The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), has helped companies across the UK to grow, develop new products and improve their processes and quality.
Barometer shows that manufacturers must improve productivity to meet expected sales and profit growth
Small to medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) must improve productivity by unlocking ‘their own hidden potential’, if sales and profits growth are to meet expectations – according to the latest National Manufacturing Barometer.
We’ve all heard of the word ‘productivity’ and in business we all aim to be more productive. Defined as ‘the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input’. But what does it all really mean to UK SME manufacturers? Productivity puzzle, Industrial Strategy and more.
We have 19 Manufacturing Growth Managers who work with SME Manufacturers to help identify barriers to growth, provide expert advise to enhance growth and guide to further support opportunities to support SME aspirations. Get to know your MGM to build on that working relationship.
We want to find out more about the companies we work with, and the Director running them. Finding more about the way they work and the tips they would give other businesses, here are ten questions with Kevan Kane, Managing Director of Technoset based in Coventry.
Fully Funded Workshops for Manufacturing SMEs in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub
Throughout 2018 we will be offering 5 half-day Manufacturing Workshops to manufacturing SMEs in the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire regions. These fully funded workshops are open to all, reserve a place for you or your employees to develop your businesses growth opportunities. Ranging from lean manufacturing to enhancing your supply chains, these pratical workshops are aimed for you to implement into your business.