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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

Leeds manufacturers to fly the flag for UK business overseas

By ThemaUser | 17th March 2017 | 0 Comments
Hopkins Catering

Three Leeds manufacturing firms – Hopkins Catering Equipment, Brandon Medical and Rakusens – have been selected export champions to fly the flag for UK business in overseas markets as part Read More

Brewery boom drives investment and growth for Leeds engineering firm

By ThemaUser | 27th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Brewology, the Leeds-based manufacturer of cask filling and cleaning systems for the brewing industry, is investing in new machining and production capacity to take advantage of the continuing boom in Read More

Imageco make £294,000 investment in new equipment, jobs and growth with LEP support

By ThemaUser | 9th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Leeds-based Imageco is making a major investment in the latest large format printing technology in a bid to stay ahead of the game and expand the business into new markets, Read More

Record breaking year anticipated for Leeds manufacturer MPM

By ThemaUser | 14th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Glass reinforced plastic manufacturer MPM – which provides high-quality components and tooling to a wide range of industries – is set for its best year ever as the company anticipates Read More

Flood hit print firm back in business after Boxing Day floods

By ThemaUser | 14th September 2016 | 0 Comments
ERW Print Finshers

Specialist print firm ERW Print Finishers is back in business after relocating to new premises at Astra Park industrial estate, off Dewsbury Road, Leeds. The business, which was severely affected Read More

First day of term for manufacturers and engineers of tomorrow

By ThemaUser | 12th September 2016 | 0 Comments
UTC Leeds

The doors have opened on the first day at Leeds’ newest state-of-the-art school, UTC Leeds. UTC Leeds is the first school of its kind in the Leeds City Region to Read More

Italian style with a Northern twist

By ThemaUser | 19th July 2016 | 0 Comments
Northern Bloc

Entrepreneurs Josh Lee and Dirk Mischendahl have invested over £100,000 in their fast growing ice cream manufacturing business, Northern Bloc. This has been achieved with grant support of £21,000 from Read More

Wind power and rail sector drive demand at Siemens’ Leeds plant

By ThemaUser | 10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Siemen’s Mechanical Drives division in Leeds is going from strength to strength, with turnover passing the £20 million mark after the plant enjoyed its most successful year to date. Growth Read More

Export growth fuels success for medtech manufacturer

By ThemaUser | 5th May 2016 | 0 Comments
Brandon Medical

Brandon Medical, the Leeds-based manufacturer of operating theatre lighting, AV systems, control systems and equipment, has scooped the Medilink export achievement award following a year which has seen a 17% Read More

Pland secures schools contract in Qatar

By ThemaUser | 1st March 2016 | 0 Comments
Pland Stainless

Leeds-based Pland Stainless, a specialist in stainless steel sanitary ware and washroom equipment for hospitals, education and catering sectors, has completed manufacture of an order that could be worth up Read More