planning for successful delivery of this complex project and target future projects at a larger scale.

Centuries-old Sheffield scissor manufacturer increases their productivity after bringing processes in-house.

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.