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What is Advanced Manufacturing and how can it benefit my business?

Posted on: Nov 15th

As a business owner, there are obvious advantages to ensuring your production plans are efficient, timely and make the best use of available resources.

It therefore makes sense to use techniques that will make this possible, and to this end, the term Advanced Manufacturing technology would have probably been suggested.

But what is it?

It’s likely that you’re already using some kind of advanced manufacturing techniques, it is, after all, just another term tha...


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Made in the Midlands weekly round up - 18/11/16

Posted on: Nov 18th

Made in the Midlands second annual East Midlands Exhibition attracted over 600 representatives of the Midlands manufacturing sector to the iPro Stadium, Derby.

The Chairman of the Conservative Party and MP for Derbyshire Dales, Sir Patrick McLoughlin opened the show with an impassioned speech about the importance of manufacturers working together in a post-Brexit Britain.

Sir Patrick McLoughlin explained: “Promoting what is go...


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Made in the Midlands weekly round up - 25/11/16

Posted on: Nov 25th

Following our second annual East Midlands Exhibition, Made in the Midlands invited four Managing Directors of local manufacturing companies to film the latest episodes of our MIM TV series.

Firstly, we interviewed the Managing Director of Hucknall Sheetmetal (HSM), Jason Thorpe. HSM go the extra mile with personal Directorship involvement and control of all Customer orders, deliveries ...


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Made in the Midlands weekly round up - 02/12/16

Posted on: Dec 2nd

The latest Made in the Midlands breakfast morning was hosted by Dudley College, who aim to help young people find a job, train for a career, prepare for university by helping them to develop the right skills and knowledge to prepare them.

The breakfast morning was hosted in the pristine Dudley Advance I: Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing facility. There is 2,800m squared feet of specialist teaching space spread...


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Made in the Midlands weekly round up - 09/12/16

Posted on: Dec 12th

This week, Midland manufacturers celebrated the whirlwind year of 2016 at the Made in the Midlands Christmas Drinks celebration at Hotel Du Vin, Birmingham on Thursday 8th December.

In a show of post-Brexit solidarity, manufacturers drove a fleet of trucks outside the venue to prove that Midlands manufacturers are stronger together. Vehicles were driven by Salop Powder Coating, Frank Dudley, Yeoman Pressings, Pemberton Engineering, Coo...


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