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Shire Leasing PLC Confirmed as Made in the Midlands 2018 Show Partner

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Made in the Midlands is pleased to confirm that Tamworth based Shire Leasing has confirmed its position as Show Partners of the 2018 Made in the Midlands Exhibition at Ricoh Arena on 21st June.

The exhibition is the 9th annual exhibition showcase for Midlands manufacturing and is set to be the biggest ever Made in the Midlands event with more than 200 exhibitors and this year, the Bloodhound SSC car.

Supporting SME manufacturing companies, Shire Leasing PLC were formed in 1990 as an innovative and agile company working with manufacturers, resellers and distributors - offering today a world class service in assisting SME firms in their growth. The firm specialises in B2B equipment finance solutions, from finance leases to business loans, helping find the most suitable option for the business’s requirements.

Leasing and finance options allow SMEs to invest in assets or equipment for growth more affordably, by alleviating cash flow and spreading costs. Employing over 150 staff, Shire Leasing PLC already supports over 66,000 SMEs across the UK and has been a partner of the British Business Bank since 2014, where investment helped bolster their Own Book funding facility to over £100m. 

“We are very excited to be working with the Shire Leasing PLC team - our members are growing and need choice in the best way to fund their growth, traditional lending methods have come under pressure with the way banks have changed their funding criteria and this partnership helps Made in the Midlands pull off its biggest ever exhibition, whilst giving our members and visitors much needed information on ways to fund their growth” said CEO Jason Pitt.

“Our £120bn manufacturing network is growing very quickly and requires an agile and effective partner to help assist firms make the best choice on how they support growth and considering the needs of manufacturing businesses in this region from communication, telecoms, security, fleet vehicles, I.T and much more and Shire Leasing PLC are a well-established and reputable partner to help Made in the Midlands members” said Charles Addison, Director of Made in the Midlands.

We look forward to welcoming Shire Leasing PLC to make their Made in the Midlands debut on 21st June at Ricoh Arena.

The Made in the Midlands exhibition is free to attend for Made in the Midlands members and manufacturing and engineering companies.

Register for your ticket to the show here