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The Leeds Manufacturing Alliance is a one-stop shop for Leeds-based manufacturers seeking support and looking to raise their profile


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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

Italian style with a Northern twist

By ThemaUser | 19th July 2016 | 0 Comments
Northern Bloc

Entrepreneurs Josh Lee and Dirk Mischendahl have invested over £100,000 in their fast growing ice cream manufacturing business, Northern Bloc. This has been achieved with grant support of £21,000 from Read More

Wind power and rail sector drive demand at Siemens’ Leeds plant

By ThemaUser | 10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Siemen’s Mechanical Drives division in Leeds is going from strength to strength, with turnover passing the £20 million mark after the plant enjoyed its most successful year to date. Growth Read More

Export growth fuels success for medtech manufacturer

By ThemaUser | 5th May 2016 | 0 Comments
Brandon Medical

Brandon Medical, the Leeds-based manufacturer of operating theatre lighting, AV systems, control systems and equipment, has scooped the Medilink export achievement award following a year which has seen a 17% Read More

Pland secures schools contract in Qatar

By ThemaUser | 1st March 2016 | 0 Comments
Pland Stainless

Leeds-based Pland Stainless, a specialist in stainless steel sanitary ware and washroom equipment for hospitals, education and catering sectors, has completed manufacture of an order that could be worth up Read More

Hopkins Catering expanding range into North American market

By ThemaUser | 14th May 2015 | 0 Comments
Hopkins Catering

A manufacturer of specialist catering equipment based in Leeds is gearing up for growth in export markets and domestic sales as it prepares to launch a new product range at Read More