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22nd February 2021

February Blog – Reshoring


Our spotlight this month focuses on the rise in UK manufacturers reshoring production back to the UK

Increasing steel prices, an indirect result of the Brexit effect and Covid19 have been attributing factors to manufacturers bringing their Production back to the UK.

Make UK published a special report summarising the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic – coupled with concerns over the impact of Brexit as the catalyst for reshoring.

It is now being seen as increasingly important in terms of bolstering UK manufacturing resilience and ensuring that its manufacturing supply chains are fit for an uncertain future.


A link to the article below





Manufacturers are viewing benefits such as

  • Shorter supply chains in the UK
  • Faster parts delivery and therefore faster customer deliveries
  • Reliability of supply
  • Minimal documentation required
  • Speedier response if issues arise
  • Perception of better quality with a rise in popularity for ‘Made in Britain’ badge


Grenville Engineering has joined Reshoring UK –  a unique collaboration of leading industrial engineering associations to assist manufacturers connect with trusted, accredited suppliers capable of delivering products and services that match their requirements.

Reshoring UK

Despite the challenges of the pandemic the buoyancy of UK manufacturing is showing positive signs with many of Grenville Engineering’s clients looking to upscale their production.

If you are exploring Reshoring your manufacturing operations, speak to our team to see if we can be a cost effective solution

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