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SC21 and GROW funding gives Metaltech lift off in new markets

A leading North East heat treatment specialist is targeting growth in aerospace, defence and offshore wind after securing a major national accreditation and funding to boost its capacity. Metaltech Ltd, which employs 24 people at its Country Durham facility, has … Continue reading

January 22, 2015

Robotics could unleash Yorkshire’s manufacturing potential predicts MAS

Yorkshire manufacturers were urged to embrace robotics and autonomous systems if they are going to make the most of new global opportunities and bring innovations to market. The rallying call was made during a recent Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) and … Continue reading

January 21, 2015

QTS looks to quadruple workforce after tapping into home comforts

The decision to move from an importer to a manufacturer is helping a Leicestershire company provide better customer service, secure new contracts and create jobs. QTS, a specialist provider of wire mesh based material handling solutions for the logistics industry, … Continue reading

January 21, 2015

Fit For Nuclear announces £1.5m funding call for manufacturers in England

A £1.5m support boost was unveiled today to help manufacturers in England enter or expand their presence in the growing nuclear sector.  Fit For Nuclear (F4N), which was developed by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) and delivered … Continue reading

January 21, 2015

GROW funding places North West firm at the forefront of offshore wind technology

A leading Lancashire subsea connector specialist has been awarded £130,000 of funding to help pioneer a new offshore wind breakthrough. First Subsea has secured the Process Technology Innovation award from the Government’s GROW:OffshoreWind service and will now be able to … Continue reading

January 19, 2015

Birmingham companies join forces to bring medical innovation home

A partnership made in Birmingham could change the way single use surgical instruments are manufactured and help bring production back to the region. Blink Medical has teamed up with Andel Plastics to produce a mould tool that will allow a … Continue reading

January 19, 2015

Nuclear expert warns supply companies that quality and health and safety must come first

Small and medium sized manufacturers must focus more emphasis on quality and health and safety if they are going to make the most of the £60bn+ nuclear new build and decommissioning opportunity.  The rallying call was made by Fit For … Continue reading

January 12, 2015


“The decision to diversify and explore new ways of using our skills and equipment has completely transformed and future-proofed this business. Working with MAS gave us the confidence to prove that our precision cutting processes were ideally suited to the … Continue reading

January 12, 2015

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

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