30 March 2012
Leeds-based Inline Health and Beauty has invested £350,000 in a relocation that has doubled manufacturing space and created four new jobs in pursuit of a £5M annual sales target by 2015. Founder and managing director Christian Cain plans a further nine new recruits as sales, boosted by new products and re-branded lines, accelerate from last
4 April 2011
A Leeds manufacturing company that has built a £60 million operation through a combination of innovative product development and aggressive marketing is poised for continued growth with £1 million invested in improved production lines and an additional seven‐figure sum earmarked for expanded manufacturing capacity.
1 August 2010
The UK and Ireland’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, fillers and building chemicals, Leeds-based Everbuild Building Products Ltd is set to benefit from reduced CO2 emissions and make massive energy savings following a review of the company’s environmental performance carried out by the Manufacturing Advisory Service. “We want to cut our energy costs and
14 July 2009
A Leeds manufacturer that has carved a leading niche in the UK value toiletries market is now moving upmarket on the back of a two-year sales increase of 36% to reach almost £2m annually. Business is booming this year at In-Line Cosmetics and owner and managing director Christian Cain plans to double sales within the
26 June 2009
A labour-saving mineralised wheat straw mulch that reduces weed growth by up to 95% is gaining ground with discerning gardeners at home and abroad. In addition to its weed reduction properties, Strulch conserves water by retaining moisture and enriches soil and its structure, making life easier for busy gardeners. It is highly recommended by leading
2 January 2008
A hydrating chemical solution involved in the manufacture of most of the world’s soft contact lens is providing a growth market for an innovative Leeds company. Due to the delicacy of the lens manufacturing process, just one tonne of the product from Pudsey-based Vickers Laboratories fulfils most of the short-term production requirements for a particular
13 November 2007
The growth of China’s pigments industry has nailed the first major export deal for Leeds-based Glassflake’s Australian office launched only six months ago. The £100,000 order, fulfilled in just three months, came from one of China’s biggest pigment companies – a world leader -and the Glassflake products which are micro sized platelets of glass will
10 April 2007
A new range of tanning and sun protection products exotically named Aloha is set to add further growth to a highly successful Leeds-based toiletries manufacturer. Since launching In-Line Cosmetics in 1997, owner and managing director Christian Cain has seen exponential year on year growth to a current turnover of £1.4m and a staff of 12.