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This article showcases our top picks for the best Birmingham based Manufacturing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Manufacturing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Birmingham Manufacturing Companies
Griflex is a leading manufacturer providing high quality hose & ducting solutions for the UK and overseas. As part of an ongoing plan, considerable investment has taken place in their UK based manufacturing and warehouse facility ensuring that Griflex utilise the latest production technologies.
As a result they have seen improvements in efficiency and the continuing development of new products broadening their product range. Committed to exceeding customer expectations, Griflex continue to innovate in product development, supported by exceptional levels of service and support..
Fabrics Importers Here at Fabric UK we import and distribute fabrics to all areas of the UK, working directly with fabric warehouses, fabric manufactures and fabric exporters around the world. This gives us an edge to stay ahead of the game.
Overseas liaison offices and partners help to keep an eye on fabric qualities to ensure delivery deadlines are met. Majority of our fabric imports coming into our fabric warehouse are from the following countries China India Pakistan Korea Taiwan Germany Turkey Indonesia Thailand Our products range from Silk, Polycotton, Viscose, Nylon, Cotton Blends, Denims, Lace Fabric, Fleece, Waterproof fabric, canvas, calico, hessian, jute, linings, fire retardant display fabrics, fire retardant voiles, wide width fabrics, blackout fabric and a lot more in woven and knitted fabrics.
All stock items are available for next day delivery to most parts of mainland UK. We also work with forward ordering, if you have a request for any special fabrics, textures, weight or finishes please call us to discuss your needs or simply post us a sample of your fabric with a specification.
We will contact you with a competitive quote, please note there are minimum order quantities that apply.. .
Kitchen Craft is a manufacturer and wholesaler of ironmongery and household products, the company is still managed by direct descendents of the founder. The company markets its products in the UK and internationally under such well-recognized consumer brand names as Kitchen Craft®, Master Class®, Colourworks®, Sweetly Does It®, Bar Craft®, Le’Xpress®, Let’s Make®, Miniamo®, Home Made, Clearview®, Molten®, Jury®, Kitsch’n’fun®, Coolmovers®, Natural Elements®, Smart Silicone®, Pure Seal® and World of Flavours®.
The Company also provides exclusive private label products to a number of leading UK retailers.. .
S.Lilley & Son
S. Lilley & Son, manufacturers of the ‘LILLEY’ range of brass lampholders all independently certified to current BSEN ISO standards, together with components to offer lighting manufacturers solutions for the construction of quality luminaires.
S Lilley & Son were founded in circa 1840 manufacturing components for the then booming Railway industry. They subsequently became one of the first manufacturers of brass lampholders and lighting accessories, early in the 20th Century.
They can therefore justifiably claim to be one of the oldest lighting business’s still in ownership by decendents of the founding family. With this wealth of experience they are now the UK’s leading manufacturer of lampholders and components for the Lighting Industry..
Arc Specialist Engineering
Arc Specialist Engineering is a group of niche manufacturing businesses. Arc is Europe’s largest producer of high quality non-stick coated steel for the bakeware industry through its Cooper Coated Coil (“CCC”) division.
In addition, it is the UK market leader in the production of rolled steel products for the fenestration industry through its EWS division.. .
Mainstream Windows Ltd
Mainstream an award winning firm is best known for their services and experiences with education, factories and councils establishments. All the products are manufactured through in house process at West Midlands.
Mainstream offers you commercial windows, school windows, glass extension and porches and Edwardian and Victorian style conservatories and doors such as wooden doors, composite doors and UPVC with the installing services at your door step. These are available in a wide range of colours and designs, which is going to enhance the entire look of your house.
We believe in your satisfaction and advice you with the product that suits your needs best. We assure you to provide excellent results you will be happy to experience..
At Lander Automotive, we excel in our core skills of tube manipulation / tube bending and jointing. We are a leading supplier of such products as Coolant Pipes / Water Pipes, Oil System Pipes, HVAC, Seat Structures, IP Beams along with other associated assembled products within the Automotive Sector.
Working with all kinds of materials, including Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Mild Steel and Copper, we are able to provide complete solutions for our significant Customer Base. .
