23.05.13 Labels4Kids wins busines via the web
UKTI’s Export Communications Review provided Labels4Kids with a plan for an improved website with international impact
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has helped a Gloucestershire games inventor to secure a number of lucrative contracts Down Under.
A Westcountry based designer and manufacturer of slings for the healthcare industry is celebrating a big increase in export orders following help from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).
21.05.13 Being Nosey in China
UKTI's Export Marketing Research Scheme helps 4fx Healthcare increase its international sales.
21.05.13 Powering up
With the help of UK Trade & Investment, a seminar by global consulting firm, Parsons Brinckerhoff, in Nairobi, Kenya raised the firm’s profile and strengthened its reputation with local stakeholders.
A London design and software firm has won a three-year contract worth almost £400,000 ($4.8m HKD) to design and deliver the website for one of the world’s biggest cultural developments with help and support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
UK Trade and Investment in Guangzhou supported Chelsea Football Club’s contract signing with Guangzhou R&F Football Club to opening a football school in Meizhou, Guangdong province, China.
A Hampshire professor has been named as a top '1000 Talent' by the Chinese Government, it has been announced during a visit by Lewis Scott, Regional Director for UKTI South East, during UKTI's Export Week-High Growth Markets.
14.05.13 Laying foundations
Having helped Morphun to find distributors for its educational products in several markets, UK Trade & Investment arranged meetings for the company during the Gulf Educational Supplies & Solutions Show in Dubai.
Two cities in China are set to be based on Milton Keynes, after a local firm announced a design contract worth half a million pounds, following initial help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) South East.
10.05.13 Lifting exports to Germany
Contact Attachments used the Export Communications Review to review their website and develop a strong customer base in Germany
An education specialist company whose online maths aid is helping educate pupils across Thailand - thanks to help from UKTI - is urging others to tie up success in this high-growth market.
With the help of the Export Marketing Research Service, First Ascent have doubled the size of their export business, and won prizes for the quality of the service they provide in India
UKTI has helped Julia Damassa’s one-woman business Story Shapes to export to the far corners of the world, working in schools in Nigeria and India. Now approaching her fifth year in business, Julia’s company has ambition aplenty - to transform education as we know it.
30.04.13 A berry good communications strategy
Hargreaves Plants used UKTI’s Export Communications Review to radically update their online presence and build a social media following
25.04.13 Going from strength to strength
Continuing support from UK Trade & Investment’s in-country teams and Defence & Security Organisation has helped Essex-based company Hidden Technology to increase its international profile and secure millions of pounds of export business.
25.04.13 Playing the global game
Thanks to support from UK Trade & Investment, Australian company Tinyme has enjoyed a quick and smooth launch in the West Midlands.
25.04.13 Secure, interoperable communications
Start-up communications company, ARL Comms, has created the Emergency Area Radio Link (EARL), an interoperable, rapidly deployable and cost effective communications system for sharing intelligence and collaborating during emergency situations.
24.04.13 Presenting to Mexico
Joining a UK Trade & Investment Trade Mission to Mexico gave UK company Dalebrook the opportunity to make and cement business connections that resulted in £90,000 worth of new business
UKTI's the Export Marketing Research Scheme helps international sales and finance film company Bankside effectively research the US market and determine an appropriate business strategy.
UKTI’s Export Communications Review provided food manufacturer Sharpham Park with a means to communicate with export enquirers and maintain relationships
18.04.13 Thinking a step ahead
UKTI’s Export Communications Review helped experienced exporters P3 Medical Limited focus on their goals and provided them with a specific and clear communications plan
Salford University's deal to run a film making study tour for LSPR students grew out of UKTI North West’s mission to Indonesia in 2010 when UKTI staff made contact with LSPR Jakarta and established their interest in working with UK universities.
16.04.13 IT investment
BT recently opened its global shared service facility in Malaysia with UKTI playing a significant role in supporting BT and helping with publicity.
16.04.13 A strong handle on the future
UKTI’s Export Communications Review provided Liam and Carol Carey of Merlin Glass with the tools to implement a world class website and app, which is paying dividends
08.04.13 Fashion forward
Debenhams opened its third store in Malaysia in November.
UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) East Midlands' finance adviser has helped over 100 local companies overcome the barriers to export finance and insurance since taking up the new post almost a year ago.
08.04.13 Crossing the pond
Energy efficiency – called the “hidden fuel” by the International Energy Agency – has been getting a lot of attention lately as a top low carbon priority.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released two reports on the potential of harnessing energy from wave and tidal resources in U.S. waters.
Consultants Working Week take British Retailers and Brands overseas and assist Eastern European Retailers and Brands to develop and establish over here. Meeting new prospects through UKTI’s introductory service has been a significant factor in their development and success.
