Welcome to The Manufacturing Alliance

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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

Event: 17 April 2018 – Business Diversification

By ThemaUser | 25th January 2018 | 0 Comments
Rail bogie and wheelset

Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018 Time: 17:30 – 20:30 Venue: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD The next NPL Manufacturer Measurement Network Event will address the topic Read More

Event: 22 February 2018 – Doing Business in Defence & Security Markets

By ThemaUser | 18th January 2018 | 0 Comments
Soldier aiming through the gun sight on an automatic weapon

Date: Tuesday, 22 February 2018 Time: 09:30 – 14:00 Venue: Spencer Group, 1 Humber Quays, Wellington Street West, Hull, HU1 2BN Cost: £50.00 NDI/EEF members / £75.00 non-members Get Cyber ready 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

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