Funding boost for Brandauer as it targets 100 million face mask ‘nose clip’ opportunity

Jun 08, 2020

A Birmingham-based metal pressings and stamping specialist has secured funding to help it develop a solution for easing global shortages of PPE.

Brandauer is one of the first companies in the country to be awarded Innovate UK-backing through its Covid-19 Business-Led Innovation in Response to Global Disruption competition and is now setting its sights on increasing its capacity to produce more than 100 million nose clips for use in face masks every year.

The company, which is part of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), will use the £50,000 grant to develop its ‘Quick Clip Tool’ modular tooling that will add a quick changeover capability to a progression tool,

MAN Electrification Brochure

May 14, 2020

The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN Group) offers a single source design & manufacturing solution, with customers and prospects able to tap into a host of ...

Investment drive for Lister as it targets growth through the power of MAN

Apr 30, 2020

One of the UK’s longest established providers of engineering services and supplies is targeting further growth after it pressed the button on a £300,000 investment ...

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Supporting the fightback against Covid-19

Apr 01, 2020

Adam Cunningham, CEO of Muller Holdings and Chairman of the Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), explores how member companies are supporting the frontline effort against Covid-19. ...

barkley plastics press investment

Barkley Plastics celebrates 55 years in business with new £250,000 press investment

Mar 17, 2020

A £250,000 investment in new presses and robots is proving to be a perfect ‘big’ birthday present for a leading plastic injection moulding and toolmaking ...

MAN Group steps up to Government’s rallying call for ventilators amid COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020

The Manufacturing Assembly Network, a group of nine sub-contract manufacturers and a specialist engineering design agency, has put itself forward to help support the Government’s ...

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New Chairman marks £75m sales milestone for MAN

Jan 22, 2020

An industrial collective is celebrating a major milestone in its history by appointing a new Chairman to lead it over the next twelve months. The ...

How plastic can help meet the electrification challenge

Nov 07, 2019

The growth in electrification initiatives is a bold and clear statement from manufacturers that there is cleaner, more efficient ways to power vehicles, and that ...

Alucast investment

Alucast targets new automotive opportunities with £2.25million machine shop and casting investment

Oct 14, 2019

A Black Country manufacturing specialist has pushed aside the uncertainty of Brexit to complete a major £2.25million investment drive. Alucast has upgraded its casting capability ...

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