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Accreditations build trust and drive growth at Companion Stairlifts

Guiseley-based stairlift and easy bathing solutions company Companion has become a member of Trading Standards' Buy With Confidence approved trader scheme, as part of its strategy to reassure customers of its commitment to quality standards and excellent service. June is Scams Awareness Month and many organisations are issuing advice about how

Yorkshire manufacturers given helping hand by new ambassador

Manufacturers in Yorkshire will be given a helping hand with marketing, thanks to the appointment of a new ambassador. Dave Pannell has been appointed manufacturing ambassador for Yorkshire by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). He will be offering free advice and organising events to help companies compete across the UK

Dugdale Bros launches 100 per cent British-made cotton collection

Heritage Huddersfield textiles brand Dugdale Bros & Co has launched a new collection of 25 cotton cloths, bringing its total number of fine fabric ranges up to 24. Entirely made in Britain using premium-quality Supima yarn from English Fine Cottons, this latest release is the first cotton collection for tailors in

New look website for Little Tikes

One of the UK’s most renowned and trusted toy manufacturers – Little Tikes – has undergone a complete website overhaul, to propel the company forwards in line with the current digital climate and reflect its updated direction and brand values. Designed and developed by Yorkshire-based creative agency The Bigger Boat, the

Yorkshire distillery celebrates official opening

A Yorkshire-based craft gin and whisky distillery has marked its official launch with a celebratory event attended by more than 200 guests.   Cooper King Distillery, which is England’s first self-built distillery, held the event to celebrate the launch, having recently completed production of its pioneering inaugural gin.   Having only launched

Companion employees celebrate service awards

Stairlift and accessible bathing solutions company Companion has rewarded two of its people for their years of dedication and service. The Guiseley-based company has introduced a new long service awards scheme, to recognise team members after the milestones of two years, five years and then every five years after that. Companion sales

Fume extractor manufacturer grows international sales

A South Yorkshire manufacturer that exports industrial fume extraction equipment has seen significant growth in overseas sales following a management buyout and investment from Finance Yorkshire. Purex International makes a range of appliances that remove harmful fumes by purifying and recirculating air back into a factory. Users include companies in the

Sheffield engineering enables Swiss nuclear power-plant restart

A UK manufacturer of components for civil nuclear power has completed manufacturing, research and consultancy work to allow the world's oldest working nuclear reactor to restart. Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd (SFIL) was contracted by plant operator, AXPO, to investigate the origin of ultrasonic indications which were detected in the Reactor Pressure