Associate Members

31 August 2016

To network with other Members or get assistance from our Associate Membership you can call The Manufacturers' Network on 0800 353 2540 or on email at

Our Associate Membership includes a wide range of specialists, consultants and service providers who can assist Members with:

Management and Human Resources

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Conflict Resolution & Mediation
  • Employee and Immigrant
  • Settlement Management,
  • Leadership & Team Training
  • Temporary Staff Employment
  • Law Change Management
  • Training Analysis
  • ERP, MRP Solutions


Manufacturing Efficiency

  • Lean Manufacturing Programmes
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Competitive and Agile Manufacturing
  • Factory and Plant Efficiency & Utilisation
  • Supply Chain Management & Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Kanban, Production Planning & Scheduling
  • Maintenance and Asset Management
  • QC, QS and TQM Industrial
  • Automation & Controla

Business Governance

  • Risk Management
  • Business Sales & Valuation
  • Strategic Development
  • Business Coaching
  • Company Boards
  • Business and Technology Planning


Marketing and PR

  • Advertising and Branding
  • Market Research and Marketing
  • Export Marketing
  • Communications and PR Strategic Pricing



  • Accounting, Payroll and Tax
  • Debt Collection
  • FOREX and Banking
  • Investment Capital
  • Insurance Services


Product Design and Development

  • Research and Development Services
  • Product and Prototype Development
  • New Product Design
  • Process Engineering Analysis,CAD and FEA


Safety and Compliance

  • Security Advice, Internal & External
  • Drug Testing and Policy
  • Health and Safety Systems & Training
  • Energy, Water & Waste Auditing


Intellectual Property

  • Knowledge & Information Management
  • Intellectual Property
  • Risk Assessment and Commercialisation
  • Intellectual Property Patent Registration


Information Technology

  • IT Systems – Design & Implementation
  • Website and Software Development
  • Web Content Creation


Import and Export

  • Certificates of Origin
  • Customs, Logistics and International Freight
  • Forwarding Services, Including Part Container Services
  • International Travel


We facilitate relationships and transactions between manufacturers and exporters free of charge. Where the Association facilitates a transaction with Associate Members a standard charge, or referral fee applies. This is invoiced to the Associate Member providing the service. These fees vary between Associates and is constructed to be less than the usual marketing overhead recovery component of an Associate’s pricing.