EMCON 2024

EMCON 2024 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Business Durham is the business support service for Durham County Council, helping to deliver more and better jobs and a strong competitive economy.

“We have the knowledge and experience to guide businesses of any shape, size, and age, with access to funding, premises, and an extensive network of partners who can add to our offer. We will tailor our support package to give you the best possible guidance and practical help for your business to thrive in County Durham.

Business Durham works closely with partners to encourage an enterprise culture, helping entrepreneurs to turn bright ideas into successful reality and students to develop enterprise skills to become our future business leaders.

We manage a business property portfolio and excel in finding suitable space for businesses to grow – commercial office space, modern laboratories, and industrial units.

Business Durham attracts capital and inward investment to the county and develops an innovative economy that enables companies to grow and flourish.

We build long-term relationships to foster sustainable business growth, raise economic aspirations, and make County Durham a great place to do business.”

B2B Injection Moulding Ltd is a privately owned company which manufactures customer specific thermo plastic injection moulded components and associated product assembly, which are supplied to companies across the UK and worldwide.

Although B2B Injection Moulding Ltd only set up in July 2019, the Staff, Management and Directors have vast years of experience in the plastics industry and in manufacturing.

The premises are located in Throckley, Tyne & Wear, only 2 minutes from the A69 and 5 minutes from the A1 giving easy access to all the road networks and major cities. B2B injection Moulding Ltd can help take an idea from conception to production, offering all the necessary support required.

B2B injection Moulding Ltd provide our customers with the following services:


  • Competitively priced moulded plastic products
  • Precision parts from 1 to 450g in almost any plastic material
  • A fast, reliable, friendly service aligned to customer needs
  • Short or long production runs on either an ongoing or temporary basis
  • Components from existing tooling transferred to us
  • New tooling procurement

Silver Sponsors

At SMS, our team comprises seasoned industry veterans, each boasting extensive experience in manufacturing and engineering. Our unique selling proposition stems from this wealth of expertise, setting us apart in the market. Carefully handpicked by industry experts, our staff ensures a collective knowledge base that consistently delivers unparalleled solutions and innovation.

At SMS, our vision is to redefine excellence in quality assurance. As a leading provider, we are committed to ensuring uncompromised quality across industries. Through innovative solutions and advanced methodologies, we strive to empower businesses, instilling confidence in their products and services while setting new benchmarks for industry standards.

Our commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in the integration of Lean principles across our comprehensive range of services. We strive to elevate not only product quality but also enhance overall efficiency and effectiveness of processes. Our approach transcends conventional boundaries, ensuring that our clients experience a seamless journey throughout the entire product life cycle.

As leading providers of industry specific, operational performance software, headquartered in Durham, UK, our mission is clear: to design and develop cutting-edge technology that drives real change by empowering you to become smarter, faster and greener.

Your Partner For Growth
Going above and beyond just software, we work with you to drive growth, solve business critical challenges and effortlessly manage your scaling demand.

Our Vision
To support global organisations in going paperless, improving operational area efficiency and productivity whilst helping you achieve 2030 zero emissions targets.

Expertise You Can Trust
With years of sector knowledge, our team is composed of experts in Quality, Health & Safety, and Operations, bringing a wealth of in-house experience to the table. By immersing ourselves in your challenges, we ensure a firsthand understanding that drives tangible results.

We’re leading the UK’s ambitious plans to grow manufacturing through digital technologies, innovation and skills.

Made Smarter was created following an industry-led review of how UK manufacturing industries can prosper through digital tools and innovation. This independent review was commissioned by UK Government and led by Professor Juergen Maier CBE, Co-Chair of Made Smarter.

The Review made 4 key recommendations:

LEADERSHIP – More ambitious, informed, and focused leadership for digitalisation. 
ADOPTION – More widespread adoption of technology across supply chains, especially amongst SME makers. We understand that adopting new technology can be daunting but we can support you throughout your journey to digitalisation. 
INNOVATION – Faster innovation and creation of new tech, new companies and value-streams. We have a mission: to build a digital innovation ecosystem that funds and supports UK innovators and manufacturers. 
SKILLS – Upskilling workforces and identifying future skills. We can support your organisation and workforce to get the very most from digital tools and help you begin your journey towards digitalisation. 

CMYK | Business Technology was founded in 1996 focused on delivering outstanding value to our clients. Our core principles drive our commitment to providing exceptional services. Our consultative approach to understanding the needs of our customers and our personalised solutions sets us apart.

Our focus is on establishing trust, providing added value, and forging long-lasting partnerships.

CMYK | Business Technology is a comprehensive managed solutions provider that specialises in Enterprise IT, VoIP, Connectivity, Mobile, Cloud Solutions, Managed Print Services, and specialised IT services. We combine cutting-edge technology with a strong emphasis on service, partnerships, and industry best practices to assist organisations in optimising operational efficiency gains across various sectors.

Our extensive list of clients is a testament to the effectiveness of this approach.

We cater to businesses and organisations of all sizes and across various industries, delivering comprehensive services, products and support.

CMYK’s infrastructure covers the entire United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Our exceptional service and support surpass customer expectations, thanks to our highly skilled and certified service teams. They are the foundation of our outstanding customer experience.

Bronze Sponsors

Cirrus Environmental Solutions Ltd is an independent privately owned multidisciplinary environmental and health and safety consultant.
Working in partnership with our clients, we offer innovative and cost effective monitoring and consultancy services designed to meet or exceed the specified requirements.

We ensure that you, as a client:

Comply with your statutory health, safety and environmental requirements
Minimise risk of prosecution from the HSE
Reduce risk of accidents or illness at work
Promote a healthy, ‘feel good’ working environment
Concentrate on the thing that that matters most to you, YOUR BUSINESS

Cirrus Environmental Solutions Ltd hold a competitive edge over many other environmental consultants.

Polymer Compounders Limited, is the UK’s leading thermoplastic compounder. Specialising in ABS, Polycarbonate, PC/ABS alloys, ASA and Notoxicom®.

Since our creation in 1993 Polymer Compounders Limited have progressively increased the product range it offers to now include ABS, Polycarbonate, PC/ABS alloys, ASA and other engineering thermoplastics.

Our versatile manufacturing plant allows us to offer tailored materials, as demanded by your application.

What really differentiates us is the service we offer to our customers; from rapid colour matching, outstanding technical support and first-class product quality through to flexibility on the quantity ordered and super-fast delivery from our production plant in Durham, UK.

Media Sponsors

We are thrilled to announce that Manufacturing Engineering Magazine and Engineers Insight will be our esteemed media sponsors for EMCON 2024! Their involvement is a testament to the significance of our event within the engineering and manufacturing community.


Manufacturing Engineering Magazine
Manufacturing Engineering Magazine is a leading publication that covers the latest trends, technologies, and innovations in the manufacturing industry. Their extensive reach and reputation for high-quality content make them an invaluable partner for EMCON 2024. With their support, we aim to bring even more attention to the incredible advancements and opportunities

Engineers Insight
Engineers Insight aim is to bridge the gap between Manufacturers and Engineers, allowing you to have access to our market at your fingertips. As a trusted source of industry news and knowledge, their sponsorship enhances the visibility of EMCON 2024, helping us connect with a broader audience and share the groundbreaking work being done in engineering and manufacturing.

These collaborations will ensure that this year’s event is highlighted across the industry, bringing even greater value to all participants.

We are excited about this partnership and look forward to the exceptional coverage and opportunities it will bring to EMCON 2024.



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Engineering & Manufacturing Network |  S7 Tanfield Lea Business Centre | Stanley | County Durham | DH9 9DB | Company no. 09485596