08.04.13 Profits in potholes
UKTI helps Tamworth based Instarmac expand into Malaysian market.
Ibonhart’s bread packaging and slicing machinery has revived its fortunes in Russia and grown its share in surrounding markets too, with help from the Export Marketing Research Scheme
Regular make up isn’t always effective at covering the discolouration that results from skin trauma caused by incidents such as fire, assault, chemical and firework injuries. But a cover cream range created by UK company Varama provides tailor-made coverage to suit every skin tone.
04.04.13 Smoothing the way for Asian success
Richard Freeman, managing director of Zeeko, a Leicestershire-based advanced engineering firm shares his insights into doing business in Asia..
A Westcountry company that designs and produces products to encourage wildlife is finding valuable new overseas markets for its goods.
It’s not hard to understand why the annual UKTI fashion mission to Japan is over-subscribed year after year. With London retaining its ‘fashionable capital of the world’ title and Japan’s hunger for western styles, Japan and the UK are made for each other.
22.03.13 A material world
Advice and networking help from UK Trade & Investment enabled outdoor fabric specialists Marina Mill to find a distributor in the Italian super-yacht market.
22.03.13 Clear the air
UKTI’s knowledge of the Russian market and its networking skills helped mechanical filter makers Filtermist find a distributor for its range of industrial oil mist extractors.
22.03.13 Footsure takes first steps to export
A Gloucester safety footwear business has taken its first steps into lucrative export markets, leading to major new orders and investment.
21.03.13 Coasting into Europe
UK Trade & Investment helped Absolute Distributors with its UK expansion. The Australian company is now fulfilling orders from across the UK and Europe, from its new distribution centre in Southampton.
21.03.13 Building on Australasian Success
Britain consistently ranks as one of the world’s leading destinations for investment and Australian companies, like IP Payments, are increasingly looking to the UK to do business.
20.03.13 Facilitating facilities management
UK Trade & Investment has helped FSI (FM Solutions) select Connexxion as its Australian delivery partner, to support the company’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific market.
Having spent the past 27 years honing their skills helping emergency services to plan resources in the UK, a specialist Reading firm has now secured a contract to apply this knowledge to services in Canada.
19.03.13 Time to test the US waters
As the US dips a toe in the offshore wind market, it can learn a lot from an old friend on the other side of the pond.
A small Kent firm have clinched a lucrative order worth £230,000 for their mobile solar-powered product which will have an immediate impact on the lives of thousands of people in rural communities across Ghana, with help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
14.03.13 Journey of discovery
The construction industry has experienced hard times over the past few years, but B & K Structures has weathered the storm with profit increasing year on year. UKTI helped the company explore options for trading abroad
Export growth is brewing for a Northumberland drinks firm, Fentimans with the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
Find out how UKTI has helped IMS Research exhibit its market research and consultancy services at tradeshows across the world.
07.03.13 Life is sweet in Asia
Andy Jones, Export Manager at Chambers British Confectionery and Fine Foods, shares his experiences of taking traditional British confectionery to Asia and the lessons he’s learnt along the way
06.03.13 Sharpened for success in Singapore
Anne Wilson, managing director of Numill, a precision engineering company based in Sheffield, shares her story of exploring new opportunities in Singapore and her aspirations to grow business through exports to Asia.
A Darlington firm has shown it has the right chemistry for global growth after winning a string of new overseas orders with the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
25.02.13 Powering ahead in the Philippines
Simon Best, Group Managing Director of STI International, tells the story of how this Hampshire-based contract electronics manufacturer has gained a foothold in Asia and established a manufacturing plant in the Philippines.
A Birmingham-based record label and artists’ management company has been impressing the music industry state-side with support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
When Swiss company Zuhlke came to its next wave of expansion in the UK, UK Trade & Investment helped pave the way to success by informing on new visa regulations for highly qualified software engineers from non-EU countries.
21.02.13 Connecting business
UBM is Asia’s leading exhibition organiser. To ensure it retains this position it has recently set up five new offices: in Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines and two in Vietnam.
Devon-based Dartington Crystal is expanding its operations following a successful export drive in China and South Korea.
15.02.13 Building business in China
PRP Architects (PRP) was set up in London in 1963, and has since grown to become the sixth largest architectural practice in the UK.
UKTI’s Export Marketing Research Scheme helped the company to enter the US market, with dramatic results
A Gateshead firm specialising in home and lifestyle adaptations for people with disabilities is awash with success in China after launching an office in Shanghai.
12.02.13 Designs on China
Geoff McCormick, Director of Alloy, a Surrey-based design and innovation consultancy, shares his insights into doing business in China and how the market has changed over the last decade.
