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28th October 2020 | Case Studies

Lancashire wax manufacturer secures £5m deal following significant R&D funding

Chorley-based manufacturer Kerax Ltd has landed a £5 million distribution deal in Australia and increased its research and development capability after receiving a Manufacturing Growth Fund grant.

5th August 2020 | Case Studies

How innovative leadership is helping a Lancashire SME manufacturer take on its toughest test

An SME manufacturer in Lancashire, supported by Made Smarter, has embraced a new approach to leadership during the coronavirus crisis.

31st July 2020 | Case Studies

Nutrition firm to go carbon neutral with UCLan support

A growing Blackpool business has committed to going carbon neutral, with support from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Sky is the limit for solar powered T&R
22nd July 2020 | Case Studies

Sky is the limit for solar powered T&R

A leading aerospace supplier has reduced its carbon footprint and saved thousands of pounds, with support from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

15th July 2020 | Case Studies

Coffee queen praises UCLan business support

Anne-Marie, from Preston, who chose to pursue her dream of running her own coffee business has praised the support that she has received from the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Centre for SME Development.

2nd March 2020 | Case Studies

Mentoring locks in strong growth for security firm

South Ribble-based commercial security firm Quality Essential Distribution hopes to more than double both staff and turnover after receiving mentoring support from Boost, Lancashire Business Growth Hub.

ICG Online (UClan)
18th February 2020 | Case Studies

UCLan helps Simon’s leadership skills grow

Local business leader Simon Couchman has improved his leadership qualities, with the support of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan’s) Lancashire Forum Creative programme.

7th February 2020 | Case Studies

Property maintenance business buys key supplier after mentoring advice

North West-based UPS Building and Maintenance Ltd a property maintenance and building business has purchased a key supplier after receiving advice from Boost.

6th February 2020 | Case Studies

Fleetwood fish processing firm secures new contracts after growth funding

Following support from the Lancashire Manufacturing Growth Fund, My Fish Company invested in a high speed skinning machine which led to it winning new contracts, increasing productivity and creating three new jobs.

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