Made Smarter Innovation: Future of Supply Chain Labs

UK Manufacturing is facing a supply chain crisis. Rising prices, transport delays, materials shortages and working capital pressure. All sectors are being impacted, with small and medium sized manufacturers in the frontlines, squeezed by customer requirements and supplier challenges. As mentioned at the last METALL event, the Future of Supply Chain Labs programme launches this […]

METALL Funding Webinar

The changing landscape Following COVID and the end of the Brexit transition period, manufacturing businesses have faced additional cash flow pressures. Whether you’re looking to expand, purchase more equipment or pivot in the market place, funding opportunities have changed. This webinar recorded on 29 September 2021 covers the changing landscape for funding the manufacturing sector. […]

METALL Panel Webinar: The Manufacturing Outlook

On 22 April 2021, the METALL forum hosted an online panel webinar to discuss the state of the manufacturing sector, listen to industry experts and manufacturers, and talk about what the future may hold for the sector. Topics covered: State of the sector: Chris Beck, Editor at Manufacturing Management, provides an overview of how the […]

METALL webinar presentation

On 14 May, the METALL forum hosted an online panel webinar to discuss the key issues affecting the manufacturing sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you were unable to attend the webinar, you can watch the full video below: Virtual round-table During the webinar, we asked attendees if they would be interested in attending a […]

Skills Event – the sequel!

Following on from the ‘Skills Chasm’ event at the University of Chichester’s new Engineering & Digital Campus at Bognor Regis, our next event will see delegates from the engineering, manufacturing and the education sector looking at a practical approach to improving connectivity between industry and the Further and Higher education sectors. Sign up by following […]

Local Industrial Strategy – the Big Debate

Being facilitated by Coast to Capital our local LEP, this event will be an opportunity to update you on the progress of the Coast to Capital Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) negotiations with Government, including details of the research we have commissioned, as well as test emerging thinking and get your feedback. It will also offer […]

MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report Launched

The 7th annual MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report was launched with a bang today (Monday 4th Feb) at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers at their 1 Birdcage Walk HQ in Westminster London. The report highlights attitudes of businesses across Britain to such things as growth, confidence and skills. Headlines include the fact that 70% of businesses […]

Explosive awards win for Shoreham based manufacturer Pyroban.

Manufacturing & Engineering winner! The winner of the MHA Carpenter Box sponsored Manufacturing & Engineering award was Pyroban, based in Shoreham. For almost 50 years Pyroban have been at the forefront of their industry, combining innovative design, state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge manufacturing to bring cost-effective safety technologies to the market. Pyroban helps businesses protect their workers, brand and supply […]

METALL #9 Event

It was great to see so many METALL attendees at the recent event at Rolls Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood. Our thanks to them and our speakers Dan Hobbs and Nichola Billen. Dan did a great job of explaining the issue around supply chains and VAT in a post Brexit world. His presentation included a […]

Launch of METALL Masterclasses

We are excited to announce the launch of our METALL Masterclass series starting this Autumn and running through to next Spring. We currently have four topical sessions scheduled, with two taking place before the end of the year. These Masterclasses are for smaller groups of manufacturing and engineering businesses and will cover topics more in-depth. […]