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Gent Visick cements modular house deal at Flaxby

Leeds property consultancy Gent Visick is now working on the final phase of a two-year development programme at Flaxby Moor near Harrogate, which has involved the letting, selling and extensive refurbishment of a 270,000 sq ft industrial site, to create one of the UK’s most advanced modular home production facilities. Gent

Kingston Joinery confident for 2019

Kingston Joinery managing director Craig O’Leary is confident the firm can continue its growth into 2019. The East Yorkshire-based commercial joinery specialist will see its turnover exceed £8m for the first time in 2018, with predicted growth to a £10m turnover over the coming 12 months. And despite the uncertainly hanging over

178-year-old bedmaker launches first TV campaign

A fifth-generation family bedmaker, which was established in Yorkshire in 1840, will launch its first ever TV advert on Boxing Day as part of a multimillion pound consumer marketing campaign. Harrison Spinks employs more than 600 people at its manufacturing facility in Leeds and runs its own farm in Yorkshire where

Nestlé marketing team have a break from the day job during Disability Action Yorkshire Bake Off Day

Marketeers from Nestle have taken part in a special “bake off” themed volunteering event held at Disability Action Yorkshire’s residential care home in Harrogate. The seven, who work in the KitKat and Biscuits team, spent the day at the charity’s Claro Road facility, baking and playing games with customers. Each year the

Furniture manufacturer invests in Riverside baler

Eximious Furniture Limited has invested in a new RWM75 waste baler to tackle the amount of waste it produces daily. Handling three different material streams – cardboard, plastic and metal paint tins – this vertical compact baling press from Riverside Waste Machinery is significantly reducing the volume of unwanted packaging held

Castle Square advise on management buy-out of Harvest Healthcare

Rotherham headquartered Harvest Healthcare; a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality healthcare equipment has changed ownership in a Management Buy-Out, led by managing director, Neil Davis. The company manufactures, supplies and services active & static mattresses and cushions, profiling beds, and moving & handling equipment to care home groups, community care

York Handmade highly commended in two major awards at “brick Oscars”

The York Handmade Brick Company has been highly commended for two major projects in the prestigious 2018 Brick Awards. Leading independent brickmaker York Handmade, based at Alne, near Easingwold, was recognised for its work on the acclaimed new Westgate Centre in the heart of historic Oxford and for the magnificent new

Jukebox manufacturer secures $100,000 first order from Japan

Leeds-based jukebox manufacturer Sound Leisure has won its first Japanese export order, with a US $100,000 contract for its classic vinyl jukeboxes from a luxury Tokyo retailer. Retro specialist Flat 4 sells vintage VW vehicles, parts and ‘50s memorabilia, which have gained cult status in Japan. The Yorkshire-manufactured jukeboxes, the only

It’s a family affair at Whitakers Chocolates

A Yorkshire-based chocolate manufacturer has added another branch to its family tree with the appointment of Gemma Whitaker. The UK’s largest manufacturer of personalised chocolates has recruited wife of managing director, William Whitaker, to the position of marketing manager. Gemma has a strong background in advertising sales and marketing, most recently working

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