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It is the reputational quality, integrity and knowledge of our expert practitioners that differentiates our approach to educational training, coaching and consultancy.

With substantial backgrounds in manufacturing and engineering, this hands-on experience is underpinned by the latest manufacturing thinking and techniques, and compliments our ability to see and understand the needs of each individual, and every manufacturer we support.

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The Manufacturing Institute

Our purpose is to help you cause improvement - Est. 1994

About TMI™

Established in 1994, The Manufacturing Institute was founded by manufacturers for manufacturers in Trafford Park, Greater Manchester. Warmly respected with a reputation for delivering a high-quality training experience through impactful, manufacturing industry-recognised educational training courses.
Products include Six Sigma®, Lean Manufacturing, Team Leadership Development, Shingo® and an MSc in Manufacturing Leadership in partnership with Lancaster University. These proven training methods are strengthened by specialist tailored consultancy and delivered by experts who have a working backdrop and significant knowledge of manufacturing and engineering.
The Manufacturing Institute has a successful track record of delivering government-funded education and training contracts associated with leadership and operational excellence across the entire manufacturing sector.
Our purpose is to help you cause improvement.

TMI™ Today

To this day, our purpose remains the same, but over the years our approach has evolved to include both online and offline courses, post-graduate degrees and specialist consultancy.
We are advocates of training without travel, and the new normal requires that we provide a more versatile delivery for our courses – whether it's face to face, virtual, or a blend of both. As factories and people adjust, we are well-placed to meet your individual needs.
Our service is uniquely dynamic, we want you to succeed by providing an experience around these philosophies that is practical, original and inspirationally impactful because your success is the benchmark for our reputation.

The Growth Company

In 2017, The Manufacturing Institute became part of The Growth Company, an award winning social enterprise which helps to develop communities by boosting employment, skills, investment and enterprise.

We always invest
in our People!

As part of the wider Growth Company family, Investors in People have recognised we represent the very best in people management, wellbeing and individual success, making The Manufacturing Institute a great place to work.

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