Productivity 2020

Our Productivity 2020 programme is aimed at helping manufacturers to achieve an increase of at least 20% in their Productivity by 2020. 

Whether aiming to get more out of their existing people and processes or to invest in new processes, products, infrastructure or people, this programme is designed to enable manufacturers to identify, prioritise and implement productivity improvements that benefit their business specifically.

The Productivity 2020 programme offers manufacturers the opportunity to benefit from:


1. Workshops

Interactive events designed to share our productivity specialists insight into identifying, prioritising, and implementing, productivity improvements in manufacturing businesses.

Exchange best practice and learning with like-minded delegates and take away actionable plans that will help you unlock productivity improvements in your business.

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2. Focused business diagnostic

An on-site review carried out with one of our productivity specialists to help manufacturers:

  1. Define where in the business productivity can be improved
  2. Understand and measure where losses are currently occurring
  3. Identify priority areas in which to focus productivity improvements

Establish your business case for making productivity improvements in your business.

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3. Improvement

Benefit from the at-the-coal-face expertise of our productivity specialists as they work with you to ensure new ways of thinking and working are embedded into your teams. 

Our specialists hands-on, on-site, approach means that you physically implement, and be confident that you can sustain, the improvements identified for your business.

Contact us to speak to a productivity specialist




Funding available

The workshops, business review/diagnostic, and some in-company engagement may attract public sector funding for eligible business.

Contact us to check if you are eligible



This programme is being delivered in conjunction with SWMAS’ sister company Exelin, a dynamic business improvement and people development consultancy working with your teams to deliver results for your business. 


Next steps?

Engage with our productivity specialists to pinpoint where your efforts to improve productivity could best be focused in your business.

Contact the SWMAS team on or phone 0845 608 3838.

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