Case Studies from March 2015

UKTI helps BCS Autobox research and establish a presence in Japan

BCS-Autobox provides machines for making cardboard boxes and cartons, with export sales now accounting for 80% of their turnover. Despite their success, the company had been unable to secure business in Japan. It was only when Managing Director Barry Tabor was contacted by Anton Rudgalvis, an International Trade Adviser working for UKTI, that their strategy began to take shape.

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Britain's Best Kept Secret - What UKTI Did For Us

Watch a host of UK companies talk about how they were able to grow their businesses through exporting their products or services overseas with the help and support of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

UK Export Finance: JCB video case study

Robert Winter, Director of Financial Solutions at JCB, describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) provided the insurance, and the confidence, JCB needed to build its business in a new and challenging market.

Export Marketing Research Scheme helps PMA plan for China

PMA joined the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Passport to Export programme for new and inexperienced exporters, and learned about the Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS). The EMRS is a UKTI Scheme providing professional advice and funding to help businesses understand the dynamics of a potential overseas market before creating an appropriate strategy for launching in this market.

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UK Export Finance: BDP video case study

Heather Wells is Group Finance Director of BDP, a global design practice providing expert architectural, design and engineering services. In this video, Heather describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) helped lay the foundations for their global growth.

Expansion with Derby Enterprise Growth Fund Support

An infrastructure engineering company with a sizeable rail division, has expanded its UK operations by opening an office in Derby. The company’s growth has been supported by the city’s inward investment company Marketing Derby and a grant from Derby City Council through the Derby Enterprise Growth Fund.

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DEGF Grant Secures Expansion

A South Derbyshire company is recruiting further skilled crafts people to join its workforce as part of an expansion programme supported by an £180,000 grant from Derby Enterprise Growth Fund (DEGF).

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