HGI Standby Home Generators
Here at Harrington Generators International we are highly experienced in the manufacture and supply of standby and prime power generator systems. With over 30 years in the industry we have proudly served substantial markets including rail, defence, telecoms and construction.
We are the UK’s number 1 manufacturer of standby home generators and sole importer and distributor of Briggs and Stratton standby home generators to the UK.. .
Park Lane Fencing
Park Lane Fencing are commercial fencing contractors based in Birmingham in the West Midlands. Park Lane Fencing manufacture and supply a range of fences and gates, including timber fencing, palisade fencing, railings and bollards.
Previous clients include: Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Villa FC, Aldi Stores, Interserve and Shaylor Group. Park Lane Fencing are accredited by Birmingham City Council, CHAS, Constructionline and CSCS..
Aceleron is an innovative UK-based advanced lithium battery developer aiming to accelerate the global shift to cleaner, more renewable energy and to empower people to benefit from sustainable battery technology. With a presence in the UK, Caribbean and East Africa, they create innovative storage technology that makes it possible to easily service lithium battery packs, to upgrade features and capabilities at will, and to avoid expensive take back and disposal costs by continuously refilling energy cells.
Their vision is to positively impact the lives of people globally. They are achieving this by continuously innovating their solutions and capabilities to provide the best lithium batteries available and the highest quality rapid testing for reuse..
Equestrian King is a specialist equestrian wholesale business with over 26 years of experience in the trade supplying raw material for the production of equestrian products. We have launched our UK operation in 2019 supplying to the equestrian retailers.
All our products are manufactured by us under our Equestrian King brand and supplied directly to the equestrian retailers.. .
Duqaa.com- A Handicrafts Wholesale Megastore
Duqaa.com . The most reliable source of supply of high quality Decorating, Wedding Reception Supplies , Gifts , Accessories.
A wonderful selection of Patio outdoor living products that will help you get the most out of your garden Browse our good quality, value range products from our Home & Garden store. YARD & GARDEN DECOR Show off your style and add the finishing touches to your landscape with unique art to suit any design, from cottage garden to classic estate.
Garden statues, topiaries, solar lights, and other garden decor. POTS & PLANTERS You can grow your favorite flowers and vegetables anywhere by planting them in beautiful containers that enhance the setting.
Container gardening allows you to garden anywhere! Discover pots and self-watering planters for all uses. SELF-WATERING PLANTERS Our innovative self-watering planters are decorative and functional.
From self-watering windowboxes and hanging baskets to the modular Terrazza system, self watering containers help grow healthier plants and flowers while reducing your watering chores HANGING PLANTERS Our self-watering hanging planters and hanging pots are perfect for vibrant displays of cascading flowers. Self-watering hanging planters keep flowers lush and help minimize watering chores.
GARDENING TOOLS The right garden tools make any job in the garden easier, whether you’re planting, weeding, pruning, or clearing leaves. WATERING Keep your garden properly watered for the biggest harvests and most beautiful blooms while conserving this precious resource.
Wild Manufacturing Group
The Wild Group is a privately-owned, world-renowned business dedicated to the design, development & manufacture of precision metal components to support the global automotive industry. With its origins dating back to 1919, Wild’s continuing investment in its skilled workforce & the latest manufacturing technology has ensured that it has remained a leader in its chosen field.
Strategically located in the industrial heartlands of the UK, Germany & Hungary, the Wild Group is well-placed to support & partner its customers (& their own growth expectations) worldwide.. .
CMA Moldform is established in 1990, providing expert model making and casting facilities for the Scale Model industry. Building on over 25 years of experience, CMA continues to innovate and diversify supporting a wide variety of markets and applications including Automotive, Art, Special Vehicles, Point of Sale, Luxury Giftware and Scale Models.
CMA Moldform specialises in the development and manufacture of low volume parts production & prototypes, with experience in centrifugal and vacuum castings, high capacity rotocasting, RIM & RRIM casting and injection moulding. They have produced high quality scale models, art commissions, prototypes and low volume production runs for assemblies and components for over 25 years.
