Published on: 6th June 2023   |   Ellie Hall

Universal Networks is delighted to announce that it has recently joined the Make UK Defence Trade Association. This alliance marks a pivotal moment for Universal Networks, highlighting its commitment to promoting innovation and collaboration across the defence sector. It is an endorsement of its expertise and further strengthens its position as a trusted fibre and copper cabling network solutions provider to the defence sector.

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Enhancing Collaboration:

Make UK Defence is a national, not-for-profit, member owned defence trade association championing the UK’s innovative defence manufacturers and wider supply chain. With a focus on providing small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) with a voice, to ensure their challenges are clearly heard and acted upon in Government and the defence industry. The association is renowned for fostering collaboration, offering vital support, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities so SMEs can engage in meaningful dialogue with policy makers and Defence Primes.

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“This membership is a great opportunity for us as an SME, opening doors to invaluable opportunities and expanding our reach within the defence industry,” comments Eddie Hing, MD at Universal Networks.

“Being a part of this esteemed community means having the chance to connect with industry leaders, experts, and like-minded individuals who share our passion for advancing defence technologies and innovation.”

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Strengthening Partnerships:

As an organisation, Make UK Defence helps SMEs to understand the complexities of defence supply chains, opening doors to collaborations with major defence primes and facilitating the development of bespoke solutions tailored to the unique needs of the defence and harsh environment industries.

As a Make UK Defence Member, Universal Networks can take part in a number of events aimed at introducing SMEs to a wider defence audience from prime contractors to mid-markets across the land, sea, air and space domains.

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Continued Growth:

Universal Networks’ membership into Make UK Defence represents a significant milestone in the company’s journey within the defence industry. By joining forces with the organisation, Universal Networks reinforces its commitment to delivering cutting-edge technology solutions to the defence sector, while also benefiting from the association’s extensive network, business opportunities, and knowledge-sharing platforms.

As it looks to the future, this partnership offers great opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and growth, which will not only strengthen its business, but also enable it to contribute towards the advancement of technology within the Defence Sector.

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