A thriving economy

Sheffield is the world-leading home of advanced manufacturing in the UK, with 55,000 businesses,  an economy worth £28 billion and even its own Made In Sheffield mark of origin. 

The Sheffield City Region boasts world-class companies in diverse sectors such as Rolls Royce and Boeing and also major home-grown success stories such as Bridon and Sheffield Forgemasters.

Key companies by sector:

Advanced Manufacturing

Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Tata Steel, Siemens VAI, Koyo Bearings, Bridon International, Pegler Group, Sheffield Forgemasters, Outokumpu, ITM Power, SIG plc., DavyMarkham Ltd, Gripple, AESSEAL, B Braun, Sandvik, Polypipe

ICT, Digital & Creative

Cap Gemini, CSC, HP, IBM, Insight Enterprises, KPMD IT Solutions Ltd, OCLC (UK) Ltd, Oxspring Network Solutions, The Nu Agency, WANdisco, 3Squared, Bleep.com, Fluent, Inc., Sumo Digital, Warp Films, Warp Records

Business, Professional & Financial Services

ARUP, Capita, The Business Bank DLA Piper, Irwin Mitchell, Nabarro Aviva, BT, HSBC, Nationwide, Sky, Virgin Media


Asda, Amazon, ASOS, B&Q, Next, M&S, Morrisons, Tesco’s, Unilever, Wincanton, BMW, PSA Peugeot Citroen, UPS, Stelrad, Wilkinsons, Wickes, DFS, The Range, Finlay’s, Superdrug, Ikea