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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: 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

Bradford-based Thorite opens a new sales centre in Bristol

By ThemaUser | 28th March 2017 | 0 Comments
Thorite's new Bristol showroom

Thorite, the UK’s leading supplier of air compressors, air tools, pneumatics and process products is set to open its Bristol Sales Centre on 10th April bringing the total number of Read More

Keighley company set to fly

By ThemaUser | 27th January 2017 | 0 Comments
Keighley Labs

Keighley Laboratories Limited is one of only a handful of Airbus Accredited Test Houses in the UK and has recently increased its specialised accreditations. Keighley Labs is recognised as a Read More

Keighley College sews up skills gap with new Textile Academy

By ThemaUser | 27th January 2017 | 0 Comments
Textile Academy

New funding secured in Keighley will soon give a much-needed boost to the local textile industry. A £30,000 investment from the Textile Growth Fund is enabling a new textile academy Read More

The new Praxis prototype?

By ThemaUser | 18th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Subhaan Ali has joined Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance member Praxis Prototypes as their new packaging design apprentice. Praxis Prototypes has 38 years’ experience of designing packaging mainly in fibreboard, Read More

Enterprise Europe Network helps company gain a grant for a much needed expansion

By ThemaUser | 7th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Hangfast Ltd. trades from Bingley. Historically, the business provided lighting gantries and visual display stands to outdoor events and concerts mainly in the UK. This part of the business is Read More

D2 Bearings clinches exclusive distributorship

By ThemaUser | 7th October 2016 | 0 Comments
D2 Group

Bradford and Airedale Manufacturing Alliance member D2 Bearings has gained an ex clusive contract to supply Mupo Race Suspension for performance motorbikes. David Croft, the MD of D2 is heavily Read More

An Ex-press desire to grow

By ThemaUser | 4th April 2016 | 0 Comments
Ex-pressed Steel Panels

Formed in 1990, Ex-pressed Steel Panels produce handmade panels for discontinued cars from producers such as Ford (Escort, Cortina), Austin, Morris, Avenger and Sunbeam which are bought by members of Read More