Staffordshire Manufacturer becomes Exporting Champion
We are honored to have been invited to join the Department for International Trade’s, Exporting is Great campaign as an Exporting Champion for the ‘Midlands Engine’.
Following several highly successful years building our international customer base resulting in incredible growth globally. We have been asked to help support the next generation of businesses aiming to take their businesses international.
The Midlands Region Export Champions – Midlands Engine, officially launched on the 4th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and was hosted by Simon Hall, Deputy Director Investments and Exports Midlands Region.
Derek Carr, our Operation Director attended the event joining forces with 50 other companies from across the East and West midlands who will be collectively supporting other regional businesses planning to expand their horizons worldwide. Through delivering first-hand advice and experiences as part of a selection of events planned throughout the next year.
“The past few years we have seen fantastic growth internationally. During this time we have received a lot of valuable support from the Department for International Trade. It has been a genuine honour to have been asked to be a part of the Midlands Engine as an Exporting Champion. We are really looking forward to helping other local businesses to achieve the same levels of success as we have. The ‘Exporting is Great’ campaign is so important to businesses looking to expand internationally especially with all the challenges and uncertainties that Brexit is still causing us.” Derek Carr Operations Director.
The Department for International Trade’s Export Champion Midlands Engine initiative was originally launched in 2017. Having the aim of growing the Midlands economy by £34 billion pounds by the year 2030 whilst creating an additional 300,000 jobs in the region. Locally driven with support from the government and is designed to bring together leaders from Education, business, local and national government to share best practice and build the economy further. Since launching it has helped hundreds of businesses across the region to achieve their goals.
We are very pleased to have joined the new 'Export Champion' community, acting as ambassadors for exporting, sharing our success stories, offering practical advice and leading by example.
For more information on the 'Exporting is Great' initiative click here.