Manufacturing Businesses for Sale from around the UK

Industrial businesses for sale

When considering buying a manufacturing business, there are a few important things you must have: an eye for innovation, a passion for manufacturing and a good, reliable source of potential businesses.

While the first two points rely on your skills and knowledge, we can help you get the last one right. Our website lets you browse manufacturing businesses which are currently up for sale and locate the best opportunity for you.

Our database includes manufacturers in many areas all around the UK, including machinery and metal, electrical components, wood and textile, or plastic and glass. To help you make the best decision, you will find important details, like the businesses’ descriptions and prices, their growth potential and the owner’s reasons for sale.

Advantages of owning a manufacturing business

It’s no secret that manufacturing is a tough business, but it also has important advantages:

  • Great potential for growth

The manufacturing sector generates 55% of total UK exports and has even greater potential. Thanks to their role in the country’s economic stability, manufacturers can benefit from attractive tax breaks designed to help them reach their potential.

  • Job satisfaction

Instead of just producing a service or experience, manufacturers create them; there is a high degree of gratification in inventing and producing something that people use and value.

What to consider when buying a manufacturing business for sale

Taking over a manufacturing business that is well established and profitable is a smart decision simply because it is less risky than starting one from scratch. Many industrial businesses are sold with their business model and infrastructure, allowing you to move straight in, bring your ideas to the table and make your mark in the industry.

However, there are important variables that you need to consider, such as:

  • Is the raw material purchased at a competitive price and from a reputable supplier?
  • Is the equipment new and properly serviced?
  • Is there capacity to add new product lines?
  • Are all the health and safety regulations and licenses in place?
  • If the business revenues rely on a few large customers, how would the loss of one of these clients impact the business?
  • What are the competitive advantages of the final product (quality, price, uniqueness)?


Browse through hundreds of business opportunities and start your new manufacturing venture with Premier Business Sales.