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Make UK is backing manufacturing to engineer a digital, global and green future.

Our dedicated Policy and Engagement team influence government policy to ensure the issues that matter to UK manufacturing are heard.  

We’re campaigning to ensure our sector can position ourselves as global leaders on world markets, make a digital future reality, lead the green revolution, and inspire the next generation of creators, makers and innovators. 

Our message to Government is clear, back UK manufacturing and support manufacturers to: 

  • boost productivity;
  • power economic growth; and 
  • deliver shared opportunity in every region of the UK.

We are influencing policy and driving change

2020 has been a year of challenges and profound changes. We've been working hard to make UK manufacturing’s voice count:

> Over 40 membership board meetings

> 150 political engagements

> 4,500 mentions in the media

> 1 million Twitter impressions


Our Campaigns

Make it Global

Minimising the risks of leaving the EU, maximising growth and opportunities through global trade.

With a rapidly changing trading environment manufacturers are expanding their global ambitions. By seeking new markets and developing new export strategies they are positioning themselves as global leaders.


Make it Smart

Delivering a digital future through the smart use of tech and data. 

Manufacturers are redesigning workplaces to incorporate new technology. They are using smart data and insights to drive efficiency through digitalisation. Manufacturers are making the digital future a reality.


Make it Green

Leading the UK’s green revolution and building a sustainable future.

UK manufacturers are committed to building a sustainable future and laying their part in the transition to net zero. From improving process efficiency to designing environmental technology, manufacturers’ are leading the UK’s green revolution.


Future Makers

Growing and retaining talent, inspiring the next generation. 

Manufacturers are up-skilling and retraining their existing workforces to take advantage of technological change, whilst building the workforces of the future, inspiring the next generation of creators, makers and innovators.


Gathering Manufacturing Intelligence

Complete our latest surveys and feed into our economic analysis of UK manufacturing, including sub-sector breakdowns, forecasts and wider policy work.


Become a member

We give our members a voice and enable manufacturers to connect, share and solve problems together. Our members meet like-minded others, facing the same issues. They gain insight, support and meet new suppliers.

We are #BackingManufacturing

Make sure you are following the team on Twitter @MakeUKCampaigns for all the latest insights.