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CMG Skills Training

BOOSTING REGIONS MANUFACTURING THROUGH SKILLS INVESTMENT An innovative new partnership supported by over £3m of European Social Funding (ESF), identifying training and skills gaps across Cornwall, has recently been established, with the Cornwall Manufacturers Group recruiting three new positions to deliver on behalf of the manufacturing sector. The new Developing Skills for Business (DS4B) programme […]

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An innovative new partnership supported by over £3m of European Social Funding (ESF), identifying training and skills gaps across Cornwall, has recently been established, with the Cornwall Manufacturers Group recruiting three new positions to deliver on behalf of the manufacturing sector. The new Developing Skills for Business (DS4B) programme works with employers to design, develop […]

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Eric Nicholls CMG presents cheque

The Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG), alongside employees from Barclays, has presented a cheque for £2000 to the Cornish charity Penhaligon’s Friends, after a successful fundraising night at the manufacturers group awards. The glittering night had manufacturers across the county digging deep into their pockets to donate to the bereavement charity. Penhaligon’s Friends support bereaved children, […]

CMG Awards 2017

Last night the winners of the biennial Cornwall Manufacturers Group awards were announced, recognising the very best and brightest of manufacturing talent in the county. Top business leaders, exporters, apprentices, community projects and innovations were celebrated at a special ceremony hosted by Mike Rigby, UK Head of Manufacturing for Barclays and attended by over 150 […]

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The UK is the ninth largest industrial nation in the world, employing 2.7m people and contributing £6.7trn to the global economy. Cornwall’s manufacturers play a significant role in these sector statistics contributing £800m annually to the region’s economy with 16,000+ employees being paid 40% higher than the county’s average salary. Championing these achievements, the Cornwall […]

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OMC, the Cornwall-based pioneer in optoelectronics manufacturing, has completed its move into a new, purpose-built manufacturing facility at Candela House on the Cardrew Industrial Estate in Redruth, reflecting an increase in demand for both its bespoke and off-the-shelf optoelectronic solutions. The company – known for its LED and fibre-optic expertise as ‘the problem solvers’ – […]

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Seven days after the general election result, George Eustice, MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle shared his government’s prospects for business with members of the Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG). Guest speaker at their AGM, Eustice touched on key concerns for the manufacturing group including trade deals, productivity, investment, education and the industrial strategy. Speaking frankly […]