Software specialist Rockshore, has won a six-figure contract to partner US telecommunication giants, AT&T, with help and support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
07.02.13 A breath of fresh air in Asia
John Jones, managing director of Caernarfon-based PPM Technology Ltd, has been doing business in Asia for over a decade. Here he shares his insights and experiences of managing distributors in China.
06.02.13 On track to safer railways worldwide
The secret to export success in the rail sector is, appropriately enough, making connections. UKTI helped rail defect detection specialist, Sperry Rail, to find contacts in Europe, and to get face to face with prospects at overseas exhibitions
UKTI has helped Stephen Clark’s business, Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd, reach out to global markets. With health and safety rising up the agenda in countries around the world, the company’s evacuation equipment is producing healthy export sales.
30.01.13 Protecting assets in Asia
Stuart Adams, Partner at Rouse & Co International LLP, a specialist IP business, has been representing international clients in Asia for the last 19 years.
UKTI South West helps air traffic management consultancy Think Research develop its business overseas.
24.01.13 A Whizz in Thailand
Richard Marett, co-founder and CEO of Whizz Education tells us how his company this year will see its award-winning online tutoring and digital education products used in schools across Thailand.
23.01.13 Sellers Engineering
In 2009, Sellers Engineering started working with UK Trade & Investment to grow its export business.
23.01.13 Passport to success
The powerful combination of dogged determination, expert advice from UKTI and an exporting kick start from the Passport to Export programme has led Nottinghamshire based Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies from strength to strength.
Flextraction’s export sales have gone from zero to 15 per cent of turnover since the company began working with UKTI. The Leicestershire manufacturer’s dust and fume extractors are installed in workplaces in France and Germany
21.01.13 Shaping the future in Asia
Peter Dickin, Marketing Manager from six-time Queen’s Award winning Birmingham-based Delcam shares his insights for success in Asia
18.01.13 Soaring to new heights
Assistance by the UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) led FB Heliservices to secure a major contract training aircrews in the Albanian military.
18.01.13 Badge maker takes on Europe
Since taking over Enterprise Products five years ago, husband and wife team Andrew and Philippa Vear have doubled the company’s turnover. With the help of UKTI, their ambition is to build sales of their badge-making products across Europe.
15.01.13 Doing the Wright thing in Asia
Mark Nodder, Group Managing Director of Wrights Group Ltd., tells the story of how Asia is really driving business for the Ballymena based company.
The Export Communications Review helped Marc Ward’s company Jamm Products step out of their comfort zone and achieve recognition and orders overseas
10.01.13 Booming business in India
UK Trade & Investment’s introductions to businesses in India have helped TVS to sign on new clients and establish two new and thriving offices
10.01.13 Facilitating facilities management
UK Trade & Investment has helped FSI (FM Solutions) select Connexxion as its Australian delivery partner, to support the company’s expansion into the Asia-Pacific market
UKTI have helped Dr Nik Kotecha’s pharmaceutical business to more than double its overseas sales in the past six years. Working with UKTI, he has won and delivered large tenders and widened his knowledge of overseas markets.
A Wearside firm specialising in water storing polymer technology and applications for the environmental protection and horticulture industries has been sowing the seeds for export growth with the help of UKTI.
07.01.13 The perfect mix
UKTI has coordinated much of Statiflo International’s ambitious expansion plans across several continents. When the company needed a new distributor in Italy, UKTI streamlined the process.
03.01.13 Setting up in South Africa
UK Trade & Investment’s networking functions helped ACO International meet relevant contacts as it established its new South African headquarters.
The Loake family began their exporting journey in 1914, manufacturing boots for the British and Russian Armies. Today, with support from UKTI, Loake shoes are export all over the world.
UKTI has helped Simon Palfreyman’s small family business, Mohdoh, to expand sales and showcase products globally. From an idea that began on a kitchen table with a few friends as customers, the business now makes 95 per cent of its sales overseas.
A Tyneside creative marketing agency has taken up the global growth challenge with the help of UKTI and has already won more than £100,000 of new business.
17.12.12 Sizzling in South East Asia
With his premier sausage range flying off the shelves across Asia, Charles Baughan, Managing Director of Devon-based Westaway Sausages shares his insights into doing business in Asia and tells how they became the first European importer of Meat Products to Japan for 50 years!
12.12.12 A headstart for a bright future
Mark Butcher’s business has gone from strength to strength worldwide since he enlisted the help of the Export Marketing Research Scheme
11.12.12 All that glitters…
Sam Ubhi has been producing edgy yet classic jewellery for 25 years. Trade shows have always played a major role in making sure that international buyers are familiar with the company’s products.
10.12.12 Home grown
UK Trade & Investment met only once with Kelly Edwards Skincare. More than 10 months later, UKTI remembered Kelly and her company when Singapore distributor Glamogirl was looking for fresh UK brands.
