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Customer Feedback

We recently asked our online customers, of which there are now almost 30,000, of any feedback they may have our company and how they’ve found their experience with us. We were absolutely blown away by their responses, see some below. Thank you to all who took part. We had some negative ones, that we’ve looked at, took  apart and looked at every way possible to make people’s experience better for the future. “I am sat wearing the new Carhartt work pants (let’s use the english equivalent here, trousers!) I ordered... Read More


Are flexible working hours practical for small businesses?

MI were interviewed by Gazprom for their feature on flexible working hours. 40% of MI staff are currently on flexible hour agreement to suit their home arrangements. This helps our employees and in turn we feel we get it repaid in loyalty and hard work. Read the full feature here.


Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club unveil new look coaching team

Looking resplendent in their MI sponsored shirts, Newton Aycliffe Rugby Club have announced a new look coaching team. Read more here. After a successful squad campaign last season, the club management wanted to keep as much continuity as possible both on and off the pitch. They have appointed last season’s interim head coach, Dale Kelly, as Head Coach. Dale has now selected his team of four coaches to work with him, including Chris Evans, Chris Richards, Liam Kelly and Ashley Bolsover. Each coach will be bringing something different to the... Read More


Interview on Viking Direct

Recent feature on Alex Ingham and MI on Viking Direct. Read the full feature here   Last month’s Business Success interview was with Ryan Green from Romag. He spoke to us about how they’re looking to take on more investment, reach untapped international markets, and grow by 300% in the future. This month, we spoke with Alex Ingham, CEO at MI Supplies. He spoke to us about what makes them stand out from the competition, his business ethos, and what his plans are for the future. What’s the story of... Read More


Adept Cycling Sponsorship extended by MI

MI are extremely pleased to agree to extend our three year sponsorship agreement for a longer period with Adept Precision Racing Team. Weekly races showcase MI’s logo on their kit, MD Alex Ingham says to help sponsor a local team bringing young riders through and helping keeping people fit is a great thing to be involved in and looks forward to more years of sponsorship. Good luck for this new season to all the Adept riders!


Evening Gazette Awards Feature 13th April

MI are featured in today’s Evening Gazette, featuring the 3 finalists at the Grand Final of the North East Business Awards. We wish Redu and Atamhawk all the best for the upcoming event.


Inside MI

If you ever wondered about inside MI, local photographer Martin Walker shot some great pictures recently on site.    


MI win Best Small Business Award

A super night was had by all at the annual North East Business Awards, held at Teesside University. MI Supplies were again shortlisted for the second year running for “Best Small Business” and on this occasion, we were the winners of this category. MI now go to the main North East awards on April 27th to run for the award alongside winners from Tyne & Wear and Durham. Well done to the whole MI team!      


Geoff Surtees Ten Year Anniversary!

Congratulations to our Warehouse Team member, Geoff Surtees who has just completed ten years service at MI! A great achievement by Geoff, and well done!


Happy Birthday Dave!

Happy Birthday to our  newest recruit, Dave Watson! Dave has the main responsibility of managing our web orders being picked & packed as quick and tidy as possible. Happy Birthday!