Welcome to the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance


Find out the latest new and information about the Leeds Manufacturing Festival



"I think the tours are an absolutely brilliant idea, even if the hosts aren't in the same industry, their openness and experience are always interesting and informative"





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

The Leeds Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

The next generation is in good hands with MPM

By ThemaUser | 13th August 2018 | 0 Comments

MPM, a Leeds-based pattern maker and manufacturer of fibreglass & resin moulds, recently offered work experience placements to 3 pupils from UTC Leeds. The placement helped them gain a valuable insight Read More

Consultation for the proposed Leeds Clean Air Zone

By ThemaUser | 24th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Leeds City Council is encouraging businesses in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in Read More

MPM take part in a Careers Panel to help the next generation

By ThemaUser | 23rd July 2018 | 0 Comments

Ben Wilson, the MD of MPM, was invited to take part in a careers panel at Hanson School to help students gain an insight into the various career journeys, key Read More

FaberExposize UK invests more than £500,000 into further expansion

By ThemaUser | 6th July 2018 | 0 Comments
Iain Clasper-Cotte in print room

Leeds-based FaberExposize UK, sister company of Northern Flags has invested more than £500,000 into further expansion of their new print facility. The investment has led to partnerships with local schools Read More

Brandon Medical awarded the Queens Award

By ThemaUser | 7th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Brandon Medical has once again been awarded the most coveted business accolade in the UK – the Queens Award. After previously winning the innovation category back in 2011, Brandon has Read More

Grant support helps Leeds water treatment company excel

By ThemaUser | 5th May 2018 | 0 Comments
Image of Excel Water's managing director, Emma Armitage

A manufacturer and supplier of products for water treatment, filtration and purification has invested £220,000 in relocating to new premises in Allerton Bywater, with the support of a £25,000 grant Read More

OPM Group partners with AVT for 100% production line quality control

By ThemaUser | 4th May 2018 | 0 Comments
OPM logo on a white background

OPM Group has installed its second AVT Helios print inspection system with a third and fourth planned for later this year. The investment is part of the operation’s vision to Read More

Let’s rave about manufacturing

By ThemaUser | 2nd May 2018 | 0 Comments
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Organised by the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance supported by the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, manufacturers in Leeds are joining forces to stage the first Leeds Manufacturing Festival to Read More

Event: 27 April 2018 – Leeds Manufacturing Festival briefing event

By ThemaUser | 23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments
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Date: Friday, 27 April 2018 Time: 09:30 Venue: RSM, Central Square, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4DL We all know how difficult it is to attract younger employees into manufacturing and Read More

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