With their wealth of materials knowledge and manufacturing experience they have gained Tier One status in numerous industries.. .
CampionPPS is a trusted business and systems consultancy focused on optimising the business performance of our clients throughout the UK and beyond. Bringing People, Processes and Systems together to improve business efficiency and effectiveness for our clients.
Specialists in ERP, BI and SCM. Strong experience in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution and FMCG sectors..
IMI plc, the specialist engineering company, designs, manufactures and services highly engineered products that control the precise movement of fluids. Its innovative technologies, built around valves and actuators, enable vital processes to operate safely, cleanly, efficiently and cost effectively.
The Group works with industrial customers across a range of high growth sectors, including energy, transportation and infrastructure, all of which are benefiting from the impact of long-term global trends including climate change, urbanisation, resource scarcity and an ageing population. IMI employs over 12,000 people, has manufacturing facilities in more than 20 countries and operates a global service network.
IMI has many strengths which provide us with an excellent foundation on which to build the next phase of the Group’s development and growth. Today all our specialist flow control businesses are concentrated on industrial end markets.
IMI has a strong balance sheet, which provides headroom and flexibility to support a range of both organic and acquisitive growth opportunities, great people, market-leading engineering expertise and strong long-term relationships with world-class customers. IMI’s strategic plan will ensure that this potential is harnessed and fully exploited to deliver sustainable accelerated top and bottom line growth.
The opportunities are significant and that is reflected in their ambition to double the Group’s 2014 operating profits by 2019, while retaining their financial discipline.. .
Cable Management Group, Ltd.
Cable Management Group, Ltd. (CMG), a privately held, leading global manufacturer of cable protection systems specified in industrial and infrastructure / construction applications.
CMG manufactures a broad range of metallic and non-metallic flexible conduit and fitting systems used to protect critical power and data systems from fire, dust, moisture, vibration and corrosion. Marketed worldwide under the Adaptaflex®, Kopex® and Harnessflex® brand names, key vertical markets for CMG products include rail, machine building, petrochemical, oil and gas, mining, heavy vehicle, automation and construction / infrastructure..
Burton’s Biscuit Co.
We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits and this dedication has helped us become one of the key players in the market. We employ over 2,200 people around the UK, in three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool, a chocolate refinery in Moreton and central distribution hub in Liverpool.
Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.
Since 2009 the company has been owned by CIBC and Apollo Global Management, and in recent years it has adapted to the demands of a challenging economic climate to become a much more efficient and agile organisation. Our forward-thinking strategy has led to some impressive results.
Burton’s Biscuit Company has delivered against its financial expectations over the past few years, achieving annual sales of over £340 million and continuing to grow our market share quarter after quarter. We were also recently awarded the prestigious IGD Business Transformation award (October 2011) for our fresh ideas on how to take the business forward in what remains a challenging economic market..
WB The Creative Jewellery Group
Weston Beamor has been casting precious metals since 1947. Working with a broad spectrum of customers for over 60 years has made Weston Beamor one of the most respected and trusted names in the jewellery industry.
From students to high-end designers, Weston Beamor offer services to help every jeweller or retailer with their particular manufacturing needs.. .
Stamps R US
Custom Rubber Stamps is your one stop shop for custom rubber stamps in the UK. At Custom Rubber Stamps we specalise in the manufacturing and distribution of the world leading Trodat Rubber Stamps.
We offer the range of Trodat Stamps this includes: Both ranges of Trodats self inking stamps Printy Rubber Stamps and also Professional Rubber Stamps. Pre Inked Impressor Stamps a rubber stamp that gives the user print-like impressions, which makes them ideal for signatures, logos, names and addresses.
As well as Traditional Rubber Stamps which require a separate ink pad. All stamps can be customised online using the integrated design wizard, it is simple and effortless to use – pick the template size you require and add any text/images you require.
Alternatively to creating your own stamp we currently stock a wide range of the most popular word stamps – a self inking stamp that creates an impression which has a blue symbol and red lettering, impressions include words such as: “Confidential” “Paid” and “Received”. In addition to these with the exception of the pre inked stamps all of our models can have a date band added to become a date stamp.
