Engineering & Manufacturing



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For the Isle of Man to be recognised as a manufacturing centre of excellence.

To continue to work alongside the Chamber of Commerce, the sector and UK industry partners to maintain a focus on proactively growing the sector.

Continue tackling skill shortages in collaboration with schools and University College.

Engineering & Manufacturing forms a key part of a robust industrial strategy that positions the island for success in the face of these challenges.


Create strategy for sector. Undertake survey on sector.

Continue to support IOM Aerospace Cluster strategy

Continue to resource STEM skills programme

High-tech manufacturing in the isle of Man has been thriving for over 70 years with the islands companies covering a range of advanced engineering and manufacturing sectors including aerospace, automotive, laser optics, energy and space.

The Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster has been established for over 10 years, led by a public / private sector committee. The cluster is supported by Business Isle of Man as well as the IOM Chamber of Commerce. The Cluster’s main objective is to create a range of services available to its members to facilitate continuous improvement of their businesses in pursuit of world-class standards.  The cluster supports many other sectors too including scientific research, oil and gas, space, cutting tools, optics and coatings, motorsport and maintenance and overhaul (MRO). 

Isle of Man companies are a partner to virtually every major civil and military aerospace project in the world, with customers including Airbus, Boeing and NASA.  IOM Manufacturers supply Engineering services and components for the following aircraft A320, A350, A380, A400M, 787 Dreamliner, Joint Strike Fighter.


Your contacts:

Business Development Manager: Kirree Gooberman

Executive Board Member: David Hester