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Steel firm to tackle growth plans

Steel firm to tackle growth plans

An engineering company owned by a former England rugby player is projecting further growth after securing a game-changing contract with Network Rail.

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Naylor set to lift the lid on its journey to £50m sales

Naylor set to lift the lid on its journey to £50m sales

Last modified Nov 17, 2014 02:41 PM

One of the Manufacturing Advisory Service’s biggest Yorkshire success stories will throw open its doors next month when it stages the organisation’s latest best practice visit. Naylor, a specialist manufacturer of building and construction products, will show 15 local companies how they adopted a significant ‘MAS change’ programme that has seen it grow from £35m to £50m in just four years.

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HS2 Supply Chain Conference 2014

HS2 Supply Chain Conference 2014

Last modified Nov 14, 2014 01:48 PM

As you may be aware, MAS have been working closely with the HS2 Procurement team in the process of getting the High Speed rail service from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds underway.

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Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative AMSCI – West Midlands and Liverpool City Region

Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative AMSCI – West Midlands and Liverpool City Region

Last modified Nov 07, 2014 09:53 AM

The Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative is a funding competition designed to improve the global competitiveness of UK advanced manufacturing supply chains. Funding is available to support research and development, skills training and capital investment to help UK supply chains achieve world-class standards and encourage major new suppliers to locate in the UK.

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Supply Chain Reaction - how manufacturing SMEs can make the most of nuclear opportunities

Last modified Nov 06, 2014 03:51 PM

The potential is obvious. £1.5 trillion is already set aside for the development of new reactors across the world and decommissioning of end of life plants accounts for £1.6bn of spend in the UK alone. New entrants are urgently needed to ensure the marketplace can deliver the wide range of products and services required.

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GROW:OffshoreWind to appear at RenewableUK 2014

Last modified Oct 31, 2014 09:45 AM

The GROW:OffshoreWind initiative supporting manufacturing business in the offshore wind supply chain will be appearing at the RenewableUK 2014 Conference & Exhibition, from 11–13 November 2014 in Manchester Central.

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"Productivity increased by 200%, turnover increased by 160%, Winner of Best Diversification category 2012"

Mike Nicholson, MD
GripSure

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GripSure

Advisor: Martyn Pearson

"The results have been immediate, both in terms of productivity and improvements to the working environment"

James Sweeting, Director
Lincoln & York

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Lincoln & York

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