Date Rubber Stamps comes with a date band which includes date, month and 12 consecutive years. They can be customised so that an impression with a personal message is printed alongside the date.
Or again alternatively there is a large number of popular word and date stamps in stock, these stock items include: “Received” “Paid” and “Faxed”. Along with rubber stamps we also create a wide range of personalised products including: Custom Name Badges, Plaques, Wall Signs, Desk and Door Name Plates Rubber Stamps.
Skirting World Ltd supply skirting boards and architraves to the UK. They were established in 2010 and have been growing ever since.
They have 100 different designs to choose from on the website and they all come in various sizes. They also offer a priming service to make decoration easier and they can add a rebate to the products to hide away cables and piping.
They use a range of materials including MDF, HDF and Pine. Skirting World Ltd are based in Birmingham, UK..
Euro Packaging is a manufacturer and distributor of paper and plastic based products. Euro Packaging supplies over 6,500 Goods Not for Resale consumable SKUs, both in-house manufactured, customer nominated and third party sourced, as part of our compelling customer-centric consolidation service.
Euro Packaging is committed to quality and exceptional service. Our state-of-the-art warehousing and customer-driven transport strategy enable us to distribute up to 1,300 pallets of products every day to customers in over 20 different countries.
The company also employ more than 1,000 professionals worldwide, generate revenues exceeding £170 million and have the capabilities and expertise to support your current and future packaging requirements. .
Avery Weigh Tronix
Avery Weigh-Tronix is one of the world’s leading suppliers of weighing solutions. With over 250 years of experience, the company designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad range of high quality industrial products and weighing systems.
By drawing on the latest research and technology from around the globe, Avery Weigh-Tronix offers a product portfolio that is second to none: providing business focused products and solutions under several of the industry’s most established brand names, including Avery Weigh-Tronix, Brecknell and Dillon.. .
Taylex Displays LTD
Here at Taylex Displays Ltd our mission is to be a supplier of successful exhibitions, working seamlessly with our clients to ensure maximum return on their stand expenditure time and time again. If you are searching for exhibition success look no further.
Taylex Displays Ltd has over 20 years of exhibition experience and is a proven display stand manufacturer within exhibition and retail sector.. .
Clifford & Snell
Clifford & Snell was originally established in 1929 and has a History of pioneering many electronic systems and devices. In 1967 the company was responsible for the introduction of the world’s first ever electronic sounder.
This breakthrough in technology became the foundation for a long and established role in the manufacture and development of future generations of product.. .
Excel is a world-class premium performance end-to-end infrastructure solution – designed, manufactured, supported and delivered – without compromise. Excel is driven by a team of industry experts, ensuring the latest innovation and manufacturing capabilities are implemented to surpass industry standards for quality and performance, technical compliance and ease of installation and use.
Our emphasis is on compatibility and standards compliance ‘from cable to rack’, reliability and product availability.. .
Vertik-Al is a world class provider, specialising in powder coating products for the aluminium industry. Vertik-al is a world class provider of vertical and horizontal aluminium powder coating.
Extusions, windows, doors, curtain walling, cladding and rainwater goods are just some of the products we specialise in coating for the construction industry. We also coat products for many other industries such as rail, industrial and automotive.
We also offer a Polyamide rolling and protective taping service. We were the first company to apply powder to aluminium in the United Kingdom back in the 60s and we continue with that innovation today with three horizontal lines and the UKs first Vertik-al line operating daily around the clock, servicing many industries in to the future.
Working with, rather than for our clients, who are a select cross section, constantly demonstrating our enthusiasm, discretion and above all else our integrity, offering the very best powder coating service for a genuine market price.. .
Accles & Shelvoke
Accles & Shelvoke are specialist manufacturer and supplier of precision engineered cartridge powered Captive Bolt Stunners and Cable Spikers. The Accles & Shelvoke CASH range of captive bolt stunners are used across the world in agricultural industries in many varied situations, from on-farm slaughter to both small and large meat plants.
The CASH range of captive bolt stunners are the world’s leading cartridge powered stunning tools.. .
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