Sheffield, often called the ‘Steel City,’ has a justified reputation for being at the forefront of world progress in specialist metals production and metals processing technology. World-class modern advanced manufacturing facilities are based in the region; and innovation, product design and high-quality technology provides added value, allowing companies in the Sheffield City Region to compete in global markets.
The advanced technologies and techniques enable to serve manufacturing supply chains in sectors as diverse as oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, defence, medical technologies, low carbon energy, offshore wind and civil nuclear sectors.
Other important sectors in the Sheffield City Region include the creative, media & digital industries – including an e-learning cluster, giftware, construction, engineering, services industries, leisure, sport & tourism to name a few.
As a region, South Yorkshire boasts a number of companies who are winners of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, in categories such as Innovation, Sustainable Development and International Trade, and the ‘Made in Sheffield’ trademark is recognised throughout the world as a sign of origin and quality and now incorporates a number of technology companies as the landscape of important sectors in the region diversifies.