Developing Highly Valued Manufacturing for this Generation and the Next

On target to safeguard 10,000 UK jobs by 2020

What is Sharing in Growth? 

  • An industry-led supply chain competitiveness programme funded by government.

Who are Sharing in Growth?

  • Experts with more than 2,000 years of industry experience
  • Part of the Aerospace Growth Partnership and endorsed by Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing, Bombardier, GE, GKN, Leonardo, Lockheed Martin, MBDA, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Thales
  • A not-for-profit organisation specifically created to deliver benefit.
  • And chosen to develop a pilot productivity programme for the off-shore wind supply chain

How is SiG Funded?

  • SiG has attracted more than £150 million in private investment and £86 million in public funding
  • Participating companies are expected to commit time rather than pay for the training costs – the participating companies’ commitment comes from their time, not their cash.

Who has benefited?

  • More than 60 companies, with a total workforce of around 10,000

How to judge programme success? 

  • More than £4.4 billion in contracts have been secured by companies on the programme, equivalent to 7400 jobs or around 40,000 man-years’ work.

What is the scale of the programme?

  • More than 3 million training hours have been delivered.
  • Raising companies’ productivity and competitiveness to compete in an international market. Is it on target?
  • On target to safeguard 10,000 UK jobs by 2020 and to secure more than £6 billion in contracts, securing over 70,000 man-years of work.

What is the return on investment? 

  • Companies on the Sharing in Growth programme are delivering a growth rate that is over three times their peer group average
  • Every £1 of government investment in Sharing in Growth secures £60 of GVA.

How can my company benefit?

  • Ambitious aerospace suppliers with at least £10 million in sales turnover should visit: