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South West Manufacturers Answer Call for Greater Productivity

Last modified Nov 27, 2014 07:26 AM

A drive in productivity is helping to sustain growth among small to medium sized (SME) manufacturers in the South West.

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Small and medium manufacturers answer Bank of England's call for greater productivity

Last modified Nov 27, 2014 07:20 AM

Small and medium manufacturers answer Bank of England's call for greater productivity

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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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"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

Advisor: Stephen Gregory

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