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Medway: "A Place Made for Innovation"

Medway has grown into a diverse economy comprising over 14,000 businesses. Medway’s business landscape is home to a colourful blend of multinational corporations including Jubilee Clips and BOSE, and much smaller scale independently owned businesses, which service high-quality niche markets.

Today’s businesses are founded on innovation and creativity constantly generating new ideas, whilst morphing and challenging the conventional. The following series of films showcases why Medway is ‘A Place Made for Innovation’.

Medway Innovation Trailer

Dovetail Games

By enthusiasts, for enthusiasts.

Dovetail Games is a UK developer and publisher of simulation entertainment software. They create digital hobbies enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of passionate enthusiasts across the globe. These hobbies come in the form of simulation experiences that faithfully recreate real world situations and put players at the heart of the action.

They are growing fast, and currently employ more than 120 passionate & creative individuals at their Chatham HQ.

Dovetail Games was named Technology Business of the year in the KEIBA Awards 2015. We were announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 along with being recognised as ‘One to watch’ in the 2016 Best Companies.

Discover why Paul Jackson, Dovetail Games CEO, is so passionate about Medway.

Paul Jackson - CEO Dovetail Games

The Juice Executive

The Juice Executive began as a kitchen start up, with a small juicer and a passion for exceptional, fresh juice.

Since 2014 their commitment to producing cold pressed juice has driven the business to where it is today.

The 20 strong team now operate from a 5000 square feet purpose built facility in Medway, and deliver thousands of juices across London and the UK each week.

They works closely with their clients in order to understand their needs and create a bespoke solution for their production.

Discover why Alex Auger, Juice Executive MD chose Medway to run her business.

Alex Auger - Managing Director The Juice Executive

BAE Systems

Home to their Electronic Systems business, BAE system Rochester base is at the southern end of town by Rochester Airport where they develop and deliver a wide range of advanced technologies for the commercial and military electronics markets.

Discover why Medway is an important location for BAE systems

Ian Brimelow - BAE System

Copper Rivet Distillery

The Copper Rivet Distillery is an exciting and dynamic Medway based craft distillery. Drawing upon the area’s rich tradition of innovation and craft, the team toil together to produce small batches of exceptional gins, whiskies and vodkas from scratch in bespoke stills, with the same skill that local craftsmen once fashioned world-class ships.

Medway is important for Copper Rivet – watch the video to find out why

Matthew Russell - Copper Rivet Distillery

Veetee Rice

Veetee Rice Limited is one of the largest rice companies in the UK, supplying rice to major supermarkets and exporting internationally to over 50 countries, from its headquarters in Medway, Kent as well as a key US operation which serves some of the most well known supermarkets.

Moni Varma - Veetee Rice