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Latest PMG e-Newsletter
Steve Gerry publishes a regular monthly electronic newsletter for the PMG. The most recent edition is shown above. This is what some people have been saying about it.
‘My colleagues and I find your regular e mail newsletters invaluable sources in information and thanks for all the work and detail you put into them’.
Chief Executive Officer
‘A really good newsletter.....several areas of interest that we are following up’.
'Many thanks for your most excellent newsletters'
‘One of the best newsletters I have seen – extremely thorough and relevant’.
Director of Marketing Communications and Partnerships
‘Blimey – that's very comprehensive and very useful……….
Please add me to the circulation list!’
Group Managing Director
The Una Group
‘Thank you for sending me the latest edition of the PMG e-newsletter.
I have to say that I receive a great deal of information through the Chamber, the Plymouth Area Business Council and through my role with Bright Solicitors.
The most comprehensive and informative of them all however, is yours! I can barely imagine how much time and effort must go into producing such a valuable source of information. An excellent piece of work…..thank you!’
Business Development Director
‘Could I please ask to receive a copy of your PMG Newsletter every time it goes out? – I think this is so informative and a great single source of relevant information’.
Manufacturing Advisory Service.
‘As ever, a really helpful round up of both news and opportunities. It's good to get it all in one hit’!
BIS South Central & West
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
‘Thanks Steve. Your e-newsletter is brilliant, capturing news across the membership/industry all in one place, with links for further information’.
Dr Graham Stirling
Chair of Plymouth Growth Board's Employment and Economic Intelligence Committees
'Just one word - brilliant'.
(former PMG Secretary – now retired)
‘These newsletters are excellent’.
Managing Director, Fairford Electronics Ltd
‘Newsletters are my business and Steve's comprehensive, relevant and timely communications are completely compelling. This most invaluable source of industry reference is always my first port of call on behalf of manufacturing clients - whatever the project or campaign.’
Marketing communications consultant
Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Directory
‘This newsletter is excellent and I’d like to bring it to the attention of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Enterprise as best practice’.
Dr John Potter
John Potter Global Consulting
‘Well done on yet another excellent summary newsletter – I can't imagine how much time goes into creating this great reference tool!’
Group Managing Director
The Una Group
‘I find the PMG Newsletters very interesting and informative, so thank you for producing such a useful resource’.
Health, Safety and Environment Manager
Centrax Turbine Components Limited
‘One of the best news letters I have ever read, really informative, concise and topical’.
True North Excellence Ltd
‘Just a quick email thanking you for the newsletter. I found it fascinating, and I cannot believe that there are so many exciting and varied initiatives happening around manufacturing at the moment. It is great to see so many positive developments and such a strong performance’.
Head of Careers and Employability
‘Thank you for the recent newsletter – a really good read and very informative’.
Director of Marketing, Corporate Relations & Enterprise
City College Plymouth
‘I wanted to reiterate, how useful and informative I find the PMG newsletter. Even when on maternity leave, I would take the time to download a copy from the website. The newsletter provides a detailed account of local and national news, and positive guidance for maximising commercial opportunities – an excellent read’.
SSG Training and Consultancy Ltd
‘Absolutely cracking newsletter. Full of interesting stuff. Thanks for putting me on the mailing list’.
Economic Planning and Strategy Officer
‘I had the pleasure of seeing a copy of the PMG's May newsletter recently and it made for a really interesting read’.
Partner, Employment Team
Foot Anstey LLP
‘I’ve just seen the newsletter and will circulate it around the office as last month’s was full of useful information’.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Underhill Engineering Ltd
‘Each month I am really impressed with the newsletter, it is a comprehensive round-up of what's happening in the local sector. The PMG members (and a few others like me who have the opportunity to read the newsletter) are lucky to have the information gathered into one document and then delivered straight to their inboxes’.
Bond Dickinson LLP
‘I would like to say what a fantastic newsletter it is, packed full of relevant information really brilliant’.
‘I found your newsletter extremely useful and informative!’
Economic Development Officer (Inward Investment, Employment and Skills) Devon County Council
‘I always really enjoy reading the newsletter so many events, ideas and people’.
Putnam Health Co
‘Congratulations, the best newsletter I get’.
Director of Government Affairs and Strategic Partnerships, National Composites Centre
'Many thanks and huge respect for putting the time and effort into the newsletter, which is always an interesting read with helpful links'.
‘I would certainly like to re-subscribe; it is an excellent publication’.
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
‘Another great newsletter Steve, still the best out there!’
‘Please add me to the mailing list for future PMG events – keen to attend and find out more following the impressively large newsletter I looked through this morning!’
Ian Godfrey CEng MIMechE
Development Design Engineer
Teignbridge Propellers International Ltd
'For the first time in ages I have had the time to read in full your bulletin.
As a precision engineering company owner the information you have given is invaluable.
A big thank you'.
MD Sigma Precision Engineering
‘Thanks Steve. These bulletins have been incredibly helpful’.
Composite Integration Ltd
‘As comprehensive as usual.
You’re doing a great job’.
Chief Executive Officer
Past copies of the newsletters are stored on the PMG website click here