The launch event for the Network was hosted at Siemens and attracted executives from over forty manufacturing businesses from across Greater Manchester who were welcomed by Siemens UK Chief Executive Juergen Maier and heard unique insights from three of the Manufacturing Champions: Paul Hunt, MD Sun Chemicals, Matt Smallman  MD Hyde Aero and Graham Wardlow, MD Magnesium Elektron followed by a lively Q& A session which revealed how they were tackling the major issues impacting on their growth ambitions.