07.12.12 Warming up overseas
UKTI was able to forge a partnership between the Met Office and German energy systems company, Load & Energy Management, helping them to negotiate for a joint project in Germany.
04.12.12 Highland fashion
An invitation from UK Trade & Investment for Jaggy Nettle to join The Green Closet at Milan Fashion Week opened up a host of business contacts for the Scottish fashion company.
04.12.12 Say cheese!
UK Trade & Investment has helped cheese processor Prima Cheese find new customers and expand its business in the United Arab Emirates.
International Trade spells success for Haydock firm with $6 million order
30.11.12 Debugging Asia
James Leslie, Business Development Director of Conidia Bioscience based in Surrey tells us how the company has brought technology for the rapid testing of microbial contamination in fuel to Singapore and Malaysia, and is now developing wider business across South East Asia.
With the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the University of Nottingham has now established a branch office in Ghana, their first in Africa.
A pioneering bike share company based in Newcastle is pedalling its way to export growth with the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
26.11.12 Making connections
Joining a UKTI trade mission to the United Nations and International Red Cross in Geneva gave Cargo Link Express the opportunity to make connections that have already brought in new business.
Creative communications studio Knifedge is to open a new office in Shanghai in January 2013, following a series of successful trade missions to China, organised by the IVCA and UKTI.
Rabobank and UKTI were able to support Van Werven’s international expansion plans by helping them to find investment opportunities in the UK and access to the right networks.
16.11.12 Setting up in Singapore
Craig Watson, Strategy Director at fst, a Buckinghamshire-based creative agency tells us about setting up an office in Singapore, and what he’s learnt along the way.
15.11.12 Securing a stable future
How surveillance solutions company, Tellemachus working in partnership with UK Trade & Investment Yorkshire and the British Embassies meet key contacts and resellers in Europe and Asia
15.11.12 Affordable luxury
Support from UK Trade & Investment has helped Turkish company YDS to position itself appropriately to win contracts with the Ministry of Defence.
15.11.12 Export sales in bloom
Sunflower Medical Furniture approached UKTI Yorkshire to find new customers and expand their global reach on the world’s stage. Since then, their products are now being sold to the Middle East, Hong Kong, Singapore, Nigeria and Ghana.
15.11.12 SHE knows where it’s at!
Safety Health & Environment company develops overseas business in Oman & Dubai. With help from UKTI Yorkshire, the company has bid for a £4million contract in Oman and has grown the export capacity of the business.
14.11.12 Venturing abroad
York based business simulation software teaching resource, SimVenture grow its business internationally to tap into huge global customer base in Mexico. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, they are now looking to develop new business in India.
14.11.12 Trading fairly overseas
Fairtrade and organic cotton based clothing company in Settle, achieve international success whilst staying true to the Piccalilly Way. UK Trade & Investment’s Passport to Export develops significant business increase overseas.
08.11.12 Vapour Trail
Market advice and networking help from UK Trade & Investment has helped steam engineering company Spirax Sarco to expand its operations in Mexico
UKTI’s Export Marketing Research Scheme helped the company to plan, and capitalise on, Japanese success
A Cambridge company has signed a new deal which will see its sound classification technology used to enhance an American security management system.
02.11.12 Trail blazers
SME designs trailer to take one in four trucks off the roads globally, reducing carbon emissions by 400 tonnes per truck per year. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, the company are now looking to expand their business into Europe.
02.11.12 Scientific approach
How with help from UKTI Yorkshire, Scientific Laboratory Supplies are taking a strategic role in identifying market entry strategies and suitable business opportunities overseas.
02.11.12 Finding the right people
UKTI flag ship programme helps develop West Yorkshire company’s export strategy to compete on the world stage and find the right people. New to international trade, Raskelf work with UKTI Yorkshire to develop its overseas growth in Germany.
01.11.12 Boosted Education
If you’ve ever had the good fortune to visit one of the UK’s interactive and family-friendly science centres, chances are, you might well have found Boosted Education to have played a part behind the scenes.
31.10.12 A New Era in aquatic food
How working with UKTI Yorkshire, New Era Aquaculture Ltd develop a strategy for export by attending UKTI Flagship Passport to Export Programme
29.10.12 Urban Front US Sales
Urban Front Ltd, British Designer & Manufacturerof Contemporary Steel Reinforced Doors, Announces US Sales Representation & New ‘c Range’
26.10.12 Saying cheese in Korea
Tim Harrap has extensive knowledge of doing business in Asia and now as recently appointed Head of Collaboration at Alvis Bros. Ltd, he shares his experience of growing cheese sales in Korea.
