Collaboration – the key to manufacturing competitiveness

Rowan Crozier, Chairman of Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), Brandauer

The Manufacturing Assembly Network is one of the world’s most successful manufacturing collectives, working together to win new contracts, pool best practice and share resources.

Established in 2006, the group comprise eight sub-contract manufacturing specialists and one engineering design agency and over the course of the last 12 years has secured and retained more than £50m of contracts and saved over £10m of costs.

Rowan Crozier explains why the power of collaboration can be so important in remaining competitive.


1. How to pool expertise to win work

2. Share best practice to improve employee engagement/lean manufacturing

3. Pool resources to save money

4. How to interact with academia

5. How to manage different agendas

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