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The Leeds Manufacturing Alliance is a one-stop shop for Leeds-based manufacturers seeking support and looking to raise their profile


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"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

Women Fly the Flag for Women’s World Cup

By ThemaUser | 2nd July 2019 | 0 Comments
Women's World Cup Flag Side on Northern Flags

All-female led team support the Lionesses in their game against Norway. The team at Northern Flags seized their chance to support by designing, printing and hemming the 3m flag before Read More

FaberExposize UK Expands Creative Services Department

By ThemaUser | 2nd July 2019 | 0 Comments
Stephen Goldthorpe Northern Flags

Following a series of Retail Account wins, FaberExposize UK has expanded its creative services department, which services Northern Flags and FaberExposize UK, through the appointment of Steve Goldthorpe as its Read More

Saftronics make the switch to RSE

By ThemaUser | 16th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Scottish-based Engineering and manufacturing contractor RSE (Ross-shire Engineering) have announced the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Leeds headquartered Saftronics. Formed in 1979, Saftronics specialise in process control systems and Read More

Saftronics work with the Manufacturing Growth Programme

By ThemaUser | 10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

In an increasingly competitive world differentiating is harder than ever. One way this is possible is through improving the customer experience at every stage of their interaction with your business. Read More

Leeds and Madrid join forces in metal can-making venture

By ThemaUser | 1st May 2019 | 0 Comments
Meltog workshop

A joint venture between Leeds manufacturing firm Meltog and Madrid-based distributor Cepeda is opening up new export opportunities in South America, North Africa and the Middle East. Meltog is the Read More


By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Pland Stainless has yet another reason to celebrate during 2019.  The company, celebrating its Centenary this year, is also celebrating the loyalty of their skilled work force and over 100 Read More

Saftronics appoint a new Regional Sales Manager

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments
Graham Tester thumbnail

Saftronics, a Leeds Manufacturing Alliance member are delighted to welcome Graham Tester to their ever-expanding team. Graham Tester joins as Regional Sales Manager. Graham will have overall responsibility for the Read More

Saftronics receive a successful audit

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Saftronics, a member of the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance and active steering group member celebrated their recent successful audit. Darren Motley from Electrium Sales Ltd – Siemens recently visited to present Read More

Saftronics launches its new apprenticeship video

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments
Apprentices at Leeds Manufacturing Festival launch

Saftronics, a valued Leeds Manufacturing Alliance member who sit on the steering group and who are a supporter of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival have launched their new apprenticeship video. To Read More

Saftronics’ apprentices at Leeds Manufacturing Festival launch

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments
Apprentices at Leeds Manufacturing Festival launch

Four of Saftoronics’ apprentices enjoyed the launch event of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival this week at the Leeds City College Printworks campus. Saftronics, sit on the steering committee for the Read More