Manufacturing in Leeds

Welcome to this showcase for enterprise and innovation in Leeds, the UK’s second largest manufacturing centre outside London. There are over 1,700 manufacturing companies in Leeds employing around 30,000 people and generating over 11% of the city’s total economic output. For an overview of the sector, download our special report  ‘Leeds manufacturing: adding value’. Download report>>>

Our site features dozens of Leeds manufacturing case studies, together with key facts and figures on the city’s manufacturing sector. Please contact us with comments or feedback or to highlight a Leeds business you believe should be showcased. Find out more

Latest News

New college promises major skills boost for manufacturing in Leeds

8 August 2014

The manufacturing sector in Leeds and the wider city region has received a major boost this week with news that the Department for Education has approved the creation of...

GNE go for managed growth as direct mail industry stabilises

22 July 2014

Printed envelope supplier GNE has invested £500,000 in new plant and machinery over the last 12 months and is preparing for further investment that could see the Leeds-based business...

The manufacturing challenge for Leeds – join the debate

26 June 2014

Register now for the breakfast briefing on manufacturing in the Leeds City Region, hosted by Yorkshire Business Insider, on Friday 18th July. >>>> Click here to register A debate...