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

The Bradford & Airedale Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

Appris appointed as preferred provider

By Guy Foster | 20th August 2020 | 0 Comments
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Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) appoint Appris as Preferred Provider of Ex-KITS Apprentices Details HERE

Covid-19 Business Update 27th August 2020

By ThemaUser | 2nd June 2020 | 0 Comments

The Government also has its own guidance for business HERE Help and support if your business is affected by Covid-19 The Government has updated its YouTube video on the Job Read More

Cobbydog grows overseas sales through Enterprise Europe Network support

By Guy Foster | 13th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Cobbydog is a leading British manufacturer of cold pressed dog food – a production method that allows the meats to be processed in a way that retains all the nutrients Read More

Keighley Labs Celebrates 100 Years of Service with Accreditation Achievements

By ThemaUser | 10th March 2020 | 0 Comments
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With the start of a new decade bringing about opportunity for new growth and expansion, 2020 will see Keighley Laboratories Limited celebrating 100 years of service in metallurgical analysis, testing Read More

Event: 29th January 2020

By ThemaUser | 13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Getting your manufacturing business “funding ready” Attracting finance for your business can be tricky with funding providers expecting you to “jump through hoops” to apply and there’s still a chance Read More

Event: 23 October 2019 – Managing dangerous substances in the workplace

By ThemaUser | 26th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019Time: 09:30 – 12:30Venue: Bradford (Further venue details upon registration) Effective management of health and safety risks in the workplace benefits everyone involved. It is good Read More

Event: 24th October 2019 Support and Funding for Manufacturers

By ThemaUser | 18th September 2019 | 0 Comments
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There is a surprising amount of funding and support out there for manufacturers, why not come along to this free event at Keighley College to see what is available for Read More

Engineers Association Visit Keighley Laboratories

By ThemaUser | 18th September 2019 | 0 Comments
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Keighley Laboratories were proud to host a recent visit for delegates from Keighley’s Association of Engineers. 13 members of the Association arrived on site for in-depth tours of the company, Read More

Keighley Laboratories Flying High with Aerospace Expansions

By ThemaUser | 18th September 2019 | 0 Comments
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With the UK Aerospace Market continuously seeking to explore new technologies and pushing existing boundaries, competition to provide the highest quality services in aerospace is fiercer than it has ever Read More

Additional Engineering & Manufacturing Training Centre to Accommodate 70% Increase in Apprenticeship Demand

By ThemaUser | 19th August 2019 | 0 Comments
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Appris, a not for profit registered charity, is expanding its engineering & manufacturing apprenticeship provision with the addition of a new Training Centre on its existing site in Laisterdyke, Bradford. Read More