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What Should You Look For In A Manufacturing Industry Course?

19th July 2018

With so much going on within the industry at such an astonishing speed, you need to take the necessary steps to keep pace. The very best manufacturers are the ones who never stop learning. By enrolling on a manufacturing course, you’ll not only acquire essential knowledge about the manufacturing sector, you’ll also benefit from support […]

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Northern Powerhouse? The State Of Manufacturing In The North West

5th July 2018

A recent report from Experian has unearthed some particularly interesting results with regards to the current state of manufacturing in the North West. According to the consumer credit reporting agency’s findings, the volume of manufacturing deals completed across the North West during the first quarter of 2018 has dropped rather dramatically… but the value of […]

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Why 2018 Is The Perfect Time For A Shingo Benchmark Assessment

14th June 2018

An honest, meaningful examination of your current operational processes is essential for improvement – and the very best way to accurately gauge your business’ health and prospects is through a benchmark assessment conducted by The Manufacturing Institute. Here, we talk more about the benefits of a benchmark assessment, including what you can expect from the […]

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What Does Operational Excellence Mean In Practice?

1st June 2018

Running a company in line with operational excellence principles is the biggest challenge your business will ever face – but the rewards are numerous. Not only will you trim costs and boost production rates (along with quality), you’ll also find yourself deservedly side by side with many of the best businesses in the world. But […]

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Which Manufacturing Institute Course Is Right For My Business?

22nd May 2018

Here, we cast our eye over the selection of courses currently available at The Manufacturing Institute, offering insight into what these programmes involve and which professionals or roles they’re best suited for. Developing People Our Developing People courses give learners the skills to motivate, enhance, and develop their workforce. These training programmes are designed for […]

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The Growing Importance Of Manufacturing Leadership Skills

22nd May 2018

In this guide, we take a look at the role of manufacturing leadership to succeed in the UK industry, and why taking active steps to excel yourself is so important in a constantly evolving sector. Hesitancy is holding businesses back The importance of manufacturing leadership isn’t lost on many bosses within the industry. A lot […]

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Are you facing a skills gap with older, more experienced staff retiring as younger staff join?

3rd March 2018

Our Team Leader Development Programme can help! Aimed at first line managers this hands-on programme offers workshops and seminars on everything from leadership to employment law to understanding lean manufacturing. No formal qualifications are necessary, so it’s perfect for those with strong practical skills but little post-16 education. Neville Mosley, the production manager at Tarmac, […]

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SHINGO DISCOVER WORKSHOP WILL SHOWCASE THE VERY BEST OF IPSEN, A GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

3rd March 2018

Our March Shingo Discover workshop will showcase the very best of Ipsen, a global pharmaceutical company which sells more than 20 drugs in more than 115 countries and a direct commercial presence in 30 Countries. With 4,900 employees worldwide, Ipsen’s ambition is to become a leading Global Biotech Company focused on innovation and speciality care. […]

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TWO GREAT SITES – TWO GREAT OPEX WORKSHOPS!

29th January 2018

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We’ve lined up two great manufacturing sites for our latest OpEx in action one-day workshops. Leyland Trucks, one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities, and Arla Foods’ newest hi-tech creamery near Leeds will be throwing their doors open to delegates and sharing the secrets of their success. This workshop will also combine three extensive […]

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SHINGO DISCOVER WORKSHOP AT ONE OF THE BUSIEST FOOD LABEL PLANTS IN THE WORLD

29th January 2018

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Our February Shingo Discover workshop will be held at one of the busiest food label producing plants in the world. With over 60 manufacturing locations and more than 10,000 dedicated employees, Coveris is a global leader in the manufacturing of packaging and engineered coatings for a variety of consumer and industrial end-use markets. Their plant […]

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THE "NOBEL PRIZE OF MANUFACTURING"

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The Manufacturing Institute are actively involved in the Shingo prize for excellence - an award widely considered to be the Nobel Prize of manufacturing. With our help, organisations can grow and develop to the point where they meet, and even surpass, Shingo prize criteria standards.

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