Our Services

Our primary focus is to support and improve the manufacturing sector through training, education, and onsite support. From courses for new team leaders on the shop floor to elite programmes for the people at the top of their profession, we have something for everyone.

Our approach hinges on education, ensuring you can sustain every change we help to introduce. Our practitioners have all worked in manufacturing at senior levels and their experience can help transform your business.

  • Promoting the Sector

    The Manufacturing Institute is committed to getting as many people excited about manufacturing as possible. Our revelled Make It Campaign encourages the crowd to step inside the industry, opening their eyes to the possibilities of a career in manufacturing.

  • Education & Training

    Our world-class education and training are carried out by manufacturers for manufacturers. With over 20 years of expertise in bringing lessons from the factory floor to the classroom.

  • Shingo Deployment

    Our involvement in this prestigious award has gathered pace in recent years as the number of companies seeking recognition or assessment against the global Shingo standard has increased.

  • Events & Workshops

    Opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders and network with like-minded professionals.


    Over 70,000 Students, Schools and Businesses inspired since 2006.


    High impact courses delivered by manufacturers for manufacturers.


    Europes leading provider of education and support services for businesses wanting to deploy the Shingo Model.


    Opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders and network with like-minded professionals.

The Manufacturing Institute

We have a proven track record of helping manufacturing businesses make significant and lasting improvements to their businesses through education, training and onsite support services. 

​​We are able to do this because we have a wealth of manufacturing expertise gained from working with and listening to thousands of companies. All of our practitioners are manufacturing professionals who have in-depth knowledge and experience of implementing operational effectiveness to world-class standards. Our approach is to transfer this knowledge and capability to our clients.

We understand your challenges and opportunities.

Case Study: Operational Excellence Benchmark Assessment

Our specialist practitioners have completed Shingo benchmarking assessments at companies around the world and their latest project was at...