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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


Following the unprecedented success of 2018, Leeds Manufacturing Festival is back! Find out how you can get involved



"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

Event: 28th March Leeds Manufacturing Festival 2019 Launch Event

By ThemaUser | 4th April 2019 | 0 Comments
Leeds Manufacturing Festival Launch

The Leeds Manufacturing Festival 2019 got off to a great start on 28th March with its official launch held at Leeds City College Print Works. Ably opened and closed by Read More

Life at MPM after the fire

By ThemaUser | 13th February 2019 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, 6 February 2018 a fire ripped through MPM‘s factory leaving nothing but ashes, but they came back fighting and were operational again within 2 weeks. They moved to Read More

Saftronics announce new Senior Engineer – Digital Systems

By ThemaUser | 12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

As Saftronics expand and grow it is critical that they recruit and retain the right talent. Their engineering department is considered one of the leading groups of software engineers in Read More

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