West Midlands Manufacturing Club
The West Midlands Manufacturing Club (WMMC) offers you the opportunity to access a comprehensive programme of support through the University of Wolverhampton’s Business Solutions Centres in Wolverhampton, Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire & Herefordshire.
It is a unique collaboration between industry, academia and local government partners who have come together to nurture manufacturing innovation and accelerate regional growth.
The FREE to join club offers support in:
- Computer Aided Design
- Building Information Modelling
- Knowledge clusters lead by regional tier one manufacturers
- Best practice and specialist consultancy
- Manufacturing diagnostics
- Access to finance
- Supply chain development
We are passionate about manufacturing in the Midlands and our mission is simple, to identify collaborative opportunities and act as a catalyst in the development of new and emerging technologies, best practice and world class manufacturing techniques which will enable you to transform your business and improve your bottom line.
Over the last sixteen years, the Club has worked with thousands of West Midlands businesses and has delivered significant programmes of support helping manufacturers to achieve national and global competitive advantage.
Our expert practitioners have years of industrial experience working with senior management within some of the UK’s largest companies. Our focus is to support our regional manufacturing community through training, education and consultancy to help your business to achieve its full potential and outperform competition.
Get On Track: Rail Tender Supplier Readiness Programme
WMMC are looking for 10 SMEs who currently supply, or have the potential to supply the rail sector, to take part in their FREE, three-day pilot rail tender supplier readiness programme, ‘Get On Track’ during August & September.
Expected to cost up to £3000 when it officially launches in November this year, this hands-on, practical programme will help your business capitalise on the bid & tender opportunities arising from HS2 and other public procurement.
It will be delivered by rail tender experts, Thornton & Lowe, whose rail supply chain clients enjoy a success rate in the sector in excess of 75% and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).