Show your pride in our county and Make It Worcestershire
Make It Worcestershire is a collaborative initiative.
It is focused on supporting and showcasing Worcestershire’s fantastic manufacturing sector locally, regionally, and nationally, to elevate Worcestershire’s position and recognition as a known area of manufacturing.
Manufacturing Business Support
Make It Worcestershire aims to raise the profile of manufacturing in Worcestershire, this starts with your business signing up to be showcased and represent Worcestershire manufacturing.
Make it Worcestershire is a platform to promote your business, joining other businesses in building a manufacturing showcase across the county, raising Worcestershire’s profile as a known area of quality manufacturing.
The benefits of joining this initiative
- promotion of your business locally, regionally, and nationally
- collaboration opportunities
- peer engagement and support through developing a countywide network
- contribution to identifying and voicing requirements to support the sector
- signposting to business support and guidance
- building case studies to share in national publications
The Advanced Manufacturing (AME) sector
The AME sector is a priority sector in Worcestershire and is key to the future growth of Worcestershire’s economy. As a part of this sector, your business is vitally important.
Driving innovation, increasing productivity, and capturing high value activity where these gains can be passed through the local supply chain is a significant focus.
Manufacturing in Worcestershire is a sector which produces across a range of sub sectors including metals, machinery, paper, plastics, motor vehicles, computer, electrical and optical products.
Collectively products made in Worcestershire are being used nationally, a huge reason to be proud and show supply chains and end users that their products were ‘Made in Worcestershire’
30,500 People Employed
£1.6bn GVA Generated by Top 50 Businesses
Supporting skills development
Manufacturing in Worcestershire is a key sector, providing 11% of employment across the county.
The development of skills, experience and further employment opportunities for Worcestershire based manufacturers is an important focus. By joining the Make it Worcestershire initiative, you have the potential to collaborate with other businesses, share best practice, highlight your successes, share your history and showcasing your employees.
Knowledge and experience held in the hands and passion of your employees is vital to the manufacturing sector.
Manufacturers who support the development of staff, retain the invaluable knowledge, skills and experience harnessed within their business, for it to be developed and shared with the next generation, this is a significant contribution to the growth of the manufacturing sector in Worcestershire.
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Prime Worcestershire location
Worcestershire is a prime central location for Manufacturing businesses, nearby access to the motorway network allows for distribution of products on a national basis.
This has been recognised, resulting in some large businesses choosing to relocate, open new depots or expand their operations across Worcestershire.
Getting involved is easy!
We will provide you with our Make It Worcestershire logo, so you can place it onto your webpage and social media to highlight your products are manufactured here in Worcestershire.
This will clearly show your support for local manufacturing to your loyal customers and let them know they’re playing their part too.
How to get involved
Sign up to be able to download our Make It Worcestershire toolkit which includes posters, leaflets, social media content and so much more… you’ll also receive updates about the county’s performance, access to stunning imagery from around the county and to a supportive network of likeminded businesses.
For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Worcester Growth Hub
Worcester Growth Hub, also referred to as Worcester Business Central can provide a crucial link to refer you onto to the business support programmes available throughout Worcestershire.