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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

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

Event: Making industry 4.0 work for you

By Guy Foster | 12th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Making Industry 4.0 work For You!!!!! What is Industry 4.0 all about? Learn How to Improve Profitability and Competitive advantage 6PM – 9PM ON 7TH NOVEMBER 2017 BRADFORD COLLEGE GREAT Read More

Event: Environmental Regulations Update

By Guy Foster | 22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Environmental Regulations Update: 12th October 2017 (a.m.) in Leeds Run in conjunction with Investors in the Environment, our annual event will give you the latest information on environmental rules and Read More

West & North Yorkshire Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2017

By ThemaUser | 31st August 2017 | 0 Comments

Make your voice heard The Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) monitors economic trends in a range of areas relevant to companies across the Yorkshire region. The quarterly report is read and Read More

Event: 23 August 2017 – Surviving fire, flood and re-invention

By ThemaUser | 16th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Date: Wednesday, 23 August 2017 Time: 09:30 Venue: A W Hainsworth, Spring Valley Mills, Sun Field, Stanningley, LS28 6DW A W Hainsworth is still a growing company despite suffering through Read More

Motor firm is racing ahead

By ThemaUser | 24th April 2017 | 0 Comments
Ginetta factory visit

Members of the Manufacturing Alliance were given a rare glimpse into the inner workings of Ginetta, one of the most innovative teams in motorsport. Tucked away on the outskirts of Read More

Event: 3 May 2017 Digital Marketing for Manufacturers

By ThemaUser | 24th April 2017 | 0 Comments
Digital marketing

Many manufacturing companies still rely on pre-internet strategies to find new business but as industrial buyers turn digital and become unwilling to directly engage with a supplier until late in Read More

Event: 25 April 2017 How to sell to the MOD

By ThemaUser | 10th April 2017 | 0 Comments

HOW TO SELL TO THE MOD CYBER ESSENTIALS & EXPORT DEFENCE PRODUCTS Union Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 OHL Date: 25th April 2017 09:30-13:00 (optional tour with lunch 13:00 – 14:00) Read More

£1 million investment at Siemens in Leeds boosts local supply chain and jobs

By ThemaUser | 29th March 2017 | 0 Comments
Siemens factory in Leeds

Siemens in Leeds is celebrating an additional £1 million investment, having almost doubled turnover in the six years since it relocated to its current site. The significant injection is to Read More