Unique opportunity to lease commercial land/buildings in the Welshpool area.
Unique opportunity to lease commercial land/buildings in the Welshpool area. The former Buttington Brickworks is being let (in parts) to businesses who operate in the heavy industry/manufacturing industries. The site has existing B2 & B8 uses together with office and retail elements. Situated on the A458 2 miles east of Welshpool the site offers excellent transport links. The site owners are looking at developing part of the site to include new units and yard space should the demand and interest be there. Please contact the site owners – Border Hardcore at their offices on 01938 570528 or see particulars for the site on Towler Shaw Roberts website at www.tsrsurveyors.co.uk
Process Manager Wanted
A member company is looking for a process Manager. Origin analytical is concerned with the testing of rock samples, primarily for the oil industry. Due to rapid recent expansion they require a process manager to oversee the work flow, now around 30,000 samples pa., through their laboratories. The successful candidate will ensure: Samples are processed to strict deadlines and that high standards of work are maintained. He/She will also be responsible for supervising the analytical team, adherence to safety regulations and liaison with clients and staff internationally. Knowledge of laboratory practices/ techniques would be an advantage but not essential. Salary Negotiable If you are interested please contact or send CV to John Martin, Origin Ltd, Unit 1 Ravenscroft Court, Buttington Cross Ind Estate, Welshpool, SY21 8SL Tel: 01938 555330 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Part Time Quality & Problem Solving Person
A member company in Newtown are looking for someone to undertake the investigations of quality non-conformances of their products. Investigation process of each occurrence. Undertake a 5 why analysis of each problem and ultimately understand the root cause of the problem and thereby prevent re-occurrence. The ideal candidate would have experience within manufacturing, ideally within either a production or quality manager capacity. Candidate should be familiar with problem solving techniques, can understand manufacturing terminology and is looking for two days a week. For more information please contact email@example.com
Powys Business Awards Launch 2012 Competition.
Powys Business Awards Launch 2012 Competition The fourth annual Powys Business Awards were officially launched on Tuesday 22nd May at Llandrindod Wells. The 2012 contest sees new categories such as the Farm Diversification Award and Achievement in International Trade Award and brings on board some new sponsors including HSBC and Farm Diversification Grant Scheme www.glasu.org.uk
China Trade Mission
UKTI mission, led by Lord Green to China at the end of May 2012. The main objective is to lead a mega-mission of UK companies (40+) to attend CIFTIS China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing. The particular sectors of focus for this mission are: o Communication (Advertising/Branding/Corporate Communications/Digital Media) o Construction and related Architectural and Engineering Services o Design (Industrial/Product) o Education (Vocational and HE) o Environmental and Low Carbon Consultancy o Museums and Attractions o Professional and Business Services (including Financial) Total cost for participation based on the itinerary above is £936.00. Please note that all prices below include the 50% support and only one person per company can be subsidised. Visit for further information http://www.ukti.gov.uk/export/event/274340.html
International Trade with Russia
International Trade with Russia South Wales Chamber of Commerce has organised an International seminar for businesses looking to trade with Russia or expand current trade activity within Russia and MWMG members are invited to attend. Recent announcements suggest Russia has £1 trillion for capital projects which is fundamental to the modernization and continued growth of the country. Russia does not have the experience or expertise required to fulfill these opportunities and therefore they are looking for businesses overseas to tap into the vast opportunities. We are delighted to have Wayne Harrison of Trudos International to deliver the seminar and to answer any questions on trading with Russia. MWMG members can attend the event at SWCC member price of £22+vat For more information http://www.southwaleschamber.co.uk/show_event.asp?id=395
Members Survey 2012
If you haven’t yet completed our short survey we would appreciate if you could take a couple of minutes to complete the online survey, it consists of 9 short questions and will provide MWMG with vital information to help us shape our lobbying activities and develop programmes which will assist you our members. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/79MNPGV
India Trade Mission.
India Trade Mission... The first WG trade mission for this year will be the First Minister’s visit to India between 11th and 15th April. The trade mission itself will visit Mumbai (12th to 14th) and then Bangalore (15th to 17th).
I am studying towards a Masters of Business Administration at Aberysrwyth University. I am a mature student with over 12 years of experience in wide range of sectors. To complete the MBA programme I must write a 15,000 word managerial report on a topic of my choice. I am very interested in exploring how Welsh companies can achieve success through exports with a view to writing a project proposal/consultancy report for a company who is considering exporting their goods/services in the near future. If you are interested in discussing this further, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
e-Crime Wales Summit, 2 November 2011, Cardiff City Stadium.
e-CRIME ISN'T FICTION... GET SMART AND GET TO THE SUMMIT The cost of e-Crime to the Welsh economy could be £1billion a year. Are you protected? High-profile speakers from Sophos, Blackberry and NBC Universal have already been lined up with more to be revealed as the Summit approaches.
