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Surface Print, 1838 Wallcoverings, wallpaper, Lancashire
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Wallpaper manufacturer Surface Print talks products, process and progress

We travelled to Lancashire, to visit wallpaper manufacturer Surface Print. Abigail Watson, Surface Print marketing director, talks to us about all things wallpaper, from...

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Crown Northampton, shoes, shoemaker, heritage
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How Crown Northampton's British heritage and quality craftsmanship underpins its success

How has one of the last remaining footwear factories in the UK adapted to the changing industry? We catch up with Chris Woodford...

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Rutland Plastics, injection moulded, injection moulding, plastic
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How to get an injection moulded product manufactured in the UK

Do you need your product injection moulded but don’t know where to start?  We went to injection moulding experts, Rutland Plastics, to find...

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David Nieper, The David Nieper Academy, The David Nieper Educational Trust
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How the David Nieper fashion house is tackling the textile industry skills shortage

David Nieper is one of the largest UK clothing manufacturers. We interview MD Christopher Nieper to hear about his ‘just-in-time’ business model and...

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Abbey England, foundry, saddlery, equestrian, brasswork, leatherwork, scholarship
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Abbey England support the future of UK saddlery with their scholarship

Abbey England have supplied the equestrian market for over three decades using traditional manufacturing methods and British raw materials from their Walsall foundry...

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Martin Lowe, sockmine, sock, socks, factory, reshoring, maker
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Meet The Maker: The SockMine Make Moves to Reshore Their Sock Manufacturing

Martin Lowe shows us around his Nottinghamshire factory and discusses The SockMine’s aim to reshore their sock manufacturing Martin, thank you for showing...

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Freed, ballet shoes, bespoke shoes, shoemaker, factory, maker
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Meet The Maker: Behind the Scenes with Freed of London, the Famous Ballet Shoemaker

Freed of London began making ballet shoes in London in the 1930s and continue to produce bespoke shoes for the world’s most prestigious...

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Designer interview: Paul Brown of Anthony & Brown Menswear

Setting up a British menswear brand is not without challenges, but quality rules over quantity, says Anthony & Brown founder Paul Brown Can you...

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Mirelle British bags
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Meet the Maker: Shaheda Begum, founder of British bag brand Mirelle

The founder of luxury British bag brand Mirelle on why her parents background in the textiles industry has driven her to only make in the...

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British Wool – From sheep to loom

Find out how wool is processed from fleece to fabric and why using British wool is important, as we chat to Laura Rosenzweig,...

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Aysen Bayram Fanclub
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Meet the Maker: Aysen Bayram from knitwear brand FANCLUB

The founder of cult knitwear brand FANCLUB tells us why she thinks provenance is important to her customers and how she overcame the...

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Meet the Maker: Bespoke jewellery manufacturer David Law

We chat to bespoke jewellery manufacturer David Law about his Your Personal Jewellery business David, can you tell us why you launched ‘Your...

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Wired pop up shop
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Wired Pop Up Shop celebrates the New Industrial revolution

Today saw the opening of the Wired Pop Up Store in Central London, which celebrates how new technologies are reinventing manufacturing. Amongst the robots...

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