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East Midlands Exhibition proves manufacturers desire for collaboration

Made in the Midlands second annual East Midlands Exhibition attracted over 600 ardent 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

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Alloy Heat Treatment win prestigious Made in the Midlands award

Alloy Heat Treatment were crowned the overall winner at the 2016 Made in the Midlands awards on 20th October at IET Birmingham: Austin Court in a prestigious celebration of Midlands manufacturing success. Danielle Brown MBE delivered a fantastic motivational speech to Midlands manufacturers, regarding the importance of celebrating success. Lord Mike Whitby also told manufacturers

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Lord Whitby tells Midlands manufacturers ‘world is our oyster’ after Brexit

Former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby has taken on a new high profile role to champion Midlands manufacturing – and help the UK attract 2 million more engineers in the next 10 years. The Midlands Peer, who ran Europe’s biggest local authority for 8 years from 2004 to 2012, is the new non executive

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Made in the Midlands toast historic summer drinks event

Made in the Midlands recently hosted a historic Summer drinks event at Hotel Du Vin, Birmingham, where they officially appointed Lord Whitby as their new non-executive Chairman. Lord Whitby is an English Conservative Party politician and the former leader of Birmingham City Council. During his time as leader, Whitby has been responsible for the slogan: “Global City, Local Heart”, a brand

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Made in the Midlands enjoy historic dinner at House of Lords

Made in the Midlands were honoured to have recently been invited to enjoy dinner in the Home Room of the House of Lords, Westminster by The Baroness Burt of Solihull. Made in the Midlands were joined on this special occasion with a representation from our Patrons, Gold members and a selective of our West and

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Long term business relationships pay off for Made in the Midlands

Made in the Midlands has gone from strength to strength since its transformation from a printed newspaper campaign to a dedicated membership body in 2009. Despite setbacks to the economy and struggles in recruitment, the business has remained strong.  Jason Pitt, CEO reflected on what the secret ingredients are, as he stated: “Made in the

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Made in the Midlands television platform set for launch

Made in the Midlands are thrilled to announce our future plans to create a MIM television studio within our office. The studio is being developed with the intention of creating a reputable broadcasting platform for local manufacturers. The MIM television studio was built in co-operation with Managing Director of Caveco, Alex Cave. The initial idea

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Made in the Midlands celebrate success of biggest ever event

On Thursday 12th May, Made in the Midlands held the biggest event in company history, in the form of the 2016 Made in the Midlands Exhibition at the GTG Training Centre in Wolverhampton. The exhibition saw over 1,500 representatives from the manufacturing and engineering sector in attendance. There were 150 exhibitors advertising their company capabilities

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Japanese broadcaster NHK report MIM Brexit debate

Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation NHK visited Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre to provide coverage for Made in the Midlands’ recent Great Brexit debate. NHK’s coverage was overseen by Senior Producer Daisuke Koyama, Broadcast Journalist Kana Fushimi and Chief Correspondent Akihiro Matsuki, who conducted interviews with a range of Midland manufacturers to gather their perspective on

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Midlands manufacturers vote to remain in the EU

Made in the Midlands recently hosted the Great Brexit debate at Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre to examine the proposed question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” Prior to the debate, Made in the Midlands posed the same referendum question in a survey to members. The results

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