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Why are UK Manufacturers so Hard to Find?


If you’ve ever tried to look online for a UK textile manufacturer you’ll know how difficult it can be to find them.

In this episode I discuss the 4 main reasons why trying to find a UK garment factory can be like searching for a needle in a haystack!

Topics covered:

– Why the type of manufacturer you’re looking for might not actually exist

– Why UK manufacturers are not actively looking for new customers

– The real reason you may not be able to find manufacturers online

– How the best manufacturers use referrals to find customers

– Why the Government doesn’t have a comprehensive database of UK manufacturers

Other episodes you may find useful

Ep. 007 – The Best Place to Find a Manufacturer

Ep. 005 – So You Want to Manufacture in the UK

Ep. 016 Get Set for Manufacturing Challenge

Ep. 030 My Favourite British-made Footwear Brands

 

Useful Resources for Finding Manufacturers

List of UK Clothing & Textile Manufacturers 

Make it British Directory

Make it British Live Trade Show

UKFT Let’s Make it Here

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