Alex Ingham


MI Supplies


Managing Director


Founder and current MD of M.I. Supplies. We achieved significant growth in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 whilst working on building stronger foundations for our future. Our annual revenues are now at £2.4m (205% growth in the past 5 years).

We have recorded 11 years of successive growth through difficult financial and economic times.

We have supplied 29,000+ customers from individuals to global companies with workwear, footwear and corporate embroidered garments. We have delivered to almost every country in the world backed by a fantastic team.

We have assisted major companies in bespoke design of company clothing from workwear, to front of house clothing for customer facing staff.

Our team have produced over 184,000 logos for bespoke workwear and clothing!

Our sole company ethos is providing excellent service at all times, utilising caring, hard working staff to ensure the customer feels every time that "we have served them". We are striving for "World Class" in everything we do. Our team continually looks at "lean" methods for success.

Each year we will donate a % of profits to charity. We have raised funds for Butterwick Hospice, Daisy Chain, Smile For a Child and Breast Cancer Care. We recently sponsored Oxjam music festival, one of the most successful ever. We are a sponsor of Adept Cycling Team.

Our staff are offered benefits including: Flexible working hours. Profit share. Private health care. £300 gym contribution. Bike to work scheme.

In 2015 the purchase was completed of new premises, 8000 sq ft of storage and offices, giving our customer a higher level of service.

2016, we invested £100K in to improved systems, web platforms and IT servers. We were shortlisted for Small Business award at the North East Business Awards.

We announced our strategy for 2017 which includes online revenue to £2M, taking MI further forward. This year we won the Best Small Business Awards at the NE Business Awards - two consecutive years of being shortlisted.




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