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

The Leeds Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

Yorkshire manufacturer wins exporter of the year award

By ThemaUser | 19th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Europes only manufacturer of classic jukeboxes, Sound Leisure, has won a prestigious regional award as Yorkshire Exporter of the Year.   The Leeds-based company scooped the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Read More

Environment Agency visit Saftronics facility

By ThemaUser | 18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The team at Saftronics recently hosted Keith Solts and his MEICA graduates from the Environment Agency at their facility in Leeds. Mark Godfrey and Crawford Howe presented Saftronics’ motor control Read More

Event: 12 November 2019 – Improving Layouts & 5S

By ThemaUser | 22nd October 2019 | 0 Comments
Improving Layouts and 5S workshop featured image

Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019Time: 09:00 – 13:00Venue: Involution Ltd, Park House Business Centre, Clayton Wood Close, Leeds, LS16 6QE This workshop brought to you by the Manufacturing Growth Programme Read More

Three Leeds companies receive awards

By ThemaUser | 17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Three Leeds based companies have struck gold at the regional heats of a major national manufacturing awards programme organised by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation. The awards which recognise excellence Read More

Event: 24th October 2019 Support and Funding for Manufacturers

By ThemaUser | 18th September 2019 | 0 Comments
Support and Funding

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

Continued commitment to apprenticeship programme

By ThemaUser | 19th August 2019 | 0 Comments
Saftronics Apprentices

Saftronics Ltd, one of the market leaders in process control systems and LV switchgear are committed to supporting young people in the engineering sector. The company has welcomed its latest Read More


By ThemaUser | 19th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Pland Stainless has announced the purchase of a new 4m Bystonic Fiber Laser machine to improve productivity at their Leeds based manufacturing unit. This represents the latest acquisition in what Read More

Brandon Medical leads the way on exports

By ThemaUser | 25th July 2019 | 0 Comments
Brandon Medical operating theatre products promotional shot

Leeds-based Brandon Medical, a manufacturer and designer of world-leading technology for operating theatres, critical care areas & primary care, recently hosted a delegation of overseas representatives from the Department for Read More

Women Fly the Flag for Women’s World Cup

By ThemaUser | 2nd July 2019 | 0 Comments
Women's World Cup Flag Side on Northern Flags

All-female led team support the Lionesses in their game against Norway. The team at Northern Flags seized their chance to support by designing, printing and hemming the 3m flag before Read More

FaberExposize UK Expands Creative Services Department

By ThemaUser | 2nd July 2019 | 0 Comments
Stephen Goldthorpe Northern Flags

Following a series of Retail Account wins, FaberExposize UK has expanded its creative services department, which services Northern Flags and FaberExposize UK, through the appointment of Steve Goldthorpe as its Read More