An Information Hub and Forum for Collaboration

Dorset is home to a diverse and thriving engineering and manufacturing community of over 2,000 companies employing 25,000 people, providing a quarter of Dorset’s apprenticeships and contributing £1.4B to our local economy*

The Cluster supports engineering and manufacturing in Dorset, creates opportunities to collaborate, create and innovate with each other, industry partners, schools and universities.

*reference source of stats

  • Helping to raise the profile of the engineering and manufacturing sector.and the work of companies within Dorset, in particular to drive productivity and growth.
  • Developing supply chain opportunities in order to increase market share.
  • Providing an opportunity to network and collaborate through a program of events and workshops.
  • Supporting solutions to underpin workforce development, skills, training and apprentice schemes.
  • Identifying ways of working with education providers and research organisations to drive innovation.
  • Provide information on access to business support, market intelligence, finance and funding.

STRATEGIC SECTORS WE REPRESENT INCLUDE:

Aerospace

Composites

Defence

Electronic Engineering

General Engineering

Environmental

General Manufacturing

Marine

Food & Drink

ENGINEERING OR
MANUFACTURING
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Find out more about the Cluster and the work we do.

Dorset EMC