The HEX Group News

April 26, 2022

The Bri-Stor Group becomes The HEX Group in 2022

Staffordshire engineering and manufacturing business, Bri-Stor Group, which includes multi-award-winning businesses Bri-Stor Systems, Alpha Manufacturing, Atlas Coating, Hex Graphics and HEX Living has announced that from 3rd May 2022 the Group will be known as The HEX Group.
March 22, 2022

Staffordshire Welder Chloe Sales featured in London exhibition

Chloe Sales, welder at multi award-winning Staffordshire sheet metal business Alpha Manufacturing, has been chosen to feature in the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Gallery of Engineers stairwell exhibition at IET London: Savoy Place, which aims to showcase how truly diverse, innovative and exciting the engineering and technology professions are.
March 15, 2022

Buying British: Why Manufacturing in the UK makes sense

The past few years has seen businesses facing struggles like never before, from the uncertainty brought about by Brexit to the unprecedented challenges of Covid-19, 2022 has begun with its own unique set of trials.
February 17, 2022

Award-Winning Staffordshire Manufacturer Launches New Outdoor Storage And Garden Furniture Brand

HEX Living unveils leading range of premium-quality metal outdoor storage solutions Set to have a lasting impact on the outdoor storage and garden furniture industry, Staffordshire based multi award-winning sheet metal manufacturing business, Alpha Manufacturing, has launched a brand-new subsidiary – HEX Living.
February 10, 2022

“My Apprenticeship has helped to fast-track my career”

The HEX Group Apprenticeship Scheme has developed over 100 young students to grow into leaders in their field for over 10 years. After beginning his further education at sixth form, Graduate Apprentice and Production Engineer Alex Billings decided an Apprenticeship was the route he wanted to pursue.
January 19, 2022

Rising Energy Costs Causing Greatest Concern Amongst Staffordshire Manufacturers

Rising energy costs is the greatest cause for concern amongst the manufacturers attending today’s Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Manufacturers’ Forum, chaired by The HEX Group CEO Martin Smith. Representing the region’s manufacturing community, of the 14 firms that attended the event, over half (53%) of firms cited rising energy costs as the number one concern, followed by raw material costs (27%) as the second worry for 2022.
January 6, 2022

New Year, New Stafford Factory For Alpha Manufacturing

Leading sheet metal manufacturing business, Alpha Manufacturing, part of the The HEX Group, has marked a key milestone in its growth plans as it takes ownership of its new factory, just 6 months after breaking ground in June 2021.
December 13, 2021

The HEX Group Expands Apprenticeship Scheme To Support Other Local Companies

Staffordshire manufacturing and engineering company, The HEX Group, is expanding its successful apprenticeship programme by preparing to take on a record number of apprentices and higher apprentices as well as opening its doors to train and support other local companies’ apprentices.
December 7, 2021

Murphy Plant and Bri-Stor Systems – leading on innovation

Being regarded by customers as more than just a van conversion firm is at the heart of Bri-Stor Systems’ purpose, working in partnership with many of the UK’s leading fleets to deliver vehicles that optimise innovation while maximising fleet efficiency. Jack Draper, Bri-Stor Systems’ sales manager and Tony Murphy, Murphy Plant fleet manager, discuss how the close collaboration between these two firms is bringing tangible benefits to vehicle operatives within the Murphy Group.