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New board member right formula for chemical company

Airedale Chemical has announced a new appointment to its board of directors as the specialist chemical company enters a new and important year for the family-owned business. Dan Marr takes on the role of commercial director after seven years at Airedale Chemical and will oversee the technical, compliance and marketing departments

Wool Market for patron saint of wool-combers festival

A Wool Market is being held at Bradford Industrial Museum to celebrate the patron saint of wool-combers, Bishop Blaise and the history of wool in Bradford. The event, which takes place at the Bradford Council-run museum on the feast day of St Blaise, Sunday, February 3, will have stalls selling woollen

SouthernsBroadstock wins £1.1m Durham University contract

Yorkshire-based furniture, fixtures and equipment supplier SouthernsBroadstock has won a £1.1m contract to supply furnishings for Durham University’s newest teaching facility. SouthernsBroadstock, part of Extentia Group, will manufacture and install fitted and loose furniture, printer hubs, classroom furniture and soft furnishings as part of the contract at the new 90,000 sq

Growth of maintenance division signals positive year for Dortech

A brave decision made during the toughest economic conditions of the past decade, has proven a game-changer for a commercial glazing specialist. That’s the bold statement made by James Sutherland, managing director of Yorkshire-headquartered Dortech Group, as the business prepares for a big year of trading. The company’s glazing maintenance division is

Citivale conclude huge letting at Humber Enterprise Park

Leading Yorkshire business specialist Citivale, in conjunction LRE Capital, have let a high-quality 150,000 sq ft warehouse at Humber Enterprise Park in Brough to a major UK kitchen manufacturer and retailer. This is the largest industrial letting within the Hull and East Riding area during the past 12 months. The kitchen retailer

Easy Bathrooms presses full steam ahead with UK-wide expansion plans

Yorkshire-based Easy Bathrooms ramped up its headcount by 60 per cent and opened 11 additional showrooms in 2018, in its plan to become the UK’s number-one affordable bathroom retailer. The company, which was founded in 2012, now has 28 showrooms across the UK, with stores launching across the South of England

Yorkshire-based Rosenbauer UK restructures senior leadership team

Yorkshire-based Rosenbauer UK – which makes firefighting appliances – has significantly restructured its senior leadership team, as the company prepares to consolidate its growth over the next five years. Nick Uwins takes the reins as managing director, following a promotion from his former role of sales and engineering director. With over

York Handmade enjoy “excellent year”

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has just enjoyed one of the most successful years in its 30-year history. Based at Alne, near Easingwold, York Handmade is the leading independent brickmaker in the north of England. Chairman David Armitage said: “2018 has proved to be an excellent year for us, despite all

Manufacturer celebrates year of giving

Fourteen causes and organisations have been supported by a Cross Hills manufacturing firm this year as part of its ongoing commitments to the local community and its industry. With sectors spanning from education and community to sport and staff, Airedale Chemical has raised funds for charity, donated defibrillators and inspired younger