Manufacturing Connections Hub

Uniting the brightest minds in the industry to foster collaboration and drive innovation.

About Us

Manufacturing Connections is led by an experienced team of forward-thinking individuals and is supported by a number of organisations across the manufacturing sector, including Academia and Government.

Our mission is to connect and build a dynamic community of manufacturers and industry professionals, to share knowledge, spark innovation and thrive.
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Discussion Groups

Our successful online discussion groups will expand your industry connections – encouraging wider collaboration and creating solid business opportunities.
Explorer Directory

Explorer Directory

Explore our comprehensive members directory for a range of industry manufacturers and suppliers.

Trends & Insights

Trends & Insights

Dive into insights, trends, and success stories which helping to shape the manufacturing landscape.

AI Challenge

AI Challenge

Let us show you how we can save a manufacturer £20k in 20 minutes.

Are you up for our AI Challenge?


Boost your sales, growth and brand awareness, through our comprehensive marketing service. Attracting both customers and talent to your business
Talent Development Pathways

Talent Development

Empowering young talent and guiding careers through resources, mentorship, and industry connections. Find courses to upskill and inspire your workforce.

Our Industry Publications

Welcome to Manufacturing Matters and Supply Chain Magazines, two dynamic publications that are part of the M3 Media group's portfolio of digital magazines.

Manufacturing Matters Magazine is your go-to source for the latest insights, trends, and innovations in the manufacturing industry. From in-depth articles and interviews with industry leaders to success stories and case studies.

Supply Chain Magazine is dedicated to providing valuable insights and best practices for professionals involved in supply chain management. Whether you're looking for strategies to optimise your logistics operations, navigate global trade challenges, or enhance supplier relationships, we've got you covered.

Both magazines offer thought-provoking content, expert perspectives, and actionable advice to help you stay ahead in today's competitive marketplace.

We can position you and your business where it needs to be seen, through authoritative thought-leadership interviews with Directors or team members.

Our Supporters


Ian Thurley
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The debates are always lively and informative and provide a wider insight into some of the issues manufacturers in the UK are facing and how others are tackling them.

I have already built up some valuable new contacts both directly and indirectly through attending these events and can highly recommend them as a valuable use of my time.

Ian Thurley CEO, Siddal & Hilton Products Ltd

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These online discussion events provide me with a valuable opportunity to meet and network with my peers across a wide range of manufacturing businesses, engaged in different sectors.

Dr Richard Smith MD, 2M Group of Companies

Come and join our vibrant manufacturing community.

Manufacturing Advisory Board

Our Manufacturing Advisory Board taps into a wealth of industry knowledge, steer our community towards impactful solutions to the industry's most pressing challenges.
Advisory Board

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