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"Great visit this morning, feeling very impressed by the innovation"

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Manufacturing support


The Manufacturing Alliance is here to try and help your business grow and to be more successful. We offer support and access to support in a number of ways:

The Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers of all sizes to improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

Reducing Irritants in Skin Products

By Guy Foster | 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments
Bradford University KTP 01 Picture

University of Bradford helped RB Healthcare (UK) ltd. develop a new test for their skin product. Read the full article HERE

Hainsworth’s mill visit

By Guy Foster | 22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Surviving flood, fire and reinvention “Great visit this morning – feeling very inspired by the innovation” In August, members of the Bradford & Airedale Manufacturing Alliance and Leeds Manufacturing Alliance Read More

Event: 24th October: Healthy workplaces for all ages

By Guy Foster | 22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments
Graphic Event Healthy Workplaces

By 2030, workers aged over 55 are expected to make up 30 % or more of the total workforce in many European countries. This creates challenges for employees, employers and Read More

Event: 17 October 2017 – Digital Manufacturing

By ThemaUser | 31st August 2017 | 0 Comments
Industry 4.0

Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 Time: 17:30 – 20:30 Venue: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD The fourth industrial revolution – or Industry 4.0 – seems to be a Read More

Event: 18 July 2017 – Skills in Manufacturing

By ThemaUser | 26th June 2017 | 0 Comments
Manufacturer Measurement Network

Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2017 Time: 17:30 – 20:00 (optional tours from 16:30) Venue: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD NPL, a world leading centre in the development and application Read More

Event: 14 June 2017 – Digital Marketing for Manufacturers

By ThemaUser | 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments
Digital marketing for manufacturers

Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 Time: 09:30 – 13:00 Venue: Elizabethan Gallery, Brook Street, Wakefield, WF1 1QW This event is a brilliant guide to digital marketing for manufacturers with lots Read More

Event: 17 May 2017- Funding and Support for Manufacturing

By ThemaUser | 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments
Event at Keighley College

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Time: 17:30 – 19:00 Venue: Keighley College, Bradford Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 4HQ This popular and informative event is aimed at making manufacturers aware of the wide 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

Extending students’ knowledge

By ThemaUser | 24th April 2017 | 0 Comments
Melanie Kirk - MD of THETA

The Hair Extension Training Academy Ltd offers ground-breaking Hair Extension courses in 10 different techniques as well as providing a Hair Extension service to the public. Melanie Kirk (Managing Director) Read More