Our members can get bespoke support and services from our trusted corporate partners. From cashflow to energy costs, our members can get the expert guidance they need to run more efficiently, boost performance, and stay ahead of the competition.
Our Expert Corporate Partners
Ascendant - forex savings
Ascendant supports businesses, of all sizes, simplify and reduce costs associated to cross border foreign exchange payments.
Ascendant is recognised as one of Canada’s top growing companies, who have opened their first office outside of North America in Peterborough.
They support businesses to achieve process efficiencies and reduce the cost of foreign exchange. Working directly with business owners and their finance teams their solutions support importers, exporters, SME’s and large enterprises.
Please contact Karen Benson on 01733 972614 or email email@example.com for more information.
Inspired PLC - Solutions to meet any energy and sustainability challenge
Inspired PLC has over 20 years’ experience in commercial energy procurement. They work with over 3,500 businesses in every sector to reduce what they pay, and find sustainable solutions to reduce the amount of energy they use.
Inspired PLC is helping members of the Smart Manufacturing Alliance unlock lower energy prices not available on the open market through the SMA Energy Collective.
Move is an integrated, global B2B marketing agency, helping manufacturers to better understand their target audiences and navigate the shift to digital. We’re the people that get excited by B2B. Our mission is to ignite strategy and creativity in traditionally complex industries, bringing to life the manufacturing, industrial and engineering companies that keep the world moving.
Our unique and award-winning strategic planning framework, the “8 moves of B2B”, provides our customers with a proven system that arms them with the confidence to invest in new or emerging channels, take creative risks and make best use of their marketing budget.
As part of your Smart Manufacturing Alliance membership, you automatically have free access to a bespoke “Marketing Health Check”, a shortened version of our 8 moves of B2B process specifically engineered for manufacturers across the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region. Please contact Alex Cairns – Managing Director on 07763 247252 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your complex marketing challenges and book in your Marketing Health Check.
Anthesis - ERP Software
Established in 2009, Anthesis Ltd is a rapidly growing UK-based company specialising in ERP software and services to customers in over 25 countries. As a Gold Channel Partner for Infor and IFS, two leading ERP Software companies, Anthesis sells, implements, and supports the software. With a team of more than 150 experts providing over 20,000 days of technical and functional consultancy each year, Anthesis helps businesses release the value of their Enterprise Applications.
McTear Williams and Wood - Business Rescue and Insolvency Practitioners
McTear Williams & Wood was formed in 2000 by Andrew McTear, Chris Williams and David Wood. Andrew and Chris had previously worked in the corporate recovery department of a so-called ‘Big Four’ accountancy firm. When it pulled out of the insolvency market in East Anglia they saw a gap in the market for quality business rescue and insolvency services for SME businesses in East Anglia and set about trying to fill that.
Today McTear Williams & Wood is one of the largest regional independent business rescue and insolvency practices in the UK providing clients and professional advisors with comprehensive business rescue and insolvency services employing a team of six insolvency appointment takers and over 50 staff working from offices across South East England in Cambridge, Colchester, Ipswich, London, Norwich and Peterborough.
To discuss business rescue, business insolvency or any other insolvency issues in confidence, please contact Robin Meynell of McTear Williams & Wood on 07939 930769 or email email@example.com
Boldfield Computing is now part of the Croft Group
Croft delivers next generation technology and managed services for business of all sizes. We allow you to streamline and unify IT, communications, and mobile solutions. This leads to optimal efficiency with an integrated system which is fully supported by our expert team. We work with small and medium enterprises, blue chip corporates, charities, and public sector organisations across the UK.
Service is provided via a network of regional offices keeping us close to our clients.
equipal - Asset Finance
The equipal®️ leasing marketplace enables manufacturers to effortlessly lease equipment from more than 60 equipment vendors. Backed by institutional investors across Europe, the platform allows for fast, frictionless, fully digital, and affordable asset finance from just 4% fixed rate/ 7.5% APR.
equipal have been backed by Innovate UK, Techstars and Barclays and has been engineered to save you time, hassle and money.
Source, finance and manage your equipment on one platform with equipal.
Please contact Eamonn McMahon – Managing Director mobile No 07947 540798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any assistance
SMS Technology has emerged as a pioneering force in the realm of operational efficiency which is fully customisable as we know every business is different. Its operating system has transformed the public and private sectors, empowering organizations to track key performance indicators and replace cumbersome paper documentation with a digital solution.
The manufacturing sector heavily relies on efficient processes to meet production targets and ensure quality control. Compliance is also a key area for the manufacturing sector to demonstrate with SMS Technology we enable full traceability, audit scheduling and corrective actions, this has emerged as a valuable asset by providing real-time visibility into manufacturing operations. SMS Technology helps manufacturers enhance productivity, reduce downtime, and make informed decisions for process optimization.
Please contact Peter Williams on 07944935191 or on his email email@example.com for more information.