Gain Instant Best Practice Ideas for Manufacturers Dealing with Covid-19
Don’t struggle or spend time reinventing the wheel, take advice from people who have the solutions to your challenges
Join a Virtual Manufacturers Only Group During these Challenging Times
Gain the support you need through the pandemic from our experienced mentors, industry experts & other local manufacturers
Virtual 1-2-1 Support from our Experienced Mentors Available Throughout the Crisis
Gain a regular sounding board to help you manage your business through the coronavirus issues
Take this Opportunity to Develop Your Leadership Skills
Learn to make the best decisions for your organisation and grow as a person
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why join the alliance?

New Ideas

Looking for a stimulus from outside the business.

Lonely at the Top

Looking for a sounding board.

Achieve Business Growth

Strategic thinking time away from the business.

Managing Change

Managing people through change in the business.

Better Leadership Skills

Support with your personal development.

Improving Productivity

Creating a higher output with the same or fewer resources.

Growing My Network

Having a network of people around you that can keep you informed is invaluable.

New to the Senior role

Gain knowledge from experienced people.


Since its formation in 2013, the Manufacturers Alliance has been supporting the growth of people in senior leadership positions in UK based SME manufacturing businesses. The primary focus is to accelerate the growth and development of our members and their businesses via our peer support groups. Non competing manufacturing leaders meet monthly to discuss aspirations and challenges and support each other in achieving their ambitions.

2 of our members are in the top 50 growth exporters across the whole UK

75% of our members join to gain new ideas

Our typical members employ between 30 and 120 people

A high percentage of our members plan to double in size over the next 5 years

The average trading history of our members is 45 years

We currently service 14 different manufacturing sectors via our membership

Our typical members have a turnover of between £2m and £20m

Over 70% of our members are Managing Directors of manufacturing businesses

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