Welcome to BusinessCloud’s FactoryTech 50 ranking for 2023.

Partful, which helps manufacturers to transform the after sales customer experience, tops the annual ranking of UK companies creating original technology for use in manufacturing, heavy industry, batteries and materials.

Following the creation of a 78-strong shortlist, the final ranking was decided by a combination of selections from an independent judging panel (see below) and a public vote among readers of BusinessCloud which attracted hundreds of votes.

You can click on the company names to see what they do. Businesses wishing to purchase an extended profile, including a logo, website links and content promotion, can email editor Jonathan Symcox here.

The ranking is supported by digital transformation experts Sputnik Digital.

• Victoria White, editor, UK Manufacturing Online

• Alain Dilworth, programme manager, Made Smarter North West adoption programme

• Stuart Biddle, head of sales, The Manufacturer/Hennik Research

• Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud

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