#MadeInSandwell Monday 2021

#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 2021 featuring Haws watering cans

Above: The best watering cans in the world! Smethick-based manufacturer Haws was one of our #MadeInSandwell Monday stars in October 2021.

Monday 20 December 2021

West Bromwich die caster JH Lavender has been supplying the automotive sector for over 100 years.

Monday 13 December 2021

Here we’re revisiting Oldbury firm CSCM Ltd to celebrate its success and growth during 2021 despite a major rebrand getting delayed in 2020.

Monday 15 November 2021

Looking for that perfect present? Look no further. We’ve got a sleighful of locally-themed suggestions.

Two dark green Haws watering cans

Monday 11 October 2021

Read about how two Smethwick companies – Haws and A&M EDM – are working together to create the world’s best watering cans.

Monday 4 October 2021

Celebrate one of the borough’s excellent examples of top town planning at West Bromwich Outdoor Market.

Monday 27 September 2021

Find out how you can contribute to the Sandwell Digital Donation project, an initiative that collects unwanted technology from businesses, then reconditions and distributes it to local families.

Monday 20 September 2021

Smethwick company Professional Polishing Services (PPS) is the UK’s market leader in metal polishing and a shining example of Sandwell-based worldwide success.

Two men in dark blue business suits standing outside a building with a sign saying 'Ramfoam' and holding between them a commemorative plaque.

Monday 9 August 2021

PPE provider Ramfoam celebrated the opening of its new Tividale headquarters. The new facility was made possible through Ramfoam’s participation in the Made Smarter programme.

Monday 26 July 2021

Sandwell Council’s adult education department provides daytime and evening courses to individuals and businesses across the borough. SAFL (Sandwell Adult and Family Learning) is also is more than just an adult education provider, as it partners with local businesses to provide learning and development opportunities.

Monday 12 July 2021

Two Sandwell organisations demonstrated community spirit and social responsibility when local shipping group KMB donated computers to Smethwick charity Community Connect Foundation (CCF).

Monday 28 June 2021

Expansion plans #MadeInSandwell! Oldbury manufacturer Stephens Gaskets has invested in a new site, three times larger than its existing premises, as its turnover increased and its team grew. 

Monday 7 June 2021

Not just one, but two, Sandwell charitable organisations received the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2021. Well done to the People’s Orchestra and the Balaji Temple’s Volunteer Action Group!

Domo Boutique Hotel exterior - a white brick building with a black railing in front of it

Monday 31 May 2021

Luxury #MadeInSandwell … The Domo Boutique Hotel in Oldbury is based in a fully refurbished 150-year-old Georgian building. With marble floors, brass fittings and wall panelling, it mixes historical features with modern design.

Monday 10 May 2021

Congratulations to KMB Shipping Group, the only Black Country business to take home a Queen’s Award in 2021. The Oldbury-based company was recognised for excellence in international trade, having achieved a 708 per cent increase in international sales over the six-year qualifying period.

Monday 12 April 2021

Good Lord! Oldbury firm Lord Combustion celebrated two award nominations and 40 years in business, all in one year.

Monday 22 March 2021

Bespoke furniture #MadeInSandwell … A shared belief in the value of good design, high quality raw materials and skilled craftmanship has led to a successful partnership in Grain and Frame and a business that has quickly gone from strength to strength. 

Monday 22 February 2021

Read all about it! Blue Sheep Books is hoping to write a fresh chapter on Wednesbury high street and bring shoppers back to the town centre.

Monday 15 February 2021

Sandwell manufacturer of intelligent locker systems iLockerz has pledged its support to combat digital inequality. The company is supporting an initiative aiming to provide thousands of laptops and connectivity to families across the region.

Monday 8 February 2021

Congratulations to Smethwick firm A&M EDM and its team on some recent groundbreaking engineering. Director Gary Surman has designed the world’s first true fully functioning five main bearing aluminium engine block to be used in the A series MINI.

Monday 1 February 2021

Double success for Wednesbury scaffolding and powered access equipment firm UK Access Solutions as it secures two new prestigious contracts in the borough.

Monday 25 January 2021

Two barbecue chicken wraps lying side by side on a wooden board, on a wooden table

Sandwell catering firm Mollies Café, Baguette and Outdoor Catering has secured the prestigious contract to supply on-site catering provisions during the construction phase of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre. Well done Mollies!

Monday 18 January 2021

Success for Sandwell SMEs that won a cluster of multi-million pound construction contracts. Successful local businesses include civil engineering firm Doocey Group, metal bending firm Barnshaws, scaffolding specialists UK Access Solutions and West Bromwich-based APiC.

Monday 11 January 2021

The ingenuity and adaptability of three of our borough’s entrepreneurs helped turn potential pandemic disaster into a success story. Pinch of Masala provides delicious Indian street food to addresses within 15 miles of Smethwick after family wedding banquet business was decimated by the pandemic.

Monday 4 January 2021

Sandwell technology company Midshire Telecom helped the borough to stay safe and adapt to lockdown life by supporting other businesses and schools to use technology to learn and work from home.

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