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Econ’s state-of-the-art laser cutter delivering more for less

A North Yorkshire engineering company’s new state-of-the-art laser cutter is delivering the benefits it promised. Econ Engineering, which manufactures more than 80 per cent of the winter maintenance and repair vehicles used on Britain’s roads, has invested £850,000 into the technologically-advanced machinery to aid its production capabilities and reduce its energy

New group chairman and MD at Harrison Spinks

Fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks has announced two internal promotions that will see Managing Director Simon Spinks promoted to Group Chairman, replacing his father Peter Spinks who steps into a Non-Executive Director role. The 180-year-old family-run business has promoted its marketing director Nick Booth to managing director of Harrison Spinks Beds with

Yorkshire bedmaker develops new collection available for next day delivery

Fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks has developed a new collection of premium mattresses exclusively for independent retailers, available for next day delivery. The Velocity Collection is Harrison Spinks’ first ever next-day, off-the-shelf mattress, designed to support independents with a range of products that are easily accessible for consumers in the current climate.

Yorkshire glass company develops COVID-19 office desk solution

Yorkshire manufacturer Glassolutions has launched a free-standing COVID-19 desk-top glass sneeze guard, ideal for social distancing in offices. The Elland-based glass company usually distributes glass for the building industry, including windows, balustrades, partitions, shower screens, splashbacks and mirrors. It has developed the Easy Sneeze Guard as a solution to screen adjacent

Luxury bedmaker resumes manufacturing

Fifth-generation bedmaker Harrison Spinks has resumed manufacturing from its Yorkshire-based facility this week, following recent Government guidelines. The bedmaker is re-starting its operation on a safe and reduced scale and is focusing on existing orders and orders for key customers, including independents and high street retailers. Its components production and a

Horsforth-based soap manufacturer boosts output

Manufacturer of soap bases and natural ingredients, Stephenson, is stepping up production levels at its Horsforth-based manufacturing plant as it continues to deliver to international personal care, cosmetics brands, manufacturers and artisan soap makers. The family-owned company has worked tirelessly since the start of the pandemic to ensure the smooth continuation

NHS visor part production for Barnsley manufacturer

A Barnsley manufacturer has invested a five figure sum in two new 3-D printers to produce parts for visors for the NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic. Rollem, which has an international reputation as leading print finishing equipment suppliers, recently underwent a restructuring process which included the £1.25m sale and leaseback of