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Luxury bed manufacturer fells its first responsibly-grown trees from Yorkshire forest

Leeds-based luxury bed manufacturer, Harrison Spinks has felled its first trees from its wholly owned and responsibly managed forest in Sand Hutton, Yorkshire. The timber, felled from Corsican Pine, Sycamore, Scots Pine and Mixed Broadleaves trees, will be used in its luxury divans and headboards. The bed maker – which was

Shire Beds and Leeds Rhinos to continue partnership

The Shire Bed Company launched the second year of its sponsorship deal with top professional rugby league team and Super League champions 2017, Leeds Rhinos.  The partnership, was officially launched at the club's Emerald Stadium Headingly. It will allow the Dewsbury-based bed manufacturer to continue its Sleep4Sport project and further develop

Indian trade mission showcase for South Yorkshire health care company

JRI Orthopaedics showcased its manufacturing excellence and healthcare delivery solutions during a special UK Government trade mission to India to celebrate 70 years of NHS innovation. The multi-award winning Sheffield business was the only orthopaedics company invited to the three-city mission organized by the Department for International Trade, which included a

Chemical processing business completes work on new £1m warehouse project

Toll and contract manufacturer Cod Beck Blenders has completed a six month project to create additional warehousing facilities at its purpose-built eight acre site in North Yorkshire. The company’s operation in Dalton, Thirsk, has been expanded with the addition of a new 975m2 warehouse and access road, supported by a grant

Gala Graphics shows its love for local markets

Gala Graphics, the Rotherham based graphic design and promotional print specialist, is showing its appreciation for independent market traders as the Official Supplier of Merchandise for the Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign. The company, which is supporting the campaign for a second year, has released a range of promotional merchandise

Spinks Springs appoints Ian Owen as European sales manager

Leeds-based pocket spring manufacturer, Spinks Springs, has appointed Ian Owen as European sales manager, a newly created role designed to support the company’s growth. Ian will be tasked with managing sales of Spinks’ pocket springs across the European market including the UK. Ian joins Spinks Springs after 28 years at Carpenter, a

National commercial kitchen specialist cooks up deal with with HSBC

Bradford-based commercial kitchen specialist The Airedale Group is targeting ambitious growth with the help of a funding package from HSBC. The eight-figure funding package from the bank will support the Airedale Group’s continued growth strategy, which includes entering new markets and developing new products and services. The business will also be

Iconic Huddersfield cloth brand celebrates growing international presence

Heritage cloth brand Dugdale Bros & Co is celebrating its most successful year to date, following significant expansion into fast-growing international markets and the appointment of key personnel. Through its 122-year history, the company has become renowned within the textiles world for supplying fine worsted fabrics to Savile Row tailors and

York Handmade takes the yellow brick road to London

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has begun to manufacture the iconic yellow stock bricks which were used to build millions of houses in London in the 19th and early 20th centuries. York Handmade, based at Alne, near Easingwold, has already received an order for 30,000 London Yellows, with an order

Door manufacturer targets £5m turnover

A manufacturer of folding patio doors is targeting £5 million turnover this year after launching the business just three years ago. Panoramic Doors started out in Carlisle Street in Sheffield before moving to a 20,000 sq ft facility on the edge of the city in early 2016. The switch to larger premises