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The Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance is here to help your business grow and to be more successful. We offer support and access to support in a number of ways:

The Bradford & Airedale Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

Event: 25 April Innovate for growth

By Guy Foster | 23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

 Innovate for Growth. EEF Innovation Award winners will showcase their innovation journey which has seen them transfer knowledge gained in friction reduction in motorsport lubricants to industrial applications. For more Read More

Event: 16 May 2018 Bradford Manufacturing Week Launch

By Guy Foster | 23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments
Bradford Manufacturing Week logo

16 May 2018 – save the date We all complain about skill shortages and know how difficult it is to attract younger employees into manufacturing. We’ve all heard the age-old Read More

By ThemaUser | 1st February 2018 | 0 Comments
Apprenticeship month

Keighley College has linked up with employers to offer young people, parents and the general public the opportunity to see what it’s like to work in a number of sectors Read More

Keighley Laboratories extends scope of Nadcap approvals

By ThemaUser | 9th January 2018 | 0 Comments
Some of Keighley Laboratories' Technical Services team

Keighley Laboratories Limited is delighted to have achieved Nadcap recognition for their commitment to continual improvement in aerospace quality. Tim Clegg, Quality Manager at Keighley Labs explained, “We have extended our Read More

Appris Graded Good with Outstanding for PDBW by Ofsted

By ThemaUser | 27th December 2017 | 0 Comments
Students of Appris holding an Ofsted banner following good report

Appris, a Bradford-based specialist provider of practical engineering training and apprenticeships, recently achieved an overall grade of Good in a November Ofsted inspection. In addition to this, they were awarded Read More

Event: 24th January 2018 From innovation to legislation

By Guy Foster | 13th December 2017 | 0 Comments
BAMA-CKMA Joint logo

    From innovation to legislation it’s not just for big business We’ve all heard about Industry 4.0 and Lean Manufacturing but often think, “sounds great but that’s just for the Read More

Reducing Irritants in Skin Products

By Guy Foster | 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

University of Bradford helped RB Healthcare (UK) ltd. develop a new test for their skin product. Read the full article HERE

State of the Art Micro Products

By Guy Foster | 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

University of Bradford helped PPE develop an industry leading capability in creating micro parts for critical applications. Read the full article HERE

Engineering Technology for New Markets

By Guy Foster | 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

University of Bradford helped Norgren to design a new generation of products. Read the full article HERE

Event: Making industry 4.0 work for you

By Guy Foster | 12th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Making Industry 4.0 work For You!!!!! What is Industry 4.0 all about? Learn How to Improve Profitability and Competitive advantage 6PM – 9PM ON 7TH NOVEMBER 2017 BRADFORD COLLEGE GREAT Read More