#MadeInSandwell Monday 2020

#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 2020 banner featuring Caroline Jariwala of Mango Mosaics

Above: Caroline Jariwala of Mango Mosaics – one of our #MadeInSandwell Monday stars of June 2020.

Monday 14 December 2020

Robinson's Bakery Christmassy products: cake, biscuits and doughnuts

This week we got in the Christmas spirit with Robinson’s Bakery and its festive range of treat, gift and share boxes #MadeInSandwell.

Monday 7 December 2020

This Monday we celebrated community values #MadeInSandwell as community project Friends of Dartmouth Park collaborated with local civil engineering firm Currall Lewis and Martin Construction to repair its sensory garden.

Monday 30 November 2020

This week we got a bird’s eye view on business in Sandwell with Dronez Access, an Oldbury company that uses drone technology to help commercial and industrial customers carry out inspections more quickly, safely and cost-effectively.

Monday 23 November 2020

This week we found out how CSCM Limited spent 2020 juggling lockdown, a big anniversary and a huge rebranding project.

Monday 26 October 2020

This week Historic England was looking for a local writer to uncover and share the fascinating stories that make Wednesbury high street unique and special.

Monday 5 October 2020

This week we celebrated our Sandwell joint finalists in the West Midlands 2020 Constructing Excellence awards – Sandwell Council’s Business Growth Team, WPD and Doocey Group.

Monday 28 September 2020

STOP sign with hand sanitiser dispenser

This week #MadeInSandwell Monday celebrated tool supplier Cannon Tools Ltd, which recently diversified into helping businesses stay safe by supplying hand sanitiser dispenser stands and PPE equipment, as well as tools to the automotive markets in the UK and Europe.

Monday 7 September 2020

This week celebrated Ramfoam, a Tividale company which has created or secured over 500 jobs in the region by scaling up its operations to meet national demand for PPE.

Monday 17 August 2020

Large white manufacturer's packaging on a forklift truck

This week’s #MadeInSandwell Monday spotlight fell on local manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions NDC Polipak Ltd, as it recently secured a seven-figure finance facility to protect its future.

Monday 10 August 2020

This week, #MadeInSandwell Monday celebrated iLockerz, an innovative Sandwell company that is cleverly adapting its products with coronavirus safety measures in mind.

Monday 3 August 2020

This week our #MadeInSandwell Monday star was Liberty Building Solutions, which was offering other businesses the opportunity to expand into the lucrative Middle East market.

Monday 20 July 2020

Glass screen fixed to an office desk

This week’s #MadeInSandwell Monday spotlight fell on local glass manufacturer MiGlass, which was helping businesses to create Covid-safe workplaces. The Smethwick company produces social distancing screens for retailers across the UK and Europe.

Monday 29 June 2020

Interior of CT Furniture's new charity shop

CT Furniture opened a new charity shop in West Bromwich on this day. If you need some new furniture and at a bargain price head on down to the new shop at Kings Square, Sandwell Centre in West Bromwich.

Mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala at home in Bearwood

Monday 22 June 2020
Today we met international mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala who lives in Bearwood, learned about her journey from paintings to mosaics, and heard about the projects she undertook during lockdown.

Neatly lined up valves in silver and red

Monday 15 June 2020
This week #madeinsandwell Monday celebrated the success of Kelly and Andy Newham, a Tipton couple who have taken their business, AK Valves, from zero to hero in just over a year.

Monday 8 June 2020
The world has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak and the capacity for remote working has never been more valuable to businesses. Here’s how West Bromwich-based Midshire Telecom helped organisations across the UK with remote working solutions.

Monday 1 June 2020

A topical #MadeInSandwell Monday this week as we meet Mac Security Systems in Cradley Heath, which offers thermal imaging technology to help businesses screen for people with high temperatures – a possible sign of coronavirus.

Monday 4 May 2020

This week we featured Hewigo, an Oldbury business that has built more high efficiency frying ranges than all other UK manufacturers combined.

Monday 30 March 2020

This week we celebrated Robinson’s Bakery, a company that works hard to keep West Bromwich and Oldbury well fed.

Monday 23 March 2020

This week we celebrated the ability of Sandwell’s creative industry to bring joy, creativity and connections to our communities in difficult times through Creative Black Country’s ‘Creative Connections‘ programme.

Monday 9 March 2020

SIPS Education logo

Shining bright in education: schools service provider SIPS Education Ltd is our #madeinsandwell Monday star this week.

Monday 2 March 2020

This week we threw our #madeinsandwell Monday spotlight on Ash & Lacy, a West Bromwich engineering company with roots that go back to 1857.

Function Fitness logo depicting silhouettes of male and female figures using gym equipment and running

Monday 24 February 2020

This week #MadeInSandwell Monday featured FUNction Fitness, an all-inclusive fitness company determined to change perceptions and increase accessibility to fitness for disabled people.

Monday 17 February 2020

An assessment underway for MyTime Active with the text: 'Understanding your health with Health Assessment Plus'

Mytime Active is a social enterprise on a mission to improve the wellbeing of local communities across the borough and this week’s #madeinsandwell Monday star.

A smiling Select Lifestyles team

Monday 03 February 2020

Our #MadeInSandwell Monday spotlight this week fell on Oldbury care provider Select Lifestyles, which provides services for adults with learning disabilities across the West Midlands.

Monday 27 January 2020
This week we profiled Direct Corporate Clothing Plc in Oldbury, a leading manufacturer of workwear and uniforms. DCC is one of the ‘1000 companies to inspire Britain’ as compiled by the London Stock Exchange Group.

Monday 20 January 2020

Our #MadeInSandwell Monday star was Narrow Aisle Ltd, a Tipton manufacturer that has been making specialist space-saving forklift trucks for over forty years.

Monday 13 January 2020

This week #MadeInSandwell Monday featured Barnshaws Section Benders from Oldbury, whose precision-engineered steel is now travelling the world on two luxury cruise liners.

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