UKTI DSO – SM E EXPORT GRO WTH SYMPOSIUM FOR WALES
Come and join other Welsh small/medium-sized companies at this special symposium focusing on national and regional Government support for your export objectives. Day long conference, including presentations, networking lunch and post-lunch business surgeries
Positioning Business for Nuclear New Build
The global nuclear renaissance provides a multi-billion pounds opportunity for those industries involved in the supply of goods and services required for the construction, operation and maintenance as well as decommissioning of nuclear power stations. Prepare your business for entry into Nuclear New Build. Five sites around the UK have now been identified for new nuclear power stations. UK manufacturing,at all levels, are preparing themselves now for the high standards that are expected by the industry in order to compete effectively in the supply chain. The aim of the event is to raise the awareness of the NNB programme, informing you of the opportunities that are happening now and what you may need to do to position your business in the market for NNB.
FREE Website Health Check Focus Days 2011
The Welsh assembly Government Regional Centre Service based in Newtown is running FREE 1 hour Website Helath Check sessions which will be delivered on a 1-2-1 basis covering the following areas - Y mae Gwasanaeth Canolfannu Rhanbarthol Llwodraeth Cynulliad Cymru yn Y Drenewydd yn trefnu sesiynau AM DDIM sydd yn para awr o amser, ar gyfer adolygu eich safle we. Fe fydd y sesiynau 1 wrth 1 yn cynnwys y canlynol -
Just 1 week remaining to Enter Awards
LAYLA BENNET is no bird-brain and young entrepreneurs in Powys could soon be following in her footsteps. The falconry businesswoman is a previous winner in the Powys Business Awards and hasn't looked back – going on to secure investment on Dragon's Den. There is just one week left for young businesspeople under the age of 30 to enter the Young Entrepreneur category in this year's Powys awards contest.
Exhibitor Discount Negotiated for Members
MWMG is pleased to announce that we have negotiated special member rates for exhibiting at the forthcoming Chamber of Commerce Exhibition taking place at Cardiff City Stadium on 13th July.
Welsh Business Awards
There are two opportunities to enter the 2011 Welsh Business Awards and ensure your company gets the recognition it deserves and help to raise the profile of manufacturing in Mid Wales.
Still Time to Enter
THERE are just three weeks left to enter the hotly-contested 2011 Powys Business Awards.
Powys Business Awards 2011
The third annual Powys Business Awards are being officially launched on Wednesday 4th May at Llandrindod Wells. The 2011 contest sees new categories such as the leadership award which enables people to nominate others and brings on board some new sponsors including Turner Peachey Chartered accountants and Leadership & Management Wales (LMW).
WORLD'S FIRST RENEWABLE HEAT INCENTIVE LAUNCHED
The world’s first financial incentive of its kind to revolutionise the way heat is generated and used in buildings has been launched by Energy Secretary Chris Huhne. A £860m government scheme is expected to increase green capital investment by £4.5 billion up to 2020, stimulating a new market in renewable heat.
This March 25 million census questionnaires will be sent out to every household in England and Wales. For the first time the 2011 census will ask individuals to provide the full address and postcode of their workplace. Companies may wish to promote this information to their staff in advance of the Census day on 27th March. What is the Census and what does it mean to you?
Powys County Council Local Development Plan
Powys County Council is preparing a Local Development Plan which is expected to be in place by late 2014. Do you own or know of sites suitable for development?
Passport 2 Profit Business Competition
A group of businesses are launching a competition to find companies and organisations who need support to enable them to grow their business in what is undoubtedly a fierce marketplace in the current economic climate.
Award Helps Innovative Company Land £200,000 Order
An innovation award won eight years ago has helped a Mid Wales engineering company land a £200,000 order to improve the security of broadband equipment at 200 locations across the UK.
Audits improve companies insurance cover
Two companies have improved their insurance cover thanks to audits undertaken by MWMG's commercial partner Rees Astley.
Bank of England to Address Mid Wales Business
An official from the Bank of England in Wales will be speaking to delegates from the Mid Wales business community in Newtown in September.
50 New Members join Manufacturing Group
An organisation that is run by and supports manufacturers and other businesses in Mid Wales and the borders has recruited 50 new members in the past year.