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The global spread of coronavirus is causing significant concern among local businesses with many experiencing difficulties getting components and materials for their end products. For the latest government advice, please follow the relevant links below.

Networking events


"Great visit this morning, feeling very impressed by the innovation"

Case studies


Manufacturing support


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

The Manufacturing Alliance exists to help manufacturers of all sizes to improve performance by offering a quality support mechanism

Motor firm is racing ahead

By ThemaUser | 24th April 2017 | 0 Comments
Ginetta factory visit

Members of the Manufacturing Alliance were given a rare glimpse into the inner workings of Ginetta, one of the most innovative teams in motorsport. Tucked away on the outskirts of Read More

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

Support and Funding for Manufacturers

By Guy Foster | 24th April 2017 | 0 Comments
Funding & Support 2

“There’s never any support for manufacturers!” How often have we said or heard  that? Well in fact there’s a great deal of support and funding out there at the moment 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

Resource Efficiency Grants

By ThemaUser | 22nd February 2017 | 0 Comments
Resource efficiency grants for manufacturers

Manufacturers based within the Leeds city Region can now apply for grants to help with resource efficiency. The grants are discretionary but are primarily aimed at manufacturers looking to make Read More