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PP Control & Automation is an award-winning provider of strategic outsourcing solutions to many of the most successful and respected machinery builders worldwide.

The PP C&A approach to manufacturing starts with understanding the ‘business pain’ that may be causing blockages to growth for machinery builders and OEMs, through anything from people and space to production lead times and supply chain disruptions. PP C&A alleviate those pains by building relationships, strategies and manufacturing solutions that break down barriers and unlock your growth potential.

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A trusted high performing manufacturer

Through a combination of its extensive engineering and production capabilities, PP C&A design an outsourcing solution that delivers based on a client’s very specific goals, alleviating pain points that are hindering growth. Such a solution could be module or assembly based, part or full machine build – whichever provides the optimum solution.

PP C&A… It’s how you successfully outsource your machine build

The outsourcing strategies devised by PP C&A are helping machine builders and OEMs to maximise manufacturing output, reduce lead times and time to market, mitigate risk, adapt to peaks and troughs in demand, and improve cash flow. The case studies shared here provide evidence based stories of true manufacturing collaboration, benefit, and growth.

Scott’s top 5 continuous improvement moments

Scott Ward can reflects on close to 10 years of involvement in the continuous improvement department and selects five of his personal favourite moments.

Reuters feature | Made in Britain: Broken supply lines drive manufacturing back home

After two years of global supply-chain disruption, and with dark clouds on the horizon, manufacturers around Britain’s second city of Birmingham say they are inundated with orders, helped by new and old domestic clients bringing some production back home.

Young engineers hit the headlines with Design & Make triumph

Three schools from the Black Country and Warwickshire have been crowned as the main winners at one of the biggest independent manufacturing-education events in the UK.

Making outsourcing easy: Q&A with Garry Myatt

Sales Director, Garry Myatt brings experience to the topic of outsourcing and shines a light on PP C&A’s uppermost pledge: Making outsourcing easy.

PP Control & Automation launches PP+ to help bridge ‘valley of death’

One of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialists is aiming to help domestic businesses cross the well-publicised ‘valley of death’.

PP stands for People Power

My name is Malcolm Condon and I am proud to be PP’s People Partner. This is my experience as an employee and my involvement in helping to drive mindful leadership and compassion in the workplace.

Disruption or Defence – A Strategic Choice

It’s important to understand the nuances of disruption if you’re to go on making the right strategic choices, and of course, making your mark with your product or innovation.

Sky News appearance with Garry Myatt proposing a positive outlook amidst the latest GDP figures

Sky News visited the facility today, on the morning that it broke the story of a shock contraction of 0.3% for UK economy in April, with a COVID crisis anomaly accountable for the downward trend.

UK Manufacturing Outlook 2022 feature | Supply: The universal problem

PP Control & Automation CEO, Tony Hague has contributed the the UK Manufacturing Outlook 2022 with his Supply: The universal problem feature.

UK Manufacturing TV Special Report

The latest edition of The Manufacturing Debates from ManufacturingTV came up with a series of proposals for creating a more resilient future for UK supply chains.

PP C&A marks ten year ‘outsourcing’ anniversary with new Winbro Group Technologies deal

One of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialists has signed a major new deal to support the development of the world’s most productive EDM drilling machine.

PP C&A boss urges UK manufacturers to make the most of a ‘once in a generation’ reshoring boom

De-risking supply chains, mitigating long lead times and ensuring security of supply are driving a major reshoring trend back to the UK according to a leading manufacturing boss.

Business Works Magazine feature

Business Works Magazine embraces entrepreneurship and business success, and the winter edition features an interview with Tony Hague on PP C&A’s relentless rise from recession and Tony’s blueprint for recovery.

Customer Case Studies Guide

several business pains for machine builders and OEMs, and how those partners are benefiting from the PP C&A approach.

Record year for PP Control & Automation as sales hit £28m

New opportunities in transport, medical and warehousing/logistics are helping one of the West Midlands’ fastest growing manufacturers record its best-ever year.

Award winning facility

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Making outsourcing easy

We believe in meeting you, listening and understanding your needs first and foremost. If you are considering outsourcing for the first time or you wish to review your current outsourcing strategies, we would welcome the opportunity for discussion.


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