Welcome to the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance


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: 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: 9 May 2018 Business & Enterprise Day

By Guy Foster | 23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

Grange Tech Business & Enterprise Day Why not Join with Ahead Partnership to help year 8 students consider a career in manufacturing through their Business & Enterprise workshops. Workshops will Read More

World’s only vinyl jukebox manufacturer partners with Leeds City Council and Victoria Gate to celebrate 40th anniversary

By ThemaUser | 14th March 2018 | 0 Comments
Sound Leisure outside their pop-up shop in the Victoria Gate retail development

The world’s only manufacturer of vinyl jukeboxes has collaborated with Leeds City Council and Victoria Gate Shopping Centre to run a six-week pop up store in the heart of Leeds. Read More

Event 22nd February: Leeds Manufacturing Festival launch briefing

By Guy Foster | 29th January 2018 | 0 Comments
Leeds Manufacturing Alliance logo

The Leeds Manufacturing Alliance is seeking your support for a Manufacturing Festival to be held in Leeds in October 2018. This is the first of what is intended to be Read More

Leeds company takes home two golds at prestigious regional business awards

By ThemaUser | 13th December 2017 | 0 Comments
Ben Wilson of MPM at the EEF awards in Harrogate

MPM, a Leeds-based manufacturer of composite and GRP tooling and products, has been crowned a regional manufacturing champion at this year’s prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. MPM, which employs 34 Read More

Brandon Medical launches UCV system

By ThemaUser | 9th December 2017 | 0 Comments
Mediclean UCV system from Brandon Medical

The ‘Mediclean’ UCV system improves patient safety and surgical outcomes through its unique complanate design, air curtain technology, and continuous air particle management system. Leeds-based Brandon Medical said, “Mediclean UCV Read More

Event: SMEs, accelerate your business 30th November

By Guy Foster | 27th November 2017 | 0 Comments
KPMG invite

Find out how working in partnership with Huddersfield Business School can help you in solving the challenges faced by SMEs. Booking HERE

15 New jobs all sewn up

By Guy Foster | 27th October 2017 | 0 Comments
David Whiteley MGP, James Boyd and Stephen Boyd, Nationwide Curtain Makers, Jeff Long, external consultant

Castleford curtain maker has 15 new jobs all sewn up A family-run curtain-making firm from Castleford is on course to reach the 30-staff mark after switching its focus from retailing Read More

Grant support helps mattress manufacturer

By Guy Foster | 27th October 2017 | 0 Comments
Maxine Melia Head of Operations Herida Healthcare

Grant support helps puts mattress manufacturing venture on path to growth A manufacturer of pressure relieving products used in the care industry and by the National Health Service is on course Read More

Anyone for Tiffin?

By Guy Foster | 27th October 2017 | 0 Comments
Brandon Medical Visitors

Yorkshire based medi-tech company, Brandon Medical, hosted a delegation of overseas commercial officers from UK Embassies as a part of the Gulf Tour to the UK event. Alistair Long, Director Read More