Pole Position: SMEs can take advantage of new opportunities

Feb 03, 2021

The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN) launched its post Covid-19 MANifesto, last year, detailing the support the sector needs if it is going to recover from the pandemic.

Signed by MDs from the nine companies, the 10-point plan focuses on creating the business support and economic conditions required for UK manufacturing to become a global powerhouse once again.

Rowan Crozier, CEO of Brandauer, looks at what the Government needs to do, in order to help SMEs take advantage of new opportunities around sustainability and the transport revolution.

We are sitting on a very interesting opportunity at the moment and one that could offer some economic relief to a seriously stretched UK manufacturing sector.

CE certification for manKIND visor as manufacturing collective targets 100,000 sales

Jan 25, 2021

A group of nine manufacturers, who developed a new recyclable visor to be used in the fight against Covid-19, is celebrating a major milestone in ...

Alucast’s move to lightweighting wins mayoral approval

Jan 06, 2021

Alucast’s commitment to investing in new technology and its people was praised during a recent visit by the Mayor of the West Midlands. Andy Street ...

A United Front

Nov 27, 2020

The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN) launched its post Covid-19 MANifesto, earlier this year, detailing the support the sector needs if it is going to recover ...

£2m boost as MAN Group looks to recover from Covid-19 disruption

Nov 09, 2020

A unique Midlands-based industrial collective is fighting back from Covid-19 disruption by winning more than £2m of new contracts. The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which ...

Alucast looks to build on £1m of electrification wins by joining new cluster

Sep 25, 2020

A recent £2.5m investment in its new CNC machining shop is paying off for Alucast, with the new technology paying a pivotal role in helping ...

Electrification cluster targets £10m of opportunities through the power of MAN

Aug 24, 2020

A new manufacturing cluster has been established to target more than £10m of electrification opportunities over the next twelve months. Brandauer, C-MAC SMT and PP ...

Manufacturers join forces to produce new ‘reusable’ visors for frontline staff

Jul 17, 2020

Protecting frontline workers against the threat of Covid-19 has been the catalyst for nine manufacturers and an engineering design agency to come together to launch ...

man group manifesto

MANifesto launched as SME manufacturers demand blueprint for long-term industrial strategy

Jul 07, 2020

A manufacturing collective has urged the Government to make its ‘restart, reposition and transform’ commitment to industry a reality and not just another marketing slogan. ...

Manufacturing Excellence