#MadeInSandwell Monday 2017

#MadeInSandwell Monday is a celebration of the talent and diversity of businesses and organisations in Sandwell. You don’t need to actually ‘make’ things in order to be featured – we just love to share your success that has been made in Sandwell. Find out how to take part.

MadeInSandwell Monday banner 2017 featuring Robinson Brothers

Above: Featured in July 2017, Robinson Brothers in West Bromwich was one of our earliest #MadeInSandwell Monday stars.

Monday 18 December 2017
CMT Engineering is based in Cradley Heath and has two divisions, focusing on tube fittings and clamps. It is a newly formed company but its Sandwell story goes back nearly a century . . .

Monday 11 December 2017
Transervice Training in West Bromwich delivers driver courses and qualifications that include forklift training, HGV driver training, Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) and apprenticeships.

Monday 4 December 2017
Oldbury-based Select Lifestyles, a care agency for adults with learning disabilities, has opened a supported living scheme in West Bromwich, bringing 15 full-time care sector jobs and two building jobs to Sandwell.

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Monday 27 November 2017
Oldbury-based FEM (FEM stands for Fire Equipment Maintenance) aims to make the UK a safer place, and is taking on apprentices in anticipation of its continued growth . . .

Monday 13 November 2017
The UK’s first nuclear power station for a generation is being built – and Cradley Heath-based FPC UK won a high-profile contract to supply fire protection materials to the site.

Monday 6 November 2017
Smethwick-based MiGlass supplied much of the glass for this flagship department store in Birmingham. The team also won a trophy at the Sandwell Business Awards 2017.

Monday 23 October 2017
West Bromwich-based Transervice Express Transport was established in 1979 by Paul Johnson, who started out working from home with one van. Since then the company has grown steadily . . .

Monday 16 October 2017
With its head office in West Bromwich, Steel & Alloy processes over 380,000 tonnes of steel every year and has more than 220 employees.

Monday 9 October 2017
Here’s a company that’s going up in the world. Since 2011, Cradley Heath-based Lift & Engineering Services has managed to raise productivity by over 15 per cent and sales by a whopping 93 per cent.

Monday 25 September 2017
In the 1980s, most British-made cars would have included a product by Rubery Owen. Now look what this company, with its many divisions (including Wednesbury-based Rotech Laboratories), is doing!

Monday 18 September 2017
Sheldon Clayton Logistics from West Bromwich was established in the 1970s as a two-man haulier operation – now look how the company has diversified and grown.

Monday 17 July 2017
Oldbury-based David Manners Group manufactures parts for classic and modern cars. This year the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary – but did you know it started life as a very different business?

Robinson Brothers

Monday 3 July 2017
Robinson Brothers in West Bromwich is one of the UK’s leading chemical manufacturers, serving industries that include pharmaceutical, agrochemical, life science, personal care and photographic.

Monday 19 June 2017
Cradley Heath-based Paint 360 is an innovative, socially conscious business which achieves the difficult feat of recycling paint! The company even won a coveted Virgin Voom award for its achievements.

Monday 12 June 2017
Supplying Sandwell’s vehicles with top-branded and budget tyres at the lowest possible prices, Addison Tyres in Tipton is a family business that is still going strong after more than 50 years!

Monday 5 June 2017
Oldbury-based Lord Combustion Services designs, installs and maintains heating and hot water systems – maybe even in your Sandwell school or place of work . . .

Monday 22 May 2017
Cradley Heath-based Howells Patent Glazing supplies railway stations, care homes, shopping centres, schools, retail complexes, heritage buildings, domestic applications and factory units.

Monday 15 May 2017
Smethwick-based J4 Packaging is a family business which started in 2007 as a box manufacturer. Like all successful businesses, it has a very strong work ethic.

Monday 8 May 2017
“I love the mobility industry. Every product we supply is needed and a necessity,” said Lisa Wardley, managing director of Cradley Heath-based furniture manufacturer Repose.

Balti Masala East End Foods

Monday 24 April 2017
Over 80 per cent of independent Asian grocery stores in the country stock products by West Bromwich-based East End Foods – plus all the major retailers.

Monday 3 April 2017
If you’ve used a cosmetic or exfoliating sponge today, there’s a chance it was made in Oldbury by foam and rubber specialist Gilca Ltd.

Monday 27 March 2017
Smethwick-based Techniswage manufactured the tapered tubes that formed the Olympic cauldron, the centrepiece of the London 2012 opening ceremony.

Monday 20 March 2017
You’ll probably find H&R ChemPharm products in many areas of your home, from MDF to moisturiser and textiles to tyres. This company is based in Tipton.

Monday 13 March 2017
With many sites across Sandwell and beyond, Liberty Engineering Group has a strategy to make UK steel production competitive and sustainable again.

Monday 6 March 2017
Smethwick-based APiC manufactures aluminium windows, doors and cladding, as favoured by this landmark Birmingham hotel.

Monday 27 February 2017
CLM is Currall Lewis & Martin (Construction) Ltd. Now based in Oldbury, CLM makes bridges – including some you may have walked over in Sandwell . . .

Monday 20 February 2017
UKSD stands for UK Security Doors. This West Bromwich-based company has an admirable commitment to preserving jobs and skills.

Monday 13 February 2017
A&M EDM is based in Smethwick, making components for personal jet packs, hypersonic engines, space explorers, deep-sea equipment and more.

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