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Hat-trick of appointments and a familiar face at UNTHA UK

Three new recruits have joined the ever-growing UNTHA UK team, as the industrial shredding specialist eyes further expansion in 2020. Projects coordinator Tony Gillham brings 30 years’ engineering and management experience, to ensure the carefully-planned delivery and commissioning of new and refurbished shredders, throughout the UK. Drawing on expertise from roles in

Bathroom boss and son ready to walk through night for suicide charity

A Huddersfield businessman and his son are gearing up to walk through the night to raise money for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. ​ Paul Dwyer, managing director at Huddersfield-based luxury bathroom brand Thomas Crapper, and his son Joe will join others in

Palliative care transformed thanks to stairlift company’s contribution

Acorn Stairlifts has raised a life-changing £20,000 for Marie Curie to support people living with terminal illness. As part of a continued partnership between the Steeton-based stairlift manufacturer and the charity, Acorn pledged to donate £10 for every stairlift installed during a six-week period between April and June 2019. The £20,000 raised

Students and businesses celebrate the start of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks

More than 50 local students, businesses and dignitaries gathered in Bradford for a tour of a 38-acre manufacturing facility to kickstart a fortnight of events for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019. Attendees at water solutions and chemical manufacturer, Solenis, included 12 students from three schools – Dixons Allerton Academy, Parkside School and

Specialist Glass Products increases production capacity by 80 per cent

Specialist Glass Products, based on the outskirts of Huddersfield, has more than doubled its production capacity in recent weeks with the installation of a new state-of-the-art glass furnace. The furnace, costing £120,000, has not only increased the production capacity of the business by 80 per cent but also allows Specialist Glass

Manufacturing apprenticeships the routes to top jobs, students told at skills event

More than 1,000 Leeds students from 40 schools joined online with an audience of young people at specialist engineering and manufacturing college UTC Leeds last week to receive first-hand advice on working in the city’s diverse manufacturing sector. Taking place as part of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, the event saw a