Find out how Yorkshire company Doll Haircare have used UK Trade & Investment Services to develop their export sales.
24.10.12 Powering through
How International Trade has allowed YorPower to expand its international business aspirations in over 60 countries worldwide.
18.10.12 It’s in the bag!
Former ecologist Beth Williams set up Turtle Bags in 2004 to raise awareness of and supply alternatives to plastic bags. The company has a range of string bags, laptop bags and shopping trolleys made from recycled cement bags and bicycle inner tubes that it sells in shops like Marks & Spencer.
18.10.12 Forging the way in Data Forensics
MD5, specialists in computer and mobile phone forensics contacted UKTI Yorkshire to help find the right contacts overseas.
18.10.12 A Platform for Growth
With support from UKTI Yorkshire and its Passport to Export programme, Read how IPI have won a 5 year investment worth £10 million.
A Durham firm specialising in pressure analysis for the oil and gas industry is tapping into overseas markets in a bid to secure global growth with the help of UKTI.
11.10.12 Italian introductions
UK Trade & Investment’s Overseas Market Introduction Service has been a key component of Utility Partnership Limited’s strategy as it has established itself in Italy.
09.10.12 The future’s here
Guildford-based IDBS has, since 1989, been developing and supplying data processing and management software. The company’s software can manipulate the huge datasets generated by research and development studies.
08.10.12 Checking in for Global Success
Aviation security manufacturer, Quadratica increases profitability through export, with help from UK Trade & Investment support in Yorkshire.
08.10.12 Building a market overseas
Hull based performance engineering company, ZCars expands its global horizons after lacklustre UK market. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, ZCars now has a strategy for global growth and 70% of their turnover comes from international orders.
05.10.12 Mining New Markets
UK Trade & Investment helped UK company DavyMarkham Ltd to find an agent for its mining equipment in Peru and Bolivia, and later supported its entry into Mexico’s growing mining sector
05.10.12 Poppy's adventures continue overseas
A North East clothing manufacturer, which bases its designs around a little girl and her adventures, has sent her overseas to explore new export markets with the help of UKTI.
04.10.12 Growing global
UKTI helped Indian company Elecon Engineering to develop its overseas operations and build on 60 years’ of experience. The company has now set up its global headquarters in the UK.
02.10.12 Protecting Hong Kong
Thanks to introductions and support from UK Trade & Investment’s Defence & Security Organisation (UKTI DSO), advanced surveillance provider Digital Barriers is expanding on its relationships and presence in Hong Kong.
25.09.12 Setting the standard
Networking opportunities from UK Trade & Investment helped accountancy membership body ICAEW add Mexico to the 160-strong list of countries it operates in
25.09.12 Welcome to Japan from Sue Kinoshita
A personal message from Sue Kinoshita, Marketing Director, UKTI Japan
19.09.12 Outstanding in Outsourcing
UK Trade & Investment invited UK-based outsourcing company Xchanging Plc to join a high profile trade mission to India. As a result, the company has expanded operations in an Indian Special Economic Zone.
19.09.12 Holding back Asian flood waters
Patricia Freshwater, commercial director of Global Flood Defence Systems (GDFS) shares her insights into setting up a distribution network to meet demand for its flood protection products in Asia.
14.09.12 Investigating India
A UK Trade & Investment Trade Mission to India gave market-leading IT Training solutions provider Doulos the information and contacts it needed to break into the market there.
14.09.12 Environmentally-responsible plastics
With support from UKTI, environmental technologies company Symphony Environmental Ltd has strengthened its presence in Mexico, attracting increased interest for its products from across Mexico and Latin America.
A music organisation, which put on its first ever event in Salford, is now bringing together independent music practitioners worldwide, from Nepal to Uganda.
Mansfield’s M4 Management has landed a lucrative consultancy contract, worth around £2.5m, to help make the Polish Ministry of Justice more efficient, after help and support from UK Trade & Investment
A County Durham firm is celebrating winning a brace of awards for its innovative products and approach to exporting.
10.09.12 Detangling the Asia market
Shaun Pulfrey, inventor of Tangle Teezer, shares his secrets for doing business in Asia and tells how home-shopping channels have generated an explosion of sales in Taiwan and China
A Cheshire company, which designs and manufactures specialist generators for oil and gas extraction sites, is enjoying success overseas.
04.09.12 Pro² manoeuvres into India
Simon Poole, managing director of Kent-based Pro² tells the story of how his professional driver service company found its very first export market in India.
31.08.12 Opening doors
University of York company, the Training Gateway promotes UK Higher Education sector through export. With help from UKTI Yorkshire and its overseas network, the Training Gateway saves time and money to identify overseas key players.
31.08.12 Wasting no time
From start up to £3 million turnover in just 10 months. A West Yorkshire Waste Management company is seizing global opportunities in China with help from UKTI Yorkshire.
