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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

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
Keighley Labs Group visit

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

D2 Group expands its product range

By ThemaUser | 17th June 2019 | 0 Comments
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D2 Group, one of Yorkshire’s leading bearing and engineering supply firms, became involved with Mupo at the end of 2015 as the sole UK importer. Company director Dave Croft saw Read More

BAMA member Thorite appoints a new Capital Equipment and Aftermarket Director

By ThemaUser | 12th June 2019 | 0 Comments
Mark Yates Thorite

Mark Yates has been appointed Capital Equipment and Aftermarket Director at Thorite. As the company enters its next phase of expansion, these are exciting times for Thorite and Mark’s appointment, Read More

What can University of Bradford do for you?

By ThemaUser | 12th June 2019 | 0 Comments
Bradford University

Members of Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance were treated to a fascinating insight into the vast array of help available to manufacturers from University of Bradford. Superbly organised by Helen Read More

Ex-pressed Steel Panels secures a licensing agreement with Ford

By ThemaUser | 17th May 2019 | 0 Comments
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Ex-Pressed Steel Panels Ltd (ESP) secures licensing agreement with Ford Motor Company A Yorkshire-based specialist in top quality, hand-finished steel panels for classic cars has announced a prestigious licensing agreement Read More