Manufacturing in Leeds
Welcome to this showcase for enterprise and innovation in Leeds, the UK’s second largest manufacturing centre outside London. Leeds has over 1,700 companies engaged in a diverse range of manufacturing activities, including specialised engineering, print, food and drink manufacture, chemicals and medical technology. Employing around 30,000 people, the sector generates over 11% of the Leeds economy’s total output.
Our site features dozens of Leeds manufacturing case studies, key facts and figures. Please contact us with comments or feedback or to highlight a Leeds business you believe should be showcased. Find out more
2 December 2013
Improving delivery performance is the main driver for small to medium sized manufacturers in Yorkshire and Humber looking to bring production back to the UK. One in five respondents...
18 November 2013
MPM, a specialist in glass reinforced plastic mouldings, is aiming to double its turnover to £2 million within the next five years following a £500,000 investment in purchasing, expanding...
12 November 2013
An initiative designed to inspire the next generation of young engineers has been launched by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, working with Primary Engineer, a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the...