A&M EDM, Smethwick based precision engineers recently picked up the runners up award for Business Growth and Strategy in Make UK’s Midlands & East regional manufacturing awards.

A&M EDM manufacture precision components and tooling for aerospace, automotive and motorsport customers.

The company invested in research and development to design and manufacture its own rotary engine, generating £400,000 export sales in 2018.

A&M EDM’s Managing Director, Mark Wingfield said: "This award is a great achievement as it’s from the voice of UK Manufacturing and the Midlands & East is by far the largest region.

In 2018 our sales grew by 32% to over £6m, because of continuous capital investment, which has helped us create new jobs and double our workforce since 2013.”

Photo caption: Centre Mark Wingfield of A&M EDM receiving the award from Charlotte Horobin, Make UK Regional Director.