CEO Reveals How She Built Multi-Million Pound Manufacturing Firm

By Made In Group
schedule19th Jul 23

Recently, Made in Group have released the first episode of the second series of the Our Finest Hour podcast series, featuring an incredible guest and key member from the membership group: CBE+ Chief Executive Officer Marie Cooper

Within this fascinating podcast episode, Marie shares her inspiring journey of building a multimillion-pound business. Marie's story is a testament to self-belief and self-discipline, reminding us all that anything is possible with dedication. As a driven business owner and an inspirational woman in manufacturing, Marie is truly breaking barriers and making waves!

Based in Chesterfield, CBE+ bring together a wide range of complementary core capabilities in electroless nickel plating, wire EDM, precision engineering, gear cutting and laboratory services.

Our Finest Hour celebrates resilience, shares business and life lessons, and highlights the UK's impressive history of stoicism and innovation, by speaking with key members within British industry. Made in Group is an advocate for championing British Industry, campaigning to shine a light on this fantastic sector, whilst connecting businesses, sharing knowledge, and helping companies reach their full potential.

By watching Our Finest Hour, you will hear directly from some of the best and brightest in British Industry. From entrepreneurs to innovators, there’ll be a wide array of guests who will inspire and educate you as a business leader within UK manufacturing.

Interviews are from a mix of Midlands and Yorkshire companies, with the majority filmed at the Made in Group studio in Wolverhampton. For members who want to join a live audience and also participate in mini networking and lunch, you can visit either or and register for these under the 'Events' section.

New episodes are released on Fridays at 9am, on the Our Finest Hour YouTube channel. Scroll below to watch the latest episode of Our Finest Hour!


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