Our Partners

At Valuechain, we value collaboration. So our partner strategy is critical to achieving our mission to connect global supply chains. We are continuously looking for ways we  can provide new supply chain solutions to markets, capture market insights and innovate our products so we continue to add value to our global clients. With every partnership, we aim to create both equal and winning opportunities for your business and for ours. 

Become a Partner

Each partnership is unique and we work to understand your business and create win-win situations. Valuechain works with companies in industry, academia and technology to varying degrees.

Official Partners

Anywise Consulting

After forming in 2014 in response to an emerging gap in the consulting market, Anywise has proven itself as an innovative market leader. 

In 2016, just two years after their launch, Valuechain announced our strategic partnership with Anywise. We set out to deliver collaborative solutions to Australian Industry clusters, whilst rolling out our collaboration tools, such as iQluster, to many SMEs across Australia.

By August 2017, we announced a brand new partnership with Anywise and BenchOn. This was formed in order to explore the use of complementary systems to reduce inefficiencies and maximise productivity within individual businesses.

Research Partners

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, helps manufacturers of all sizes to become more competitive by introducing advanced techniques, technologies and processes. 

Valuechain is partnered with AMRC in the University of Sheffield in order to get the latest research on additive manufacturing. This aids the development of our Production Control Software for Additive Manufacturers, DNA.am.

University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool’s interdisciplinary world-leading research, unique model for collaboration and cutting edge facilities enable their academic community to work with businesses to help address societal challenges and deliver novel solutions for industry.

Collaborating through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, the University of Liverpool help us to keep innovating new solutions and building greater network intelligence into our platforms.

University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a gold-rated public university located in West Yorkshire and is known for being one of the most innovative in the country. In April 2018, Valuechain engaged in a strategic partnership with the university to map 450 manufacturing SMEs in the West Yorkshire region, along with digitally connecting the Rail Network in the region. We are continuing to collaborate to embed our products with advanced supply chain analysis.

Industry Partners

West England Aerospace Forum

The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) is a membership trade organisation that is passionate about all aspects of aerospace, defence, space and advanced engineering. Their member and partner base represent a very wide spectrum – from SMEs to global corporations.

Our partnership ensures we are generating industry insight and feedback into our platform, to ensure we develop platforms that loved by our customers.

Rail Forum Midlands

Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) is the only regionally focussed rail trade organisation in the UK. Supporting the nationally and internationally important rail supply chain cluster across the Midlands RFM has over 220 members providing products and services across all aspects of the industry. RFM actively supports the national rail agenda and strategy, encouraging collaboration, promoting members’ capabilities, leading a number of regional skills initiatives and supporting innovation and export priorities. RFM is owned and governed by its members with a Board drawn from member companies.   

Our partnership ensures we are generating industry insight and feedback into our platform, to ensure we develop platforms that loved by our customers.

North East Automotive Alliance

Established in 2015 the North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) is a not-for-profit, industry-led cluster group supporting the sustainable economic growth and competitiveness of the North East automotive sector.

Today, with over 270 member companies, it is the largest automotive cluster in the UK. Members range from world renowned OEMs, to 31 Tier 1 companies, through to innovative SMEs and sole traders, as well as professional associate members. The NEAA provides an unparalleled, collaborative network, where companies find benefit from leadership and co-ordination of activities of mutual benefit. 

Our partnership ensures we are generating industry insight and feedback into our platform, to ensure we develop platforms that loved by our customers

Reshoring UK

Reshoring UK is a unique collaboration of leading industrial engineering associations to assist manufacturers connect with trusted, accredited suppliers capable of delivering products and services that match their requirements.

With the global challenges in 2020, including Brexit, COVID-19 and a race for Net Zero, Reshoring UK is helping manufacturers to adapt and thrive amidst supply chain issues. Our partnership with Reshoring ensures our iQluster platform is meeting the ever changing demands for supply chain development in the UK.

Manufacturing Technologies Association

The MTA is the UK’s Trade Association for the companies who create and supply the technology that manufacturers use to make the products we use and rely on.

Working with the MTA, we are collaborating on networks to connect the additive manufacturing industry. 

Software Delivery Partners

Fitfactory

Fitfactory is helping over 400 manufacturers with their digital transformation. They specialise in getting companies to work smarter to get lean, be more agile and more productive by using modular scalable ERP systems.

Fitfactory integrates Valuechain’s smart factory apps and supply chain solutions with their production and control systems. This allows them to offer a comprehensive ERP system for manufacturing companies and treatment houses of all sizes.

Vision Intelligence​

Vision Intelligence’s VIOLET AI platform helps manufacturers to enhance productivity by providing continuous real-time insights on manual production operations leading to better training, fewer defects and reduced waste. 

As part of Scale Digital Ventures, we collaborate and integrate our solutions to help manufacturers to scale through digital technology. 

DNA.am

DNA.am streamlines and digitalises AM process control, capturing AM business intelligence and ensuring robust material traceability. The impressive client list ranges from global start-up Am bureaus and research technology organisations, to large corporates, such as Airbus, Safran, WIPRO and RICOH.

DNA.am integrates Valuechain smart factory apps into its AM process control solutions, to capture more intelligence throughout the AM process. This enables careful analysis and optimisation of processes.