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We’re part of the Business Growth Service

We’re excited to announce, following a speech by the Chancellor of the Exchequer at the Downing Street Christmas Market, that we are now part of the Business Growth Service. The Business Growth Service brings GrowthAccelerator, the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) … Continue reading

December 11, 2014

MAS Barometer reveals ‘Quality, Cost and Delivery’ are prime drivers to move production

More than a quarter of respondents (26%) to the Manufacturing Advisory Service’s latest Barometer stated that costs, quality (20%) and reducing lead times (18%) were the top three reasons for moving production.     Reducing costs is one of the … Continue reading

December 3, 2014

3D-Printing Leads Wave of Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

Are you looking to develop advanced manufacturing practices for your business? With the revolutionary process of 3D-Printing making the headlines, all manufacturers must look at their own systems and techniques. MAS can help you push your business into the future. … Continue reading

December 3, 2014

MAS urges small manufacturers to get ‘Fit for Nuclear’

More than 300 small manufacturers are set to benefit from specialist support to access the UK’s rapidly developing £60bn civil nuclear new build programme and significant opportunities in decommissioning. The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has joined forces with the Nuclear … Continue reading

December 3, 2014

I didn’t know MAS did that?

When was the last time you had a meeting with your local MAS Advisor? Whether you’ve worked with MAS before or not, there is huge value in touching base to discuss how we can help you. MAS has changed a … Continue reading

November 27, 2014

Nick Brandwoods Blog-‘Recipe for Excellence’

As a Manufacturing Advisor I go into many manufacturing companies, some get by and I wonder how they do and some excel and demonstrate that British manufacturing is truly world class. These excellent companies exist across all manufacturing disciplines and … Continue reading

November 27, 2014

Inspire girl power and we could solve manufacturings growing skills shortage

Manufacturing SMEs in England are being urged to do more to change perceptions of the sector and get more females interested in a possible career in industry. One of the Area Directors behind the Manufacturing Advisory Service made the rallying … Continue reading

November 27, 2014

Is your company fit to double its turnover in five years?

For SMEs, growth can be a challenge. Increase demand for your products too quickly – before your systems, finances and people are in a position to be able to cope – and you risk sinking your business before you even … Continue reading

November 26, 2014

Is your company fit to double its turnover in five years?

For SMEs, growth can be a challenge. Increase demand for your products too quickly – before your systems, finances and people are in a position to be able to cope – and you risk sinking your business before you even … Continue reading

November 26, 2014

MAS secures over £2.75m support boost for manufacturers in the West Midlands and the North East

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has secured the funding from the European Regional Development Fund Programme and will be using the additional money to assist a further 512 manufacturers across the two regions.  For the first time, MAS will be able to … Continue reading

November 26, 2014

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