Innovation

How innovation unlocks barriers to rapid export growth

UKEF UK Overseas Export Exports
In an era when terrorist threats are never far from the news, Heald Ltd’s perimeter security products are a reassuring British success story. The business was named as one of the UK's most Progressive SMEs at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2018 in recognition of its export-led growth and the spirit of innovation that underpins it.

Cheese into vodka! The benefits of a circular economy

Milk is being turned into vodka in Dorset - image courtesy of Black Cow Vodka.
Posted on 20 Mar 2019 by Maddy White
A seamless circular economy is an enviable strategy for businesses. One manufacturer reaping the benefits of such a mindset is the world’s oldest cheddar maker, Barber’s, whose cheesemaking by-products are being made into infant formula products, used in energy creation and even turned into vodka.