31.08.12 Primed for export
Higher Education company based in York makes Saudi Arabia, prime market for overseas growth. Working with UKTI Yorkshire and its overseas network, Prime Education Consultancy develops international business strategy to win contracts overseas
31.08.12 Better prepared
After receiving an enquiry from Romania, South Yorkshire based company Ocurem Ltd embarked upon their first export order. With help from UKTI Yorkshire, Ocurem Ltd overcame challenges and obstacles to secure new business in market.
30.08.12 Tooled up for global success
How Numill Ltd a precision engineering company based in Sheffield, worked with UKTI to explore new export markets to grow their business.
30.08.12 Mission accomplished
Hessle based shipping, transport and distribution company, Neill & Brown Global Logistics experience new growth in Poland through regional Trade Mission. Working with the British Embassy Poland, the business aims to expend their export horizon.
30.08.12 Breathing new life
University of Bradford department, ICT Biosciences finds new business at UKTI partnering event. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, new cancer drug development programmes in France are supported by ICT Biosciences
A Bristol-based charity is finding new markets across the world for its specially developed sports wheelchairs and is hoping enthusiasm generated by the London Paralympics will bring even greater success.
29.08.12 Surviving and thriving
GSPK Circuits Ltd takes an international perspective to grow and prosper as the UK market remains static. With export growth now set to grow year on year, GSPK Circuits looks towards UKTI to help them expand in Germany.
A South London company who created pop-up cycle parking for thousands of Olympic spectators have increased international orders by two thirds this year.
24.08.12 A ‘crafty’ move to the US
Leeds-based SME takes advantage of huge craft and materials market in the United States. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, Craftwork Cards develops a strategy for global growth and finds largest distributor in the US to secure a major order.
24.08.12 Re-fitted for global success
West Yorkshire motorhome conversion company explores export and is now successfully trading overseas, working with UKTI Yorkshire and its overseas network.
An education resources company based in the South West is developing its presence in the lucrative Chinese market.
22.08.12 A small world
With networking help from UK Trade & Investment, socialenterprise BioRegional has started a collaboration with Mexican refrigeration giant Imbera.
22.08.12 A global ambition
Specialist technology kiosk software company based in Sheffield grows its overseas turnover from 0% to 50% in less 2 years. Working with UKTI Yorkshire, GWD Media have developed their export business in the UAE and USA.
A Westcountry inventor and entrepreneur is achieving success in export markets across the world with a helping hand from UKTI, despite having just set-up his business.
A Warwickshire IT company has secured £176,000 worth of business following a successful UK Trade & Investment funded visit to the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada.
China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC) was the first joint venture investment bank in China.
16.08.12 Athena Business Psychologists
In late 2011, Anjana Nathwani decided to devise a range of programmes that would help organisations to thrive by getting the best out of their staff. She set up Athena Business Psychologists, bringing together a team of business psychologists and human resources professionals.
14.08.12 Creating opportunities
Having spent years in fashion product development, Sarah Leslie knew that she had the skills to create artwork that people would want to buy. In 2006, she set up signarture and began to create an affordable and diverse range of collections.
14.08.12 Bridging the gap
Stockport-based WFEL and its range of rapidly-deployable bridges get traffic and people moving again when roads have been destroyed by military action or natural disasters.
10.08.12 Onshore outsourcing
Firstsource is an innovative provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) services, helping its clients to improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and achieve process improvements.
09.08.12 Flexible Medical Packaging Ltd
In late 2009, Lancashire-based Flexible Medical Packaging (FMP) decided to actively pursue overseas markets for a new range of sterile medical products that it was producing under the brand name Medicross Healthcare®
09.08.12 Eastern Electives
Working with UK Trade & Investment in Hyderabad, UK company Medco Global Exchange has made the connections it needed to set up its first Indian elective program for UK medical students
A growing Bristol firm is making major inroads into the world’s aerospace and automotive industries with a ground breaking optical laser device which measures the smallest of gaps, shapes and forms with incredible accuracy.
24.07.12 Expanding into Ethiopia
UK Trade & Investment’s backing helped UK-based Aeroservices Ltd secure a US$7 million contract with Ethiopian Airlines for engine lubricants.
19.07.12 The sky’s the limit
Cumbria-based company HiDef Aerial Surveying Ltd has developed super-high-definition video cameras that produce resolutions five times as clear as standard high definition (HD).
