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Jon Hurrell

Eric Nicholls, chair of the Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG) and Jon Hurrell, its CEO, represented Cornwall’s manufacturing sector at a recent event at the Houses of Parliament. Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and Make UK, the manufacturers organisation, the Industrial Strategy featured at the heart of the event with several other interesting and […]

Martyn Pearson and Ken Martin delivered a 25 minute presentation to a packed audience at the Q1 meeting of the Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG). Sharing the status of the project, updating members on progress and highlighting the skills requirements, identified as key motivators for skills support, the CMG audience responded with a number of questions […]

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 […]

Martyn Pearson

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 […]