Birmingham Specialities Ltd
Birmingham Specialities Ltd

People Make The Difference

The Indutrade Group

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Indutrade is a firmly established international technology and industrial business group. Having acquired more than 200 businesses in over 30 countries, they have an unmatched approach to business, development and corporate responsibility.

Indutrade are committed to promoting entrepreneurship, decentralisation and long-term success, as exemplified by their ownership and endorsement of Birmingham Specialities LTD.

Entrepreneurship

Indutrade is a strong, driven organisation, dedicated to developing and improving the businesses they have acquired through their tried and tested approach to acquisition and management.

At Birmingham Specialties, we employ this same passion and focus as we strive to provide newer and better services, using the latest technologies and developments in every area of the business. Our clients are at the heart of everything that we do, and the support of Indutrade allows us to focus on the people that truly matter, and nurture the culture that defines us.

Decentralisation

Indutrade is a decentralised organisation, and so each individual business maintains their independence, original management and unique selling point. Joining the group is an opportunity to thrive and develop, with systems in place to take businesses to greater heights.

Birmingham Specialties has benefited enormously from their partnership and trust, while maintaining the freedom and flexibility that allows us to prioritize our colleagues, customers and clients, as we continue to protect the interests of those closest to us.

Long Term Growth

The Indutrade Group defines success as sustainable profitability and growth that benefits individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. The businesses they acquire are responsibly managed, in marketable positions, with technical expertise and environmental responsibility.

Birmingham Specialties was noticed for our unwavering commitment to such practices, and our relationship with Indutrade has helped us to surpass our goals in all of these areas, and set the standard for the industry.

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Decentralisation
  • Long Term Growth
Entrepreneurship

Indutrade is a strong, driven organisation, dedicated to developing and improving the businesses they have acquired through their tried and tested approach to acquisition and management.

At Birmingham Specialties, we employ this same passion and focus as we strive to provide newer and better services, using the latest technologies and developments in every area of the business. Our clients are at the heart of everything that we do, and the support of Indutrade allows us to focus on the people that truly matter, and nurture the culture that defines us.

Decentralisation

Indutrade is a decentralised organisation, and so each individual business maintains their independence, original management and unique selling point. Joining the group is an opportunity to thrive and develop, with systems in place to take businesses to greater heights.

Birmingham Specialties has benefited enormously from their partnership and trust, while maintaining the freedom and flexibility that allows us to prioritize our colleagues, customers and clients, as we continue to protect the interests of those closest to us.

Long Term Growth

The Indutrade Group defines success as sustainable profitability and growth that benefits individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. The businesses they acquire are responsibly managed, in marketable positions, with technical expertise and environmental responsibility.

Birmingham Specialties was noticed for our unwavering commitment to such practices, and our relationship with Indutrade has helped us to surpass our goals in all of these areas, and set the standard for the industry.

Birmingham Specialities LTD joined Indutrade in 2014

With Indutrade's strength, support and experienced network, we have perfected our offering. We are one of the UK’s leading providers of precision engineering, offering a comprehensive list of services from presswork/stampings and press tooling manufacture to P Clips and Custom Dipsticks.

Connecting with businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators across the globe allows us to stand out from the competition, and thrive within a diverse network that offers mutually beneficial opportunities for support, advice, learning and advancement.

Indutrade 2030 Objectives

As a member of the Indutrade group, we work towards overall goals in the areas of People, Environment and Products & customers . The aim of Indutrade's strategic sustainability work is to promote business opportunities, attract the best talent, drive sustainable profitable growth and support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

People

100% Engaged People

Indutrade

Objective 2030: 100% Engaged People

Safe & Healthy Working Conditions:

Ensuring that employees feel good and develop in the organization are priority areas for Indutrade and crucial for the Group’s success. We help create the conditions for long-term growth of our business by focusing on continuously developing leadership skills and competencies, having inclusive teams and workplaces where people thrive and by ensuring that there are safe and healthy working conditions.

Job Satisfaction:

We believe in giving people freedom and trust. It creates job satisfaction, pride and commitment. Being able to attract, develop and retain the right employees is a prerequisite for Indutrade's long-term profitability. By building teams with diversity, the ability for development and innovation increases.

To track the development towards our 2030 goal, we closely monitor the progress of our key enablers, our People Engagement Drivers:

  • Engaged people
  • Leadership and competence development
  • Employee satisfaction
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Employee well-being
  • Employee safety

Most Relevant Global Goal: SDG 4 – Quality education

Our employees benefit from continuous leadership and competence development, along with the well-being derived from having a stable workplace.

SDG 4 Quality Education

Planet

CO2 neutral (Scopes 1 and 2 GHG)

Indutrade

Objective 2030: CO2 neutral (Scopes 1 and 2 GHG)

Emission Reduction:

Indutrade's environmental impact and environmental work primarily takes place in our subsidiaries. In 2020, they started to calculate the Group's total greenhouse gas emissions.

Both direct emissions (scope 1) and emissions from energy consumption (scope 2) are calculated in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

The goal is to reduce these emissions, and well as compensate for the emissions that can not be avoided, by investing in projects that counteract the footprint.

Our journey towards climate neutrality is monitored through our key enablers: 

  • Improved energy efficiency 
  • Share of renewable energy 
  • Reduced CO2 emissions
  • Resource efficiency
  • Efficient business travel (scope 3 GHG)

Most Relevant Global Goal: SDG 13 – Climate action:

Many of Indutrade’s companies deliver solutions and products that help customers save energy, water, materials and reduce CO2 emissions.

SDG 13 Climate Action

Profit

100% of Indutrade companies contributing

to sustainable development

Indutrade

Objective 2030: 100% of Indutrade companies contributing to sustainable development

Long Term Drivers:

Indutrade sustain their companies’ strong market and product positions by efficient use of resources and continuous product and process innovation. They carefully select stable and profitable businesses to acquire, limiting the business risk by focusing on long-term growth drivers and a positive contribution to society.

Sustainable Value Over Time:

All companies that are acquired are thoroughly evaluated from a sustainability perspective, as an integral part of the due diligence process. Growth is to be achieved organically as well as through acquisitions and Indutrade strives to create sustainable value over time for all of our stakeholders


Our enablers for profitable growth are:

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Solutions improving customer operations and reducing environmental impacts
  • New product offerings should use less energy and/or decrease carbon footprint 
  • Assessed impact of acquired companies

Most relevant Global Goal:

SDG 8 – Decent work and economic growth:

Solutions and products that contribute to a safer work environment and better health are one of the areas that Group companies work within. Many of our companies do business in smaller cities and communities, which contributes to local growth and creates jobs.

SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Businesses within The Indutrade Group are chosen for their technical knowledge, industry expertise and their ability to consistently form productive, enduring relationships with customers and suppliers alike.