06.07.12 A sporting chance in Brazil
UKTI has helped design and management consulting firm AECOM to find new business in Brazil through introductions to new contacts in government and the private sector
04.07.12 Uncovering new business
Following introductions from UK Trade & Investment Defence Security Organisation, Forensic Telecommunications Services has developed close relationships with new clients in Hong Kong
A North East firm’s exports are charging ahead in its jubilee year with the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
29.06.12 Omega Diagnostics
Established in Scotland in 1987, Omega Diagnostics Ltd initially specialised in developing screening and confirmation tests for infectious diseases. The company’s products have been used in the fight against malaria, tuberculosis and dengue fever in the developing world.
29.06.12 On the fast track
With support from UK Trade & Investment, Balfour Beatty Rail has extended its reach in Australia, making new contacts and securing a pipeline of business opportunities.
26.06.12 Teesside firm tapping into Asia
Middlesbrough-based engineering company Plenary Project Solutions’ success in Asia contributes to growth of the North East's exports.
26.06.12 Vorsprung Durch Export
It’s not often that German efficiency and organisation needs improvement, but Northamptonshire based Dura have achieved award winning international success by doing just that, with help from UK Trade & Investment.
25.06.12 An Eagle Eye for Exports
Global sales soar for international project contractors Eagle Scientific, as they tackle some of the world’s most challenging markets with the help of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
25.06.12 Partner Middle East
With help from UKTI Yorkshire and its overseas network, North Yorkshire Management Consultancy firm finds perfect partner in Middle East.
21.06.12 Driven to succeed
When world-leading automotive driveline maker GKN Driveline decided to scale-up its operations in Mexico, UKTI helped it to make important new contacts.
How Nunwood Consulting increases it’s global presense with help from UKTI and its overseas network.
20.06.12 Smooth operators
Support from UK Trade & Investment has helped engineering company Stirling Dynamics to develop key relationships in India and secure its first order from within the Indian aerospace industry.
20.06.12 Lighting the way
Having received help and advice from UK Trade & Investment, Leicestershire-based company Foxton Global Sourcing has secured orders for its innovative, multi-functional torch, in the US, India and Europe.
14.06.12 Powering up in the UK
Winning the 2010 UK Market Entry competition run by UK Trade & Investment gave Australian company Rutherford Global Power a flying start in setting up its European headquarters in the UK.
13.06.12 Home from home
UK Trade & Investment helped The Old Station Nursery to identify investment opportunities in India, resulting in a partnership with atop local pre-school and day care chain in Hyderabad.
How UK Trade & Investment helped Essex company Pacepacker to develop their business overseas.
How UK Trade & Investment helped Basildon based company Envirocomms to develop their business overseas.
30.05.12 Anglian Meat Products
From the initial decision to exhibit at a European trade show to distribution in 28 countries around the world, Anglian Meat Products has made exports a fundamental and growing part of its business model
Exporting is the lion share of business for Royston-based Syrris. When they started exporting they were helped out by UKTI who worked with them to ensure that we could embrace the UKTI programmes appropriate to them.
30.05.12 Parasol Modular Systems
Market leaders are enjoying global success with the help of UKTI.
30.05.12 Full steam ahead
UKTI has helped Fulton Ltd to find a South African distributor to sell its steam boilers around southern Africa.
Software specialists Datawright break into China.
28.05.12 Colt Group Ltd
Colt Group taps the demand for sustainable building technologies in the Hong Kong and Singapore smoke control, performance louvre and solar shading markets
Enotrac’s multilingual workforce build its reputation for integrated transport solutions in Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Taipei and Singapore.
28.05.12 Paul Davis + Partners
Paul Davis + Partners (PDP) combines quality design and sound environmental principles in the Hong Kong and Tokyo architecture consultancy markets.
28.05.12 Immersive Education
Immersive Education invests in people to build on its recent European export successes and to turn towards Singapore’s e-learning market
Pearson to bring its “WriteToLearn” online automated essay and summary marking engine to the Singaporean government’s Future School @ Singapore project.
28.05.12 Serious Games Institute
The Serious Games Institute (SGI) partners with the Media Development Authority (MDA) in Singapore to develop of a new centre of excellence.
28.05.12 Novauris Technologies
Novauris’s Advanced Speech Recognition (ASR) technologies “smart enable” mobile phones and electronic devices in Hong Kong and Singapore
A Manchester plating firm is targeting sustained global growth after increasing export sales to a fifth of its total turnover.
25.05.12 Just Their Cup of Tea
An order from a prestigious new customer was the icing on the cake for fine bone china manufacturers Royal Crown Derby, following an English tea party at the British Embassy in Mexico supported by UK Trade & Investment.
24.05.12 On the Up Down Under
Derbyshire-based Soutron is primed to add Australian business to its books following the development of its new ground-breaking library system and bespoke research support fromUK Trade & Investment
24.05.12 Advice Pays Off
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) adds value to global payroll company.
