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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

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
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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
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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

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
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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