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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

D2 Group expands its product range

By ThemaUser | 17th June 2019 | 0 Comments
D2 Group motorbike

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
ESP logo

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

Keighley Labs achieves Nadcap accreditation for their Materials Testing Laboratory

By ThemaUser | 29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Nadcap congratulates Keighley Laboratories Limited on successfully passing the Materials Testing Laboratory audit and obtaining Nadcap accreditation. Nadcap accreditation for Materials Testing Laboratory has been achieved by Keighley Labs as Read More

Steering Group – get involved

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments
Nick Garthwaite

WANTED Vice Chair for steering group. Would you like to get involved in the Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance steering group to help support the 1200 manufacturers in Bradford and Read More

Event: 9 May 2019 Growing your business internationally.

By ThemaUser | 25th April 2019 | 0 Comments
International Business Event

You are invited to the free Invest in Bradford Business and Enterprise Europe Network breakfast event. The aim of the event is to encourage and inspire local companies to explore Read More

Has your company entered the Bradford Means Business Awards Yet?

By ThemaUser | 8th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Has your company had a bumper year that needs to be recognised, or does one of your colleagues deserve recognition for their efforts? Is your business very much family orientated Read More

Ex-Pressed Steel Panels features in Classic Ford magazine

By ThemaUser | 17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cowling-based Ex-Pressed Steel Panels, which manufactures replacement panels for classic cars, recently featured in the Classic Ford magazine. This feature article follows the news that Ex-Pressed landed a prestigious deal Read More

Event: 30 January 2019 – Importing and Exporting: The challenges and opportunities in a period of change

By ThemaUser | 11th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019 Time: 07:30 – 10:30 Venue: Clarion Cedar Court Leeds/Bradford Hotel, Rooley Lane, Bradford BD5 8HW The annual manufacturer only joint event between Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance and the Read More