The Manufacturer is the leading industry website and publication based in the UK which covers the areas of manufacturing, engineering and design.
In September 2014 we are launching a brand new website which will have tailored international sites providing localised coverage of the USA, Australia, Asia and Europe. To assist us to achieve this goal, we want your help and support to aid us to develop specific websites and communities for each of these regions.
We are asking our community and those interested in joining, to pull together to help us reach a global market.
By supporting The Manufacturer's global launch you will not only be helping our publication reach a far wider audience but you will be helping the spread of information about advancements in technology, efficiency, environmental sustainability production techniques, funding and much more. In addition, we also aim to help convey to the next generation of engineers about the potential of manufacturing as an exciting and rewarding career path.greater degree of coverage and information about the global manufacturing market.
The Manufacturer has been providing the latest information available to UK manufacturers for well over a decade and is also responsible for the UK's premier manufacturing awards - The Manufacturer of the Year Awards. If you are not already a subscriber, now is the perfect time to become one. By pledging as little as £25 you will be able to access The Manufacturer's new global site from October and enjoy being kept up to date with the latest manufacturing information from around the world.
Currently, The Manufacturer's audience is made up of senior level and board level manufacturers and other professionals working within the manufacturing industry. The Manufacturer website attracts over 35,000 individual viewers each month who and we have a magazine readership in excess of 18,000.
Stage one of our expansion plans will involve web development and design and we have set a target of £15,000 to contribute to these costs. Once this target has been reached then stage two will contribute to facilitate the launches of each of the individual regional websites and additionally help cover the delivery costs such as content creation, promotion, hosting and hardware requirements.
Of our £15,000 target, we will be contributing £8,000 to the part payment of the web development and design costs. The remaining £7,000 will be contribute to facilitate the launches of each of the individual regional websites and help cover the delivery costs such as content creation, promotion, hosting and hardware requirements.
Our goal is to help manufacturers from all sectors from food and drink to aerospace, from business owners and MDs to designers and engineers. We want all manufacturers be as successful as possible and will aim to keep companies up to date with the latest information from around the world. On top of this we are working hard to make The Manufacturer website and suite of affiliated websites (which are currently under development) as innovative as possible to assist manufacturers to spend more time doing what they do best, making quality goods. We look forward to showing you what we've been working on in the coming months.
We hope you can help us achieve these goals and we hope to reward you in kind.
Click here to watch a video about what we've been up to over the last 12 months.
As a part of the global launch, we're creating a new web design which we've released below. The website will be responsive to whatever device you are using to view it, no matter if it's at your desk at work or on your mobile phone. The site will have greatly increased functionality and allow you to network, connect and enjoy the most relevant content for your needs.