Good news from many West Midlands producers, rarely highlighted in the mainstream press, will be recorded on this site. Assessing the environmental impact of products or the manufacturing process is not part of its brief.
Some manufacturers are listed here: http://www.madeinthemidlands.com/members.
A list of food producers has now been added: https://westmidlandsproducers.wordpress.com/heart-of-englands-fine-foods-producers/.
It is still valid, though HEFF has ceased trading.
In June 2012, Peter Davies (Professional Polishing, Smethwick) noted that although the usual downbeat attitude to manufacturing persists, when he attends business gatherings the attitude is buoyant, with news of orders coming in. This remark eventually led to the setting up of the West Midland Producers website.