24.05.12 Industrious in India
With UKTI’s advice and support India has became the emerging market of choice for UK aerospace company AeroDNA and expansion plans have exceeded expectations.
23.05.12 Well-disposed to Export
A specialist workshop, market research and a market visit to Estonia, all provided by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), helped Lincolnshire based disposal solutions company Ramco develop their route to market and generate leads across the Baltic States.
23.05.12 A soft landing
When Stakehill, designers of protective packing material, dunnage, wanted to regain its market foothold in Germany, UKT helped to find the right people.
Nottinghamshire based environmental and agricultural technology expert Dr. Bruce Knight is well on the way to maximising the yield from his business idea.
22.05.12 Creative Connections
The design community in Nottingham reap the benefits of a proactive and knowledgeable support network when looking to exhibit overseas.
22.05.12 In a Class of their Own
ILS English, which has been helping foreign professional trainees and students improve their English for more than 20 years, has secured Brazilian and Mexican connections following expert advice from UK Trade & Investment
22.05.12 Success by Design
The innovative, eco-friendly, creations of Nottingham based design firms took centre stage at a recent show in Paris, thanks to UKTI.
22.05.12 Lighting the Way for Export
An award winning engineering company tests international potential with the help of UK Trade & Investment.
UK Trade & Investment’s Passport to Export programme helped a Derbyshire based publishing house put its golf inspired fine art publications firmly on the international fairway
21.05.12 Unblocking International Success
A tried and tested exporting template of UK Trade & Investment services and specialist support from Medilink East Midlands has meant international success for an award winning Nottinghamshire healthcare company.
18.05.12 Sizing up security
Security giant G4S is expanding and strengthening its existing operations in Mexico, thanks to a successful collaboration with UK Trade & Investment.
With support from UK Trade & Investment, MintTwist has expanded its operations into the Middle East.
17.05.12 Weight to Go
Weight management company LighterLife is expanding its operation into France, after getting advice and information from UK Trade & Investment.
A Paddington based online education company has been recognised by the Queens Award for Enterprise for increasing overseas sales by 160 per cent with help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
Horse bedding specialists uses the Virtual Export Manager (VEM) initiative to focus on opportunities in the Gulf, particularly the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
CMA Group (Consulting) Ltd approached UKTI to help them develop an export strategy to expand their business into New Zealand, with help from the British Embassy overseas.
02.05.12 Business is booming in Brazil
West Yorkshire Creative & Digital Services Specialists, The Works Ltd expands operations in Brazil, with help from UKTI and its global network.
Strong consistent support from the British Ambassador and UKTI staff in Bulgaria help Melrose Resources develop their business.
26.01.12 No opportunity wasted in China
Alan Peel of UK company Altek shares his secrets and insights for business success in Asia.
26.01.12 Designs on India
Jacqueline Beckingham, Design Director of UK company Benoy, shares her secrets and insights for business success in India.
26.01.12 The power of talent in Vietnam
Paul Smith, executive chairman of UK company Harvey Nash Outsourcing, shares his secrets and insights for business success in Vietnam.
Simon Northrop of UK company M&C Energy Group, shares his secrets and insights for business success in Asia.
26.01.12 Reach for the stars
Mike Andrews, CFO of UK company Global Immersion, shares his secrets and insights for business success in Asia.
26.01.12 Fired Up in China
Richard Kaye, CEO of UK company Fired Up Corporation Ltd, shares his secrets and insights for business success in China
13.01.12 Steps to India
Robbie Swales, Director of Steps tells his story and shares his secrets of breaking into India
16.12.11 Full steam ahead in Asia
Paul Hussey, CEO from UK company Strix, shares his secrets and insights for business success in Asia
23.08.11 Marketing Magic
Through various support programmes, UK Trade & Investment is helping The Wand Company to bring its real life magic wand to consumers in Japan, Hong Kong and beyond.
21.06.11 Cheil Worldwide advertising
Having acquired a 49 per cent stake in Beattie McGuinness Bungay at the end of 2008, South Korean advertising agency Cheil Worldwide has since supported the London-based advertising agency in growing its global business.
13.05.11 Railway Industry Association (RIA)
The Railway Industry Association has worked closely with UK Trade & Investment for many years in fulfilling its role supporting and promoting the UK’s rail sector around the world.
09.05.11 Asyst International
Service desk and IT company Asyst International has successfully set up a UK base with help and support from UK Trade & Investment.
With support from UK Trade & Investment, French company Eurogiciel has recently opened an office near Bristol, UK, bringing it closer to major customer Airbus.
A new research centre in Wales is set to play a key part in the growth of international French IT company, Sword.
01.02.12 Ready, set, go!
Australian sports insurer Sportscover’s ongoing relationship with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has helped it grow its business in the UK, Europe and beyond