#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

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

Monday 7 December 2020

Community project Friends of Dartmouth Park collaborated with local civil engineering firm Currall Lewis and Martin Construction to repair its sensory garden, demonstrating that community values really are #MadeInSandwell.

Monday 30 November 2020

Get a bird’s eye view on construction projects 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

CSCM Limited spent 2020 juggling lockdown, a big anniversary and a huge rebranding project. It forged ahead despite various hurdles and secured funding from the ERDF’s Aim for Gold business growth programme, supported by the Think Sandwell team, to develop a further growth plan for the business. 

Monday 26 October 2020

Creative writing development agency Writing West Midlands wanted someone with a strong connection with the area to write a short story about Wednesbury high street. The story is one of seven High Street Tales being commissioned about towns across England as part of the cultural programme of the High Street Heritage Action Zones project run by Historic England.

Monday 5 October 2020

Sandwell has 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

Sandwell tool supplier Cannon Tools Ltd 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

Tividale company Ramfoam has created or secured over 500 jobs in the region by scaling up its operations to meet national demand for PPE and protected NHS staff with products #MadeInSandwell.

Monday 17 August 2020

Large white manufacturer's packaging on a forklift truck

Sandwell manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions NDC Polipak Ltd secured a seven-figure finance facility to protect its future. The finance will be used to support cash flow during a challenging time.

Monday 10 August 2020

An innovative Sandwell company has cleverly adapted its products with coronavirus safety measures in mind. Well done iLockerz!

Monday 3 August 2020

#MadeInSandwell Monday star Liberty Building Solutions offered other businesses the opportunity to expand into the lucrative Middle East market.

Monday 20 July 2020

Glass screen fixed to an office desk

Sandwell glass manufacturer MiGlass helped other 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 has opened a new charity shop in West Bromwich. If you need some new furniture at a bargain price head on down to the shop at Kings Square, Sandwell Centre.

Mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala at home in Bearwood

Monday 22 June 2020
International mosaic artist Caroline Jariwala loves living in the West Midlands. Learn more about her journey from paintings to mosaics and the projects she undertook during lockdown.

Neatly lined up valves in silver and red

Monday 15 June 2020
A Tipton couple celebrated success #MadeInSandwell after launching their plumbing supplies business AK Valves and going 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

Businesses across the country are looking for ways to resume working while keeping people safe. Cradley Heath company Mac Security Systems came up with a solution by offering thermal imaging technology to help businesses screen for people with high temperatures – a possible sign of coronavirus.

Monday 4 May 2020

The UK’s leading manufacturer of frying ranges for fish and chip shops has used Aim For Gold funding to bring its manufacturing process bang up to date. Oldbury business Hewigo has built more high efficiency frying ranges than all other UK manufacturers combined.

Monday 30 March 2020

Robinson’s Bakery is working hard to keep West Bromwich and Oldbury well fed through the pandemic with its range of cobs, sandwiches, baguettes, hot food, cakes and snacks. It is also working with Think Sandwell to help supply vulnerable people and food banks during this difficult time.

Monday 23 March 2020

Celebrating creative connections that are #MadeInSandwell … Sandwell has been built on making things, and this includes our wonderfully diverse creative industries, which bring joy 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 a not-for-profit organisation providing professional services for schools across the region. It exists to support schools by combining public-service values with the autonomy and agility of the private sector.

Monday 2 March 2020

Sandwell engineering company Ash & Lacy made it into the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, a league table of the UK’s top 200 private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

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

Monday 24 February 2020

Fitness #MadeInSandwell … FUNction Fitness is 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 a #MadeInSandwell star.

A smiling Select Lifestyles team

Monday 03 February 2020

Quality care is #MadeInSandwell. Oldbury care provider Select Lifestyles provides services for adults with learning disabilities across the West Midlands.

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

Monday 20 January 2020

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

Monday 13 January 2020

Steel parts #MadeInSandwell are now traveling the world in style. Barnshaws Section Benders of Oldbury designed and made the precision-engineered steel curves for the entrances to 22 restaurants on board two luxury cruise liners.

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