The Manufacturing Growth Programme is one of a number of contracts ran by Oxford Innovation Advice in the Greater Lincolnshire area. We have analysed the business support data that we collect from manufacturing SMEs in the Greater Lincolnshire LEP region to investigate their capabilities in incorporating digital technologies and reducing their environmental impact.
Using MGP grant funding, a consultancy project was implemented to support Hobsons Brewery Ltd in the development of an effective digital sales solution to enhance their online business. The project included the design of a new ecommerce platform from which the company can showcase and sell their products, creating user journeys and interactions that enhance the buying experience, improve engagement with the end consumers and drive awareness of the Hobson’s brand. It will also help to drive foot traffic to offline sales at the taproom, through the promotion of special offers and events throughout the year.
Premier Health Products Ltd, formed in 1989, is a UK manufacturer of vitamins and health supplements. Operating from their purpose-fitted manufacturing facility in Coventry, they formulate, design, package and distribute on behalf of their customers throughout the UK and to over 30 export markets.
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.
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...
MGP grant funding helps Worcestershire manufacturer to level-up their digital marketing & productivity
The business has a long-standing relationship with the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which has been supporting SME manufacturers across England in October 2016. The business originally received MGP grant funding and support to improve their product packaging and labelling. The business has since received grant funding towards improving their digital marketing and purchasing new machinery.
Essex Manufacturer of Bespoke Wine Rooms seeks global expansion after MGP identifies new marketing opportunities
Sorrells is the leading manufacturer of bespoke wine rooms, providing a luxurious service for private clients on a global basis. Sorrells is unique as the only business of its kind within Europe to offer every element manufactured in-house. They have created some extremely exciting projects, such as building a wine cellar on a yacht, in a penthouse in Dubai’s World Trade Centre, and in the Ritz while President Clinton was staying there.
The Client Robert Rose Carpentry & Furniture offer custom made environmentally friendly furniture at an affordable price. They started making industrial and scaffold board furniture by combining their knowledge in carpentry and scaffolding with a desire to be more...
Generous Birmingham Food Manufacturer Forecasts £1 Million Turnover after MGP Supports Upgrade to Sales and Operations.
Winny’s Meals Limited is a food manufacturing company based in central Birmingham. The business prepares healthy ready meal packages supplying to supermarkets and direct to customers across the UK. They are the highest rated meal prep company in the UK according to Google, Trust Pilot, Yell, and Facebook.
Hertfordshire glassblowing business creates fresh opportunities after new branding sparks their online sales
Incorporated in 2013, Rothschild and Bickers Ltd have a workshop/glassblowing factory and studio in Hertford, and a showroom in Islington. They produce luxury handblown glass products and light-fittings which are sold around the world.
Evolve Beauty are artisan producers of natural and organic beauty products which are created in the most sustainable and ethical way possible. Their company ethos to make it as easy as possible for people to be healthy and green in everyday life. They truly respect our planet and are always looking for new ways to be green.
Steve Sharp is our Manufacturing Growth Manager for the EM3 region. We have quizzed Steve to get to know him a little bit more. . To get in touch with Steve to find out how he can support your SME Manufacturing business with free